The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Technician
Rank 88 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £140 £95
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -12.00%
IT Support 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
1283 1142 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.20% 93.99% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 584 659
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 87 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Support Technician in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Support Technician
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support Technician in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
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