The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 91 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £168 £150
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £10.31 £11.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £13.19 £12.35
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +6.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1401 1874 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.35% 96.10% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 1267 1139
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 64 74
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Technician across the West Yorkshire region.

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Technician across the West Yorkshire region.

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Brighouse - 1 - -
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Support 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) CCTV
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (16.67%) Grafana
4 2 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (8.33%) LAN

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) CCTV
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Grafana
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 2 (16.67%) VMware