Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Support Technician
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 145 141
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.070% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Manchester median daily rate - £175 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.36% -
North West median daily rate £190 £175 £220
% change year-on-year +8.57% -20.45% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £162.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £156.25 - £9.85
90th Percentile £168.75 - £13.95
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% -7.81%

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 2667 3485 3113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.94% 95.01% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 2066 1746
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +8.97% +7.41%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £214
90th Percentile £544 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 81 122
Manchester median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.62% +1.75% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.75 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.99 £18.38
% change year-on-year +10.57% +3.32% +8.13%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Manchester

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Manchester

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 Support Technician in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Manchester

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 Support Technician within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 28 July 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 - - 1
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 Support Technician in the job title.

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

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) PPTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Synology
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
1 2 (100.00%) VMware