Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £175 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.

Server Support
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 153 148
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.089% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Manchester median daily rate £175 £120 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -53.85% +2.36%
North West median daily rate £175 £150 £295
% change year-on-year +16.67% -49.15% +16.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Manchester median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +25.00% -31.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £19.75 £16.00 £14.40
North West median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +11.67% +17.65% -27.14%

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%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in Manchester

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in Manchester

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Support in Manchester

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in Manchester

Server Support
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 Server Support within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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 - 4 - - 2
Salford - 2 £175 -
Server Support
North West

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

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

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Apple
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Android
7 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Network Management
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) IIS
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes

Server 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Apple
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus