The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank - 73 91
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.35% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £113 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £10.98 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.15 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +5.65%
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
1259 1145 1297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.24% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 585 633
Average daily rate £335 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £214 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 93 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.75 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT 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 Technician in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) MSI

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee