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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 71 74 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs citing Internet 27 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.64% 1.08% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 10.79% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 15
Average daily rate
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£381 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
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
233 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.16% 10.05% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 51 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 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 4 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
Salford -1 2 £338 +3.84%
Cheadle - 1 - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (32.50%) Scrum
7 12 (30.00%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) Web Services
7 12 (30.00%) Linux
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) Cisco
9 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 10 (25.00%) Firewall
9 10 (25.00%) Wireless
9 10 (25.00%) Subversion
9 10 (25.00%) JSON
9 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (22.50%) SolarWinds
10 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (22.50%) Migration
10 9 (22.50%) OSPF
10 9 (22.50%) BGP
10 9 (22.50%) VMware
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) WAN
10 9 (22.50%) SAN
10 9 (22.50%) UNIX
11 8 (20.00%) OO

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (17.50%) Confluence
1 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
1 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
1 10 (25.00%) Wireless
2 9 (22.50%) OSPF
2 9 (22.50%) BGP
2 9 (22.50%) WAN
2 9 (22.50%) SAN
3 8 (20.00%) DMZ
3 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (20.00%) MPLS
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (20.00%) VPLS
3 8 (20.00%) NAS
3 8 (20.00%) AMQP
3 8 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
5 5 (12.50%) Intranet
6 3 (7.50%) SNMP
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) SSH
7 2 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.50%) Big Data
4 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Subversion
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Gradle
3 7 (17.50%) Mercurial
3 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
3 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
3 7 (17.50%) Ant
3 7 (17.50%) JUnit
4 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.50%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Designer
6 4 (10.00%) UI Designer
7 3 (7.50%) Trainer
7 3 (7.50%) Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Interface Designer
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.50%) IT Support
9 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) AWS Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Web Services
2 10 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (20.00%) JMS
4 7 (17.50%) Java EE
4 7 (17.50%) EJB
4 7 (17.50%) .NET
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) CSS3
6 5 (12.50%) CSS
7 3 (7.50%) REST
7 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.00%) Spring
8 2 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 1 (2.50%) ISPF
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Celerra
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Informatics
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Interactive TV
5 2 (5.00%) MHEG
5 2 (5.00%) IPTV
6 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.50%) Life Science
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (2.50%) BeagleBone
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) UNIX
5 7 (17.50%) Solaris
6 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Migration
6 8 (20.00%) OO
7 7 (17.50%) User Stories
7 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
7 7 (17.50%) MapReduce
7 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (17.50%) Business Continuity
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) OOP
10 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) MCPD
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) XenApp
3 7 (17.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.50%) Terminal Services
3 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Vagrant
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) Hyperic
4 1 (2.50%) Cacti
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.50%) Icinga
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (22.50%) SolarWinds
3 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (20.00%) EMC
4 8 (20.00%) Nortel
4 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) OpenTV
7 2 (5.00%) Google
8 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) CommVault
8 1 (2.50%) Dell