The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Desktop Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank - - 83
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £115 £175
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -34.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -40.29%
Desktop Technician
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1767 1690 1279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 95.05% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1001 745
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Desktop Technician in the job title.

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Desktop Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Desktop Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester