The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
England / South West
Rank 130 122 141
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.55% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Median daily rate £133 £275 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.81% +139.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £100 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £630 £166
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £146 £150
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £13.68 £12.18
% change year-on-year
-11.73% +12.32%

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2472 2764 2949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.44% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1872 1891
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 161 180
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bristol +4 2 £155 +3.33% 2
Gloucestershire -4 2 £115 -81.14% 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Support 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 West region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) DBS Check
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Network Management
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Apple
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (14.29%) Back Office
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MCSE

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CESG
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Management
1 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) DBS Check
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago