The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Spiceworks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spiceworks over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Spiceworks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spiceworks
Rank 85 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Spiceworks 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
593 513 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.93% 43.33% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 231 274
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Spiceworks
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Spiceworks Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Spiceworks
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Spiceworks Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Spiceworks
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spiceworks across the Manchester region.

Spiceworks Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Spiceworks
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Spiceworks 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 Spiceworks.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam

Spiceworks
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Spiceworks 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 Spiceworks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam