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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 66 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 23 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 2.80% 4.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.37% 21.94% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 29
Average daily rate
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£310 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £159 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
172 155 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.63% 12.76% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 71 99
Average daily rate £370 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £144
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 7 20 19
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +67.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 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 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 7
Oldham - 2 - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - - 2
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.71%) Windows
4 15 (21.43%) .NET
5 14 (20.00%) Firewall
6 13 (18.57%) Project Management
6 13 (18.57%) Cisco
6 13 (18.57%) SAN
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (18.57%) VMware
6 13 (18.57%) C#
6 13 (18.57%) HTML
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (18.57%) Hyper-V
7 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (17.14%) Backup Exec
7 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
7 12 (17.14%) VMware ESX
7 12 (17.14%) Symantec
7 12 (17.14%) Juniper
7 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
8 11 (15.71%) CSS
8 11 (15.71%) MCSE
9 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.29%) SQL
9 10 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (14.29%) jQuery
9 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
3 5 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project
5 1 (1.43%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.43%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.43%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Firewall
2 13 (18.57%) SAN
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) Modbus
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) PABX
4 1 (1.43%) NAS
4 1 (1.43%) VLAN
4 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.86%) RavenDB
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.86%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Wintel Support
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) MI Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) HTML
3 11 (15.71%) CSS
4 10 (14.29%) jQuery
5 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.71%) LINQ
6 4 (5.71%) Web Services
7 3 (4.29%) SOAP
7 3 (4.29%) XML
7 3 (4.29%) XSLT
7 3 (4.29%) HTML5
7 3 (4.29%) WPF
7 3 (4.29%) Ajax
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.86%) CSS3
8 2 (2.86%) XHTML
8 2 (2.86%) WSDL
8 2 (2.86%) Sass
8 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) Statistics
5 4 (5.71%) NHS
6 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 3 (4.29%) Open Source
6 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.43%) PMI
8 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.43%) SCADA
8 1 (1.43%) Psychology
8 1 (1.43%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.43%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.00%) Scrum
3 7 (10.00%) Web Development
4 6 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (8.57%) Time Management
4 6 (8.57%) MVC
4 6 (8.57%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.29%) SOA
7 3 (4.29%) UML
7 3 (4.29%) Workflow
7 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Test Management
7 3 (4.29%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) C#
2 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) XPath
6 2 (2.86%) XAML
6 2 (2.86%) C++
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) VBA
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.71%) MCSE
3 10 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (12.86%) VCP5
5 4 (5.71%) MCITP
6 3 (4.29%) HNC
7 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.86%) HND
7 2 (2.86%) CCNA
8 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (1.43%) ISEB
8 1 (1.43%) CISSP
8 1 (1.43%) CCNP
8 1 (1.43%) RHCE
8 1 (1.43%) PMP
8 1 (1.43%) ACCA
8 1 (1.43%) CISA
8 1 (1.43%) CISM
8 1 (1.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) COBIT
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Hyper-V
2 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Cisco
2 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) Symantec
3 12 (17.14%) Juniper
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) Nortel
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Nokia
6 1 (1.43%) McAfee
6 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
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Real Staffing
Rate: £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 26 days ago