Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 55 58
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Merseyside median daily rate - £190 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.70% -
North West median daily rate - £190 £175
% change year-on-year - +8.57% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -1.92% -10.34% -9.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 444 508 623
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 95.85% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 331 357
Merseyside median daily rate £380 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.40% +7.43% +5.71%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £214
90th Percentile £588 £550 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 27
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -9.34% -4.40%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.94 £18.87 £24.11
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Merseyside

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Merseyside

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Merseyside