The 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 19 December 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 87 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.17% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.68% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +111.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.20% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -15.66%
Statistics
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
368 296 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.19% 25.63% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 159 171
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) QA
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Siebel
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Life Science
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Coaching
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Siebel
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix