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 29 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £480 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +92.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
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
279 157 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.18% 12.53% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 81 81
Average daily rate £330 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £194 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.62 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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