Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Engineer was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 Support Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 152 148
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Manchester median daily rate £158 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -31.37%
10th Percentile £118 £119 £163
90th Percentile £201 £188 £188
North West median daily rate £150 £175 £160
% change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% -37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £23.75 - £12.50
10th Percentile £18.50 - £10.05
90th Percentile £31.00 - £14.55
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.57 £12.50
% change year-on-year +20.15% +16.52% -

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 2776 3367 3572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.34% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2147 2066
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 83 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Energy Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

IT Support Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Energy Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware