Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Technician was £98 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Support Technician
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - +47 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.33% - 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Dorset median daily rate £98 - -
South West median daily rate £100 - £120
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Dorset median hourly rate £11.00 - £8.75
South West median hourly rate £13.00 - £8.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Dorset
Contract vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 288 232 483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 97.48% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 127 309
Dorset median daily rate £390 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £212 £235 £206
90th Percentile £571 £475 £540
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 40
Dorset median hourly rate £13.38 £17.39 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -20.07% -37.86%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.34 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +10.00% +66.67%

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured IT Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Technician in Dorset

IT Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Technician in Dorset

IT Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 4 £98 -
IT Support Technician
South West

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT Support Technician contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dorset region featuring IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Finance

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance