The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 90 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 3.04% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£425 £313 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.03 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Mathematics
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
368 296 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.19% 25.63% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 159 171
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematics across the Manchester region.

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the Manchester region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) SPSS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP