The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 79 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 1.48% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 14.73% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £455 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -5.00%
Internet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
204 129 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.37% 10.02% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 53 56
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.27 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
4 14 (29.79%) Java
5 13 (27.66%) Web Services
5 13 (27.66%) Cisco
5 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
5 13 (27.66%) Firewall
5 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
6 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
6 12 (25.53%) Scrum
7 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.40%) TDD
8 10 (21.28%) Subversion
8 10 (21.28%) JSON
8 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (21.28%) Linux
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) VMware
8 10 (21.28%) OSPF
8 10 (21.28%) BGP
9 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
9 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
9 9 (19.15%) Wireless
9 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (19.15%) Open Source
10 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
10 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) Migration

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.77%) Confluence
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.13%) Lync
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) OSPF
2 10 (21.28%) BGP
3 9 (19.15%) Wireless
4 8 (17.02%) WAN
4 8 (17.02%) SAN
5 7 (14.89%) DMZ
5 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
5 7 (14.89%) VPLS
5 7 (14.89%) MPLS
5 7 (14.89%) iSCSI
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (14.89%) NAS
5 7 (14.89%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (12.77%) AMQP
6 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.64%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) Intranet
7 5 (10.64%) SNMP
7 5 (10.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.77%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Subversion
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Gradle
2 6 (12.77%) Ant
2 6 (12.77%) JUnit
2 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
2 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Trainer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) UI Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Trainer
7 2 (4.26%) Interface Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) JSON
3 6 (12.77%) JMS
3 6 (12.77%) EJB
3 6 (12.77%) Java EE
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 4 (8.51%) HTML5
5 4 (8.51%) REST
5 4 (8.51%) CSS3
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.26%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.26%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) OAuth
8 1 (2.13%) ISPF
8 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) EMC VNX
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Celerra
2 7 (14.89%) Replication
2 7 (14.89%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) MHEG
5 2 (4.26%) Interactive TV
5 2 (4.26%) IPTV
5 2 (4.26%) Informatics
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.13%) Life Science
6 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.13%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.02%) UNIX
5 7 (14.89%) Solaris
6 5 (10.64%) Android
6 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
2 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
3 12 (25.53%) Scrum
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Open Source
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
7 7 (14.89%) Business Continuity
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
8 6 (12.77%) Change Control
8 6 (12.77%) User Stories
8 6 (12.77%) Software Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) SDLC
9 4 (8.51%) Network Management
9 4 (8.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) JCL
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.51%) CCNP
5 4 (8.51%) CCNA
6 3 (6.38%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) CISSP
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services
3 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
3 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.89%) XenApp
3 7 (14.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
1 6 (12.77%) Vagrant
2 4 (8.51%) Nagios
3 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.26%) Hyperic
5 1 (2.13%) Icinga
5 1 (2.13%) Cacti
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
5 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
5 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
6 8 (17.02%) EMC
6 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
7 7 (14.89%) Nortel
7 7 (14.89%) Citrix
8 6 (12.77%) Atlassian
9 5 (10.64%) Juniper
10 3 (6.38%) Avaya
10 3 (6.38%) Infoblox
11 2 (4.26%) F5
11 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
11 2 (4.26%) Google
11 2 (4.26%) OpenTV
12 1 (2.13%) Mitel
12 1 (2.13%) CommVault