Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 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 Technician
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 159 148
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 -19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.17% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Manchester median daily rate - £175 -
North West median daily rate £190 £175 -
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Manchester median hourly rate £87.25 £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +512.28% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £25.53 £10.13 £10.71
90th Percentile £153.18 £17.38 £17.55
North West median hourly rate £87.25 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +384.72% +20.00% -9.09%

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 2800 3325 3585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 94.38% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2125 2072
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 81 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +8.62%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Technician in Manchester

IT Support Technician
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 Technician in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Technician in Manchester

IT Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Technician in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support Technician in Manchester

IT Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 - -
IT Support Technician
North West

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) PPTP
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Synology
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server

IT Support Technician 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) PPTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (40.00%) Synology
1 2 (40.00%) Veeam
1 2 (40.00%) VMware