The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 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 terms in our General category 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 79 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronics 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.51% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £700 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £8.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.14% -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
433 394 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.18% 35.34% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 188 244
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £8.55 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £18.60 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Electronics
North West

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Electronics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Electronics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Electronics
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 Electronics within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Electronics
North West

Electronics
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Electronics 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 Electronics.

1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) DTV
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) EDMS
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Informatics
5 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (14.29%) Social Media

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Electronics 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 Electronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) EDMS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Author
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Author
3 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP