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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 68 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 20 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 1.18% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 13.64% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +31.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £358 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £468 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -10.34%
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
218 110 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.95% 8.67% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 45 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £439 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015. 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
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Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 14 (29.79%) Web Services
4 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
4 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
5 13 (27.66%) Scrum
5 13 (27.66%) Firewall
5 13 (27.66%) Cisco
6 12 (25.53%) TDD
6 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
7 11 (23.40%) Subversion
7 11 (23.40%) JSON
7 11 (23.40%) Linux
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.28%) VMware
8 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
8 10 (21.28%) OSPF
8 10 (21.28%) BGP
8 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (21.28%) Open Source
9 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
9 9 (19.15%) Wireless
10 8 (17.02%) Migration
10 8 (17.02%) EMC
10 8 (17.02%) Active Directory

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) Confluence
1 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
1 7 (14.89%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
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%) SAN
4 8 (17.02%) WAN
5 7 (14.89%) NAS
5 7 (14.89%) AMQP
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (14.89%) iSCSI
5 7 (14.89%) VPLS
5 7 (14.89%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
5 7 (14.89%) DMZ
5 7 (14.89%) MPLS
6 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.64%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) SNMP
7 5 (10.64%) SSL
7 5 (10.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
3 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Subversion
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
2 7 (14.89%) Gradle
2 7 (14.89%) Mercurial
2 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
2 7 (14.89%) Ant
2 7 (14.89%) JUnit
2 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
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%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) UI Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Trainer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Interface Designer
9 1 (2.13%) IT Support
9 1 (2.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Installation Technician
9 1 (2.13%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.13%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 11 (23.40%) JSON
3 7 (14.89%) Java EE
3 7 (14.89%) EJB
3 7 (14.89%) JMS
4 6 (12.77%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) HTML
5 5 (10.64%) HTML5
5 5 (10.64%) CSS3
5 5 (10.64%) CSS
6 4 (8.51%) REST
7 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.26%) XML
8 2 (4.26%) jQuery
8 2 (4.26%) Spring
9 1 (2.13%) ISPF
9 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
9 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.89%) Celerra
3 7 (14.89%) Replication
3 7 (14.89%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) Informatics
6 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.26%) MHEG
6 2 (4.26%) Interactive TV
6 2 (4.26%) IPTV
7 1 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (2.13%) BeagleBone
7 1 (2.13%) Life Science
7 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.02%) UNIX
5 7 (14.89%) Solaris
6 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
6 5 (10.64%) Android
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Open Source
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 8 (17.02%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) User Stories
7 7 (14.89%) SDLC
7 7 (14.89%) Software Delivery
7 7 (14.89%) MapReduce
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.89%) Business Continuity
8 6 (12.77%) Change Control
9 4 (8.51%) OOP
9 4 (8.51%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) CCNP
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.89%) XenApp
3 7 (14.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services
3 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Vagrant
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
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 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco
3 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
4 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.02%) EMC
5 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
6 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
6 7 (14.89%) Nortel
6 7 (14.89%) Citrix
7 5 (10.64%) Juniper
8 3 (6.38%) Infoblox
8 3 (6.38%) Avaya
9 2 (4.26%) OpenTV
9 2 (4.26%) Google
9 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.26%) F5
10 1 (2.13%) Polycom
10 1 (2.13%) CommVault