The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank - 95 91
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £145 £175
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Support Technician
Yorkshire

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
1532 1453 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.29% 94.17% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 875 698
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 104
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
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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
Huddersfield - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Support 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Support 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Dell