Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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.

Third Line Technical Support
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 131 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 - +141
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Technical Support 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.032% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median daily rate - £345 -
North West median daily rate - £345 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,974 2,686 3,443
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.98% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,839 1,661 2,140
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £230 £234
90th Percentile £563 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 116 86
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +15.25% -4.42%
10th Percentile £11.12 £11.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.38 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%

3rd Line Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Technical Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Technical Support in Manchester

3rd Line Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3rd Line Technical Support in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Technical Support in Manchester

3rd Line Technical Support Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 3rd Line Technical Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring 3rd Line Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

3rd Line Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft