The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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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
266 153 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.23% 12.78% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 65 56
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £22.38 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in Manchester