The median contractor rate for an IT Technician was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

IT Technician
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 598 568
Rank change year-on-year +46 -30  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 36 22 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.045% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.047% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 25
Median daily rate £140 £106 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.76% -21.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £82 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £115 £135
% change year-on-year - -14.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.19 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +5.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.59 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £18.40 £19.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.19 £12.45
% change year-on-year +9.93% +5.98%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +7 8 £200 +90.47% 5
North West +27 6 £190 +5.55% 5
South West +7 5 - - 6
East of England -4 5 £123 -12.50% 9
South East +8 4 £103 +13.25% 9
East Midlands -3 4 £175 -46.07%
Yorkshire +26 2 £115 - 6
West Midlands - 2 £140 - 5
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 England region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 42 (58.33%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
3 27 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
5 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
7 11 (15.28%) Apple
7 11 (15.28%) VMware
8 10 (13.89%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) DHCP
9 9 (12.50%) DNS
9 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (11.11%) Driving Licence
10 8 (11.11%) LAN
11 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
11 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (9.72%) SCCM
12 6 (8.33%) Office 365
12 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 6 (8.33%) WAN
13 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.94%) Android
13 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
13 5 (6.94%) DBS Check
13 5 (6.94%) Time Management
14 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
14 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
14 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (5.56%) HP
14 4 (5.56%) VoIP

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) DHCP
1 9 (12.50%) DNS
2 8 (11.11%) LAN
3 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.33%) WAN
4 4 (5.56%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) Firewall
5 3 (4.17%) Wireless
6 2 (2.78%) Broadband
6 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.78%) NAS
6 2 (2.78%) PPTP
6 2 (2.78%) SAN
6 2 (2.78%) SNMP
6 2 (2.78%) VPN
6 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.39%) Skype
7 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) MS Access
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
3 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Windows
2 27 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Android
6 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.39%) Linux
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (6.94%) Time Management
3 3 (4.17%) Break/Fix
3 3 (4.17%) Service Management
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (2.78%) Biometrics
4 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (2.78%) Eye Tracking
4 2 (2.78%) Identity Management
4 2 (2.78%) Project Management
4 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.39%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.39%) Change Management
5 1 (1.39%) Data Security
5 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Release Management
5 1 (1.39%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C#
1 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Apple
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 4 (5.56%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) Avaya
5 2 (2.78%) Dell
5 2 (2.78%) Mitel
5 2 (2.78%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.78%) Synology
5 2 (2.78%) Veeam
6 1 (1.39%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Polycom
6 1 (1.39%) Sophos
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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