The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
England / Yorkshire
Rank 123 129 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Median daily rate - £100 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -54.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £175 £150
% change year-on-year -22.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Median hourly rate £10.31 £11.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.26% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £12.43 £13.25
% change year-on-year -2.89% -6.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +9 4 - - 7
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) CCTV
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
4 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 2 (18.18%) Grafana
4 2 (18.18%) Nagios
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (9.09%) LAN

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) CCTV
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Grafana
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) VMware