The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 21 24 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.74% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £175 £150
% change year-on-year -22.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £12.43 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.89% -4.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 127 146 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 94.07% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 94 93
Median daily rate £370 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.62% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.80 £17.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Staffordshire

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Staffordshire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Burton-upon-Trent +1 1 - - 1
Support Technician
West Midlands