Period
to 23 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an IT Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Technician
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 71 91
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 0 7 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.75% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.80% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -55.00% -
North West median daily rate £101 £225 £140
% change year-on-year -54.96% +60.71% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -3.23%
North West median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 376 879 1,199
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.17% 94.62% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 564 793
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £263 £221 £268
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 79
Median hourly rate £17.39 £20.11 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.52% +14.89% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.44 £11.90
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year +1.41% -7.79% +1.32%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured IT Technician in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Cheshire

IT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Technician in Cheshire.

Daily rate trend for IT Technician in Cheshire

IT Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Technician in Cheshire.

Hourly rate trend for IT Technician in Cheshire