The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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.

Support Technician
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 120 122
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £230 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £136 £185 £150
% change year-on-year -26.35% +23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £12.22 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% -6.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2429 2565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.21% 96.62% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1417 1450
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 165 253
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.90% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in the East of England

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Support Technician in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in the East of England

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in the East of England

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Hertfordshire +3 3 - - 4
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 East of England region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) e-Health
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (25.00%) SCSM
3 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Rate: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago