Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £123 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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.

Support Technician
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 133 151
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.13% 0.25% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Leeds median daily rate £123 £238 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.42% +97.92% -45.45%
10th Percentile £114 £213 £98
90th Percentile £133 £250 £140
West Yorkshire median daily rate £123 £238 £120
% change year-on-year -48.42% +97.92% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £10.31 £9.75
% change year-on-year +6.74% +5.69% +2.63%

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 2,162 2,257 2,863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 95.80% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 1,458 1,934
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £564
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 81
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £9.30
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.25 £35.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £12.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +16.60% -15.25% +19.19%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Leeds

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Leeds

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Leeds

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Support 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 Support Technician in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

Support 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft