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 16 September 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
16 Sep 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 £400 £165 £320
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -48.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -13.75%
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
189 146 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.83% 12.21% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 48
Average daily rate £309 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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