The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth 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 Bluetooth over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £165 £350
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -52.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -8.00%
Bluetooth
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 158 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.64% 13.50% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 63 60
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.53 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester