The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 3 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £425
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -45.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
712 514 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.48% 41.65% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 273 212
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 35
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ION Trading across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PMI
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PMI
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory