The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 92
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £200 £175
% change year-on-year -33.75% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +23.40% -9.61%  

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 1327 1722 1569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.52% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 1000 819
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 61
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £9.27 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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