The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £118 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 140 140
Rank change year-on-year +27 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £118 £350 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.42% +77.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £324 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £350 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £281 £175
% change year-on-year -53.77% +60.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £8.83 £14.50 £10.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +44.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £12.45
% change year-on-year +13.46% +4.45%  

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 1959 2715 2779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.69% 96.24% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1859 1861
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 112
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +17.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +12 2 - - 4
South Yorkshire +6 1 £120 - 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Informatics
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
6 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) Moodle

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
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