Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 152 142
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.093% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
Leeds median daily rate - £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +59.09% +23.08%
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £350 £171
% change year-on-year - +104.38% -4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £11.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.91 £13.50 £9.43
% change year-on-year -26.57% +43.24% -14.32%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2097 2871 2805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.99% 96.28% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 2012 1936
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £288 £291 £238
90th Percentile £550 £575 £506
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 82
Leeds median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -1.94% -15.02%
10th Percentile £10.45 £9.40 £8.94
90th Percentile £30.17 £17.95 £31.18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.18 £13.73
% change year-on-year +6.78% -11.34% +5.63%

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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Leeds region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Moodle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

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 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft