The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
England / South East
Rank 238 242 248
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 4 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £145 £126 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.30% +0.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £135 £125
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £12.00 £12.45
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7116 8310 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.57% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4154 5083 4898
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 389 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured IT Technician in the job title.

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Technician
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Technician across the South East region.

IT Technician Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IT Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Technician across the South East region.

IT Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IT Technician
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -5 2 £145 -
Kent +7 1 - - 1
Surrey +1 1 £138 -
IT Technician
England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT Technician contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) MS Office
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
5 7 (33.33%) Office 365
6 6 (28.57%) Apple
7 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (23.81%) Android
8 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
9 3 (14.29%) Citrix
9 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
10 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
10 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 2 (9.52%) iPhone
10 2 (9.52%) iPad
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) NHS
10 2 (9.52%) Service Management
10 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
10 2 (9.52%) ITIL
10 2 (9.52%) DNS
10 2 (9.52%) DHCP
11 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) IMAP
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
1 2 (9.52%) iPhone
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Android
3 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 1 (4.76%) Network Design
2 1 (4.76%) Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware