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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 92 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.26% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.27% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £145 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £148 £150
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.40 £11.46 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +20.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £13.35 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.61%

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
1384 1837 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.45% 95.23% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 1209 1134
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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
Wakefield +2 2 - -
Leeds +3 1 £225 +55.17% 1
Support Technician
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Nagios
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Server
2 5 (31.25%) Splunk
2 5 (31.25%) Grafana
3 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (25.00%) Back Office
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (25.00%) CCTV
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 4 (25.00%) SLA
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (6.25%) 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 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) CCTV
1 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) CentOS
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
1 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Server
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Grafana
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Splunk
2 5 (31.25%) VMware