Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 184 197
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 11 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £115 £281 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £109 £213 £106
90th Percentile £161 £350 £327
England median daily rate £161 £193 £214
% change year-on-year -16.23% -9.94% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £9.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +53.85% -10.20%
10th Percentile £8.40 £7.78 £8.96
90th Percentile £12.10 £15.20 £13.62
England median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.43
% change year-on-year -13.79% +16.65% -7.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4222 5262 5912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.09% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2801 3391 3946
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 201 319
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.42 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.79 £29.50 £28.80
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +7 9 £115 -59.11% 1
North Yorkshire +4 1 £170 - 3
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Moodle
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) ITSM
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) NHS
7 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
7 1 (9.09%) Informatics
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) DBS Check

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP