The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 137 145 123
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £198 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.21% +17.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £12.35
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +0.76%
Support Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2660 2805 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.06% 95.12% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1825 1880 1440
Median daily rate £400 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 111 118
Median hourly rate £15.32 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Yorkshire +3 7 £350 +77.21% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 4 (22.22%) CentOS
3 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 4 (22.22%) Back Office
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) SLA
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCTV
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) VLE
5 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) CCTV
1 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) VLE
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix