The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Taunton 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 38 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technician 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.02% 3.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.27%
Job Titles Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 97.45% 96.49% 98.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 19 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £399 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.29 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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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 11 July 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) assyst
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle