The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technician 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.92% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.08 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -23.89%
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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 Taunton 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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 96.23% 94.23% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 32 15
Average daily rate £330 £375 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £410 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Senior Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Senior Technician Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited Senior 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 Senior Technician in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited Senior 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 Senior Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Summit
1 1 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle