The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 79 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £158 £274
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -42.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £14.00 £13.21
% change year-on-year
-11.78% +5.98%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1191 1054 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.13% 93.52% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 527 611
Average daily rate £338 £330 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 103
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Support Technician
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix