The median contractor rate for a IT Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
North West / Manchester
Rank - 100 92
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.056% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.059% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £96 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £115 £150
% change year-on-year - -23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £12.75 £12.45
% change year-on-year -5.33% +2.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1256 1684 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.86% 94.45% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 977 803
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 46
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured IT Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Manchester

IT Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Technician in Manchester

IT Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Technician in Manchester

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT 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 Technician in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Motorola
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Motorola
1 1 (33.33%) Sophos
1 1 (33.33%) VMware