The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank 630 662 631
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technician 22 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.020% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.27% -

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technician
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technician
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Senior Technician Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technician
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 21 £325 -7.14% 10
South East +16 9 £325 +4.00% 1
London +21 6 £325 - 1
Croydon - 6 £325 -
Oxford - 3 £313 -
Hampshire - 3 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £313 -
Yorkshire - 3 £185 - 2
Kent +4 2 £248 -
Leeds - 2 £250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £250 - 1
South West +15 1 - -
Surrey +10 1 £160 -57.33%
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 - - 4
Manchester - 1 - - 4
South Yorkshire - 1 £120 -
Barnsley - 1 £120 -
Warwick - 1 £325 -
Truro - 1 - -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Senior 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 Senior Technician in the job title.

1 12 (36.36%) Back Office
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) SOA
4 9 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (27.27%) ZABBIX
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (27.27%) Puppet
4 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 8 (24.24%) Ambari
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps
5 8 (24.24%) JIRA
5 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
5 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Splunk
7 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
7 6 (18.18%) CentOS
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
8 5 (15.15%) Service Management
8 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.12%) Wireless

Senior 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
1 4 (12.12%) Wireless
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) Intranet
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.03%) IPv4
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
2 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) JIRA
General
1 12 (36.36%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) CentOS
3 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Unix
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 8 (24.24%) DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) AAT
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) CCAB
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
1 9 (27.27%) ZABBIX
2 8 (24.24%) Ambari
3 2 (6.06%) Grafana
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Splunk
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Mitel
5 1 (3.03%) Motorola
5 1 (3.03%) Polycom
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam
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