The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 100 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £120 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £130 £110
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.01 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.81% -19.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+23.95% -
IT 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
1569 1808 1392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.12% 93.92% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 1019 851
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 70 67
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Technician Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Technician
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford -5 1 - -
IT Technician
North West

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT 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 Technician in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) HNC
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) IPv4
4 2 (20.00%) Samba
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Motorola
4 2 (20.00%) LAN

IT 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) IMAP
2 2 (20.00%) IPv4
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Dovecot
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) Postfix
2 2 (20.00%) Samba
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Motorola
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) VMware