The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had ICT 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
ICT Technician
UK
Rank 583 624 603
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Technician 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.013% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £120 £95 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -45.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £95 £174
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -45.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.13 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year
-23.27% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

ICT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured ICT Technician in the job title.

ICT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ICT Technician
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ICT Technician within the UK.

ICT Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ICT Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ICT Technician within the UK.

ICT Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ICT Technician
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Technician within the UK 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
England +30 4 £120 - 6
West Midlands - 2 £120 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £120 -
South East +18 1 - - 1
Northallerton - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

ICT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, ICT 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 featuring ICT Technician in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk

ICT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos