The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had IT Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 106 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.16% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £125 £110
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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
1711 1774 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.43% 94.66% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1025 806
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Technician Daily Rate 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 Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT 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 Manchester region featuring IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
2 2 (50.00%) IMAP
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Postfix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IMAP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (50.00%) Postfix
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft