The median contractor rate for a IT Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 37 31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.59% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.62% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 322 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.67% 95.55% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 215 149
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.84 £15.75 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Merseyside

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Merseyside

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Merseyside