The first table below looks at the demand for Broadband 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 Broadband over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.38 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.87%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
152 140 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.57% 13.99% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 106
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Broadband
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 Broadband within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Redback
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Redback