The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 46 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 38 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.06% 3.51% 4.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.31% 22.86% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 15
Average daily rate
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£304 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £197 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -26.08%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
163 175 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.15% 15.36% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 88
Average daily rate £308 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £235 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -6.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 1 - - 6
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - - 4
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.50%) HTML
3 24 (30.00%) CSS
4 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
5 22 (27.50%) .NET
6 21 (26.25%) Windows
6 21 (26.25%) jQuery
7 18 (22.50%) C#
8 14 (17.50%) Finance
8 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
9 13 (16.25%) Firewall
9 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
9 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
9 13 (16.25%) Scrum
10 12 (15.00%) VMware
10 12 (15.00%) VMware ESX
10 12 (15.00%) Backup Exec
10 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (15.00%) Cisco
10 12 (15.00%) Juniper
10 12 (15.00%) SAN
10 12 (15.00%) Project Management
10 12 (15.00%) Symantec
10 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (15.00%) SQL
11 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 10 (12.50%) MCSE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.25%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.25%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) Firewall
2 12 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) DHCP
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) PABX
4 1 (1.25%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) RavenDB
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.25%) MS Access
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.25%) ReSharper
2 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) Toad
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Consultant
3 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Support Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Wintel Support
8 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.75%) MI Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) HTML
2 24 (30.00%) CSS
3 22 (27.50%) .NET
4 21 (26.25%) jQuery
5 9 (11.25%) LINQ
5 9 (11.25%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (11.25%) Backbone.js
5 9 (11.25%) Web Services
5 9 (11.25%) XML
6 8 (10.00%) SOAP
7 7 (8.75%) XSLT
8 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.50%) XHTML
8 6 (7.50%) Ajax
9 5 (6.25%) HTML5
10 4 (5.00%) RESTful
10 4 (5.00%) XSD
11 3 (3.75%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.50%) Sass
12 2 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Statistics
4 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.75%) Open Source
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) PMI
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.25%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.25%) SCADA
7 1 (1.25%) Informatics
7 1 (1.25%) CCTV
7 1 (1.25%) Psychology
7 1 (1.25%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Fedora
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Scrum
2 12 (15.00%) Project Management
2 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.50%) MVC
3 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (11.25%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (10.00%) CQRS
5 8 (10.00%) OOP
6 7 (8.75%) ITIL
6 7 (8.75%) Web Development
7 6 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (7.50%) Time Management
8 4 (5.00%) Test Management
8 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
2 18 (22.50%) C#
3 12 (15.00%) SQL
4 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.75%) VBA
5 3 (3.75%) Java
6 2 (2.50%) C++
6 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) XPath
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) C
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.50%) MCSE
3 9 (11.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (11.25%) VCP5
4 6 (7.50%) MCITP
5 3 (3.75%) HNC
5 3 (3.75%) ISEB
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) HND
6 2 (2.50%) MCTS
6 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) ACCA
7 1 (1.25%) CISA
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) CIMA
7 1 (1.25%) GSEC
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.25%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
2 12 (15.00%) VMware ESX
2 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Cisco
2 12 (15.00%) Juniper
2 12 (15.00%) Symantec
2 12 (15.00%) VMware
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) McAfee
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £17 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago