The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Support Technician
South West > Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.31% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Gloucestershire median daily rate £120 - £475
10th Percentile £115 - £463
90th Percentile £125 - £488
South West median daily rate £120 £300 £400
% change year-on-year -60.00% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £22.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year - +91.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 320 452 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.86% 93.39% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 784 988
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
10th Percentile £205 £234 £205
90th Percentile £475 £563 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 84 111
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.60 £45.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Gloucestershire

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Gloucestershire

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Gloucestershire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cheltenham - 1 £120 -
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office

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

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft