Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 20 February 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.

IT Support
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 1.03% 2.80% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 3.13% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Stockport median daily rate £120 - -
Manchester median daily rate £195 £103 £118
% change year-on-year +90.24% -12.77% -57.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Stockport median hourly rate - £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.59% +13.33%
Manchester median hourly rate £19.25 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +42.59% -10.00% +8.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Contract vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 95 96 86
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 89.72% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 55
Stockport median daily rate £363 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £157 £231 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £530
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 18
Stockport median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -63.01% +160.71%
10th Percentile £11.13 £12.75 £27.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £16.95 £40.00
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.17% -15.71% +25.00%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Stockport

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Stockport

IT Support Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Stockport region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco