The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank - 36 29
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.57% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £160 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £175 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £11.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+28.26% -16.36%
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
331 319 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.57% 93.00% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 184 122
Average daily rate £300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 12
Average hourly rate £13.71 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Vacancies
Sheffield - - - - 1
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DataStage
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle