Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 16 December 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median daily rate £190 - -
North West median daily rate £190 £133 £150
% change year-on-year +43.40% -11.67% -23.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.78% +12.50% +6.67%

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 445 538 688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 94.72% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 336 341
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £192 £213 £158
90th Percentile £559 £513 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £9.16 £12.20 £11.50
90th Percentile £18.87 £26.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.59% -9.38% +24.38%

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

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Liverpool - 1 £190 - 1
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Merseyside region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory