The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 64 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 24 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.74% 2.56% 4.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.87% 20.26% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 30
Average daily rate
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£320 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £153 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
Degree
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
173 153 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.57% 12.64% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 99
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Degree
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 Degree within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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
Altrincham - 2 £275 - 10
Oldham - 2 - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 8
Wigan - - - - 3
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.35%) Windows
4 16 (22.54%) .NET
5 14 (19.72%) Firewall
5 14 (19.72%) Project Management
6 13 (18.31%) SAN
6 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (18.31%) VMware
6 13 (18.31%) C#
6 13 (18.31%) HTML
6 13 (18.31%) Cisco
6 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
7 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (16.90%) Backup Exec
7 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
7 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (16.90%) SQL
7 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX
7 12 (16.90%) Juniper
7 12 (16.90%) Symantec
8 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
8 11 (15.49%) CSS
8 11 (15.49%) MCSE
8 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (14.08%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.41%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.41%) MS Project
5 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) Firewall
2 13 (18.31%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.41%) VLAN
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) RavenDB
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) MS Access
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Support Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Wintel Support
7 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.82%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) .NET
2 13 (18.31%) HTML
3 11 (15.49%) CSS
4 10 (14.08%) jQuery
5 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.63%) Web Services
6 4 (5.63%) LINQ
7 3 (4.23%) SOAP
7 3 (4.23%) WPF
7 3 (4.23%) HTML5
7 3 (4.23%) XML
7 3 (4.23%) XSLT
7 3 (4.23%) Ajax
8 2 (2.82%) XHTML
8 2 (2.82%) WSDL
8 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.82%) CSS3
8 2 (2.82%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.82%) Sass
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.04%) Statistics
5 4 (5.63%) NHS
6 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.23%) User Experience
6 3 (4.23%) Open Source
7 2 (2.82%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.41%) PMI
8 1 (1.41%) GIS
8 1 (1.41%) Psychology
8 1 (1.41%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Project Management
3 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (9.86%) Scrum
3 7 (9.86%) Web Development
4 6 (8.45%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (8.45%) Time Management
4 6 (8.45%) MVC
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.63%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Test Management
7 3 (4.23%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (4.23%) SOA
7 3 (4.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) C#
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.63%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) VBA
7 2 (2.82%) XPath
7 2 (2.82%) XAML
7 2 (2.82%) C++
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.49%) MCSE
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (12.68%) VCP5
5 4 (5.63%) MCITP
6 3 (4.23%) HNC
7 2 (2.82%) HND
7 2 (2.82%) CCNA
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.41%) ACCA
8 1 (1.41%) CISA
8 1 (1.41%) CISM
8 1 (1.41%) CIMA
8 1 (1.41%) GSEC
8 1 (1.41%) ISEB
8 1 (1.41%) CISSP
8 1 (1.41%) RHCE
8 1 (1.41%) PMP
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) COBIT
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
2 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX
2 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) VMware
2 13 (18.31%) Cisco
3 12 (16.90%) Symantec
3 12 (16.90%) Juniper
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) EMC
6 1 (1.41%) Nortel
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Nokia
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) McAfee
6 1 (1.41%) Teradata
6 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
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