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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 61 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Internet 29 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 2.53% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.43% 19.74% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 11
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£333 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.39 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
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
188 152 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.68% 12.84% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 66 58
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £250 - 4
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) WAN
3 11 (23.40%) LAN
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) HTML5
5 8 (17.02%) New Media
5 8 (17.02%) Firewall
5 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.89%) Nortel
6 7 (14.89%) MPLS
6 7 (14.89%) OSPF
6 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
6 7 (14.89%) VPLS
6 7 (14.89%) jQuery
6 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (14.89%) Wireless
6 7 (14.89%) Migration
6 7 (14.89%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) Banking
7 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) BGP
7 6 (12.77%) DMZ
7 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 6 (12.77%) .NET
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco Prime

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) WAN
2 11 (23.40%) LAN
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) Wireless
4 7 (14.89%) MPLS
4 7 (14.89%) OSPF
4 7 (14.89%) VPLS
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
5 6 (12.77%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (12.77%) BGP
5 6 (12.77%) DMZ
6 3 (6.38%) SAN
6 3 (6.38%) NAS
7 2 (4.26%) IPsec
7 2 (4.26%) Intranet
7 2 (4.26%) IKE
7 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Games
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Project Leader
1 9 (19.15%) Technical Project Leader
2 7 (14.89%) Programme Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Product Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) UI Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) CSS
1 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 9 (19.15%) HTML5
3 7 (14.89%) jQuery
4 6 (12.77%) .NET
5 5 (10.64%) Dojo
5 5 (10.64%) Web Services
5 5 (10.64%) MooTools
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.51%) XHTML
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.26%) WCF
7 2 (4.26%) WPF
7 2 (4.26%) CSS3
7 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) New Media
2 5 (10.64%) User Experience
3 4 (8.51%) Life Science
3 4 (8.51%) IPTV
3 4 (8.51%) Online Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Animation
4 2 (4.26%) Informatics
4 2 (4.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Project Governance
4 5 (10.64%) OO
4 5 (10.64%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) OOP
5 4 (8.51%) MVC
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Product Management
7 2 (4.26%) OOD
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) CCNP
1 1 (2.13%) CCNA
1 1 (2.13%) CISSP
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
2 7 (14.89%) Nortel
3 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Nokia
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