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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 65 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 21 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.61% 1.66% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 13.33% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.39 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.66%
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
183 150 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.00% 12.44% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 79 50
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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
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 Internet within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Salford -7 1 - - 2
Bury - 1 - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) jQuery
2 8 (22.22%) HTML5
2 8 (22.22%) New Media
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.89%) Web Services
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.89%) .NET
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) MooTools
5 5 (13.89%) Dojo
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 5 (13.89%) Online Banking
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Games
6 4 (11.11%) IPTV
6 4 (11.11%) Business Development
6 4 (11.11%) Animation
6 4 (11.11%) Social Media
6 4 (11.11%) XHTML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) IKE
1 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
1 2 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (2.78%) German Language
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Product Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Product Manager
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) jQuery
2 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 5 (13.89%) MooTools
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.89%) Dojo
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 4 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (5.56%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) New Media
2 5 (13.89%) Online Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Animation
3 4 (11.11%) IPTV
3 4 (11.11%) Social Media
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Handset
5 1 (2.78%) Life Science
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
1 7 (19.44%) Scrum
2 5 (13.89%) MVC
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) TDD
2 5 (13.89%) OO
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Business Development
3 4 (11.11%) OOP
4 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Product Management
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
5 2 (5.56%) System Testing
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) OOD
5 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNP
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) CISSP
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) F5
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) Nokia
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.78%) Meru Networks
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco