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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 62 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 28 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 2.38% 4.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.57% 20.00% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £326 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £143 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £13.40 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £14.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+116.94% -52.41%
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
167 140 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.17% 11.89% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 62 94
Average daily rate £375 £280 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £161 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 16
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.20 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Oldham - 2 - -
Cheadle -2 1 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 £275 - 7
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Bury - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 7
Wigan - - - - 2
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) Finance
3 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.06%) Project Management
4 15 (22.06%) .NET
4 15 (22.06%) Windows
5 14 (20.59%) Firewall
6 13 (19.12%) VMware
6 13 (19.12%) SAN
6 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (19.12%) SQL
6 13 (19.12%) Cisco
6 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 12 (17.65%) Backup Exec
7 12 (17.65%) C#
7 12 (17.65%) HTML
7 12 (17.65%) Symantec
7 12 (17.65%) Juniper
7 12 (17.65%) VMware ESX
8 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (14.71%) CSS
9 10 (14.71%) MCSE
9 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (13.24%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
3 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.47%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.47%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) VLAN
3 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Support Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Wintel Support
7 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (4.41%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Report Writer
9 2 (2.94%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) CSS
4 9 (13.24%) jQuery
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.35%) Web Services
7 4 (5.88%) WPF
7 4 (5.88%) HTML5
7 4 (5.88%) Ajax
7 4 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (5.88%) XSLT
7 4 (5.88%) SOAP
8 3 (4.41%) Sass
8 3 (4.41%) CSS3
8 3 (4.41%) XHTML
8 3 (4.41%) WSDL
8 3 (4.41%) LINQ
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.47%) Protocol Buffers
10 1 (1.47%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.35%) NHS
5 4 (5.88%) Open Source
6 3 (4.41%) User Experience
6 3 (4.41%) Web 2.0
6 3 (4.41%) Statistics
6 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.47%) PMI
8 1 (1.47%) GIS
8 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.47%) Psychology
8 1 (1.47%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Project Management
3 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.82%) Scrum
4 6 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (8.82%) Web Development
4 6 (8.82%) ITIL
4 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.82%) MVC
5 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.35%) Time Management
6 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.88%) SOA
6 4 (5.88%) Six Sigma
7 3 (4.41%) Change Control
7 3 (4.41%) UML
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) VBA
5 3 (4.41%) XPath
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) XAML
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.71%) MCSE
2 10 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (13.24%) VCP5
4 3 (4.41%) HNC
4 3 (4.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) HND
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CISSP
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (1.47%) GPEN
6 1 (1.47%) OSCP
6 1 (1.47%) RHCE
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
6 1 (1.47%) ACCA
6 1 (1.47%) CISA
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) COBIT
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 12 (17.65%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) VMware
2 13 (19.12%) Cisco
3 12 (17.65%) Symantec
3 12 (17.65%) Juniper
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Splunk
6 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) Nokia
6 1 (1.47%) McAfee
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) EMC
6 1 (1.47%) Nortel
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Teradata
6 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
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