The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PhD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £301 £400
% change year-on-year
+99.66% -24.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.43
PhD
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
246 199 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.58% 13.94% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 106 89
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £13.49 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PhD
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PhD 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 PhD.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PhD 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 PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree