The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 103 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.060% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.078% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -87.31%
Benchmarking
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 1279 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.64% 76.54% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 689 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 41
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £221 -
Benchmarking
North West

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (18.18%) P3O
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Service Improvement Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) P3O
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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