The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.40 -
% change year-on-year
-0.88% -
Principal Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1735 1725 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 95.20% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1019 751
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Principal Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Networks

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Networks