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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank 608 642 618
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technician 12 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.029% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £320 £180 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £140 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £330 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £180 £338
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.23% -29.16%

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 19 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 3 December 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 +4 11 £320 +77.77% 5
South East +22 4 £313 +123.21% 1
Oxfordshire -2 3 £313 +115.51%
Oxford -4 3 £313 +115.51%
South West +9 2 £320 -1.53% 1
North West +8 2 - -
Wiltshire -4 2 £320 -1.53% 1
Manchester - 2 - -
East of England +11 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £225 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £325 -
Leeds - 1 £225 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £225 -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Back Office
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) SOA
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) SAN
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (27.27%) Puppet
4 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 9 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (27.27%) ZABBIX
5 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
5 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (24.24%) JIRA
5 8 (24.24%) Ambari
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.18%) Thin Client
7 6 (18.18%) Sophos
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.18%) Fat Client

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 9 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) VoIP
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.06%) IPv4
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) SSL
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
2 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) JIRA
General
1 11 (33.33%) Back Office
2 4 (12.12%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 6 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.12%) NHS
3 3 (9.09%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.06%) Unix
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 8 (24.24%) DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) High Availability
7 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Server Building
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.03%) System Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) AAT
5 1 (3.03%) CCAB
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
1 9 (27.27%) ZABBIX
2 8 (24.24%) Ambari
3 3 (9.09%) Grafana
3 3 (9.09%) Nagios
3 3 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
1 11 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) Sophos
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Splunk
5 4 (12.12%) Veeam
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 2 (6.06%) Motorola
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Polycom
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