The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 95 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.066% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.25% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £153 £145 £154
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +1.81%
IT Support
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
1440 1221 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.36% 94.80% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 658 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 79
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.51% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support 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 in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) AVG
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Internet

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) AVG
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