The table below looks at the statistics for DAB 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 DAB over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DAB 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 £203 £340 £255
% change year-on-year
-40.44% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
183 150 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.00% 12.44% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 79 50
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%