The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 80 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 1.52% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £135 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.13% -0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £120.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -5.35%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
278 263 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.73% 26.78% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 120 132
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.42 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -22.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.95 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £61.00 £45.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Report Writer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya
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