The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technician role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 582 565 565
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technician 18 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.033% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
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£325 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £360 -
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.08 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -23.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.08 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -23.89%

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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 November 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -48 18 £325 +2.36% 3
London +15 11 £325 +52.94%
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
City of London +28 2 £325 +18.18%
North West - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Romford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Uttoxeter - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Back Office
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
5 9 (28.13%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) Apple
7 7 (21.88%) FileMaker
7 7 (21.88%) MySQL
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.88%) Mac OS X Server
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Lync
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (12.50%) HP
10 4 (12.50%) MCP
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (18.75%) Lync
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (9.38%) Eikon
2 1 (3.13%) Summit
2 1 (3.13%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) ATM
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) FileMaker
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (50.00%) Back Office
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) IPTV
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
3 2 (6.25%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Mac OS X Server
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.25%) SIEM
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CCSA
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Apple
4 4 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) Reuters
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) Polycom
6 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) Nokia
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Axway
7 1 (3.13%) Trustwave
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