Period
to 15 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Technician was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 153 130
Rank change year-on-year +35 -23 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.16% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.081% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median daily rate £140 - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £140 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate £10.35 £10.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £10.69 £11.30 £11.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.69 £11.50 £10.65
% change year-on-year -15.74% +7.96% +5.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 1,793 2,466 2,132
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.95% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,244 1,707 1,445
Leeds median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £284 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 21
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +23.24% +15.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.00 £29.13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +4.84% +24.00% -

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Leeds

IT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Technician in Leeds

IT Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Technician in Leeds

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, IT 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 Leeds region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware