The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 96 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.32% -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.08% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
185 132 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.43% 10.41% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 59
Average daily rate £454 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.64% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £522 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.30%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft