The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 210 224 206
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 28 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£150 £150 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -51.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £142 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £158 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £145 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 8
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £13.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Support Technician
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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
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support 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 Support Technician across the South East region.

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Support Technician
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Technician Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Support 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 Support Technician across the South East region.

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Technician Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -8 17 £313 +96.08% 4
Surrey +2 7 - - 2
Berkshire 0 2 £150 +7.14% 1
West Sussex - 2 - - 5
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 26 (37.14%) MS Office
4 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
5 20 (28.57%) ITIL
6 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (18.57%) Windows XP
9 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
9 12 (17.14%) SQL
9 12 (17.14%) HP
10 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.86%) Wireless
12 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
13 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
13 8 (11.43%) DNS
14 7 (10.00%) Project Management
14 7 (10.00%) GIS
14 7 (10.00%) ArcGIS
14 7 (10.00%) ArcInfo
14 7 (10.00%) DHCP
14 7 (10.00%) MS Access
14 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
14 7 (10.00%) .NET
14 7 (10.00%) Data Management
14 7 (10.00%) Degree
14 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (10.00%) Computer Science

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) ArcGIS
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Site Server
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.43%) Lync
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Office
2 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.00%) ArcInfo
4 2 (2.86%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Wireless
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) DHCP
4 5 (7.14%) Internet
4 5 (7.14%) LAN
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.29%) Firewall
7 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.86%) VLAN
7 2 (2.86%) SAN
8 1 (1.43%) SSL
8 1 (1.43%) Junos
8 1 (1.43%) Network Security
8 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MS Access
1 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.43%) Law
1 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) GIS
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Statistics
3 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
3 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.57%) Windows XP
5 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.71%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Data Management
3 7 (10.00%) Cartography
4 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.71%) Line Management
6 3 (4.29%) Analytics
6 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.86%) ITSM
7 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.86%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.86%) Service Management
8 1 (1.43%) Change Management
8 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.29%) MCP
5 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) MCTS
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) HP
3 5 (7.14%) McAfee
4 4 (5.71%) Google
4 4 (5.71%) Apple
5 3 (4.29%) Becrypt
5 3 (4.29%) Symantec
5 3 (4.29%) Citrix
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Mitel
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) Cognos
6 2 (2.86%) i2
6 2 (2.86%) ILOG
7 1 (1.43%) Lotus
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
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