The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 68 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 2.90% 4.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.16% 21.21% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 47
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £9.63 £15.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.83% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.93 £14.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £27.00 £35.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 132 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.46% 13.68% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 103
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Salford -2 2 £325 -7.14%
Stockport - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 5
Sale - - - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 8 (21.62%) CSS
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
4 6 (16.22%) Games
4 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 6 (16.22%) XML
4 6 (16.22%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) ActionScript
4 6 (16.22%) Business Development
4 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) Social Media
4 6 (16.22%) New Media
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
4 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
5 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (13.51%) Data Guard
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) C#
5 5 (13.51%) UNIX
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) PaintShop Pro
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
2 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.41%) CTI
2 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.41%) MPLS
2 2 (5.41%) NGN
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
1 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
1 6 (16.22%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) DBA
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (5.41%) Designer
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Technical Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Business Change Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) XML
3 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.11%) Flash
6 2 (5.41%) XHTML
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware
7 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Social Media
1 6 (16.22%) New Media
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Interactive TV
3 3 (8.11%) MHEG
3 3 (8.11%) Kindle
3 3 (8.11%) IPTV
3 3 (8.11%) Online Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.41%) BBC
5 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.70%) DataPower
5 1 (2.70%) Informatics
5 1 (2.70%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) EPoS
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Solaris
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Android
4 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Business Development
3 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Game Development
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Content Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) OOP
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) B2B
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) PHP
2 6 (16.22%) ActionScript
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) R
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Data Guard
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) OpenTV
2 3 (8.11%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Meru Networks
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Epicor
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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