Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Technician was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 January 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 Technician
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 100 135
Rank change year-on-year -40 +35 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £190 £93 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +105.41% -5.13% -
10th Percentile £90 £71 £89
90th Percentile £408 £115 £137
Scotland median daily rate £115 £105 £98
% change year-on-year +9.52% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.66 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.08 £11.32 £9.84
% change year-on-year +15.55% +15.04% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,797 1,706 2,930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.06% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,654 1,049 1,514
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £257
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.47 £11.24
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £41.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Edinburgh

IT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Technician in Edinburgh

IT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Technician in Edinburgh

IT Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Technician in Edinburgh

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT 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 Edinburgh region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) VMware