Period
to 14 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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.

Senior Technician
England > South West
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 216 198
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technician 0 10 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West - 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Median daily rate - £319 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.50% -
England median daily rate £193 £288 £400
% change year-on-year -33.04% -28.13% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.91 -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £24.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.47% +24.55% -60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 2,785 5,976 5,094
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.42% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,753 3,801 3,043
Median daily rate £463 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +8.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £245 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £623 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 383 306
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +27.69% -15.58%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.33 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.63 £52.43 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.82 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +14.10% +6.95% +1.08%

Senior Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Senior Technician in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technician in the South West

Senior Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Technician in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Senior Technician in the South West

Senior Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Technician in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for Senior Technician in the South West