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 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 613 602 570
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technician 12 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.027% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£246 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.23% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £244
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +37.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 2015.

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 12 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 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 10 £250 -23.07% 7
London +21 6 £235 -27.69% 2
South East - 3 £375 - 1
Surrey - 2 £375 - 1
Guildford - 2 £375 -
Glasgow - 2 £210 -
Scotland - 2 £210 -
South West -13 1 £350 +0.71% 1
Devon - 1 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 £250 -
Plymouth - 1 £350 -
Lewes - 1 £250 -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) Office 365
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) SCCM
7 4 (22.22%) Back Office
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
8 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
8 3 (16.67%) Security Management
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Handset
8 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Agresso
1 1 (5.56%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Back Office
3 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.56%) Local Government
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Handset
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Insight
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Server Building
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) PTC
4 1 (5.56%) Northgate
4 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
Essex
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago