The first table below looks at the demand for ECDL in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing ECDL 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.52% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £245
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.89 £10.40
% change year-on-year
- +52.74%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.79% 12.95% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 75
Average daily rate £365 £292 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £126 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.29 £28.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ECDL
North West

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ECDL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ECDL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ECDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ECDL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ECDL 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 ECDL.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) NetWare
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Novell
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ECDL 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 ECDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Novell
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy