The table below looks at the statistics for MSF 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 MSF over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank - 78 -
Contract jobs citing MSF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.090% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £750 £50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +1400.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1037 829 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.57% 74.48% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 430 443
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MSF
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MSF Daily Rate Trend in Manchester