The median contractor rate for a ICT Technician was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

ICT Technician
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 644 619
Rank change year-on-year +42 -25  
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Technician 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.008% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £115 £155 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.80% -35.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.48% +19.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -35.48% +19.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

ICT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ICT Technician in the UK

ICT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ICT Technician in the UK

ICT Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ICT Technician in the UK

ICT Technician
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +48 3 £115 -25.80% 5
East of England - 2 £115 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £115 -
Huntingdon - 2 £115 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

ICT Technician Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, ICT 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 featuring ICT Technician in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Legal

ICT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco