The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
858 835 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.42% 73.76% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 444 465
Average daily rate £350 £333 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 44
Average hourly rate £19.65 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
MSF
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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