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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 91 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.47% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£230 £135 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% -58.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £120.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +69.81%
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
451 339 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.67% 23.91% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 176 141
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 32
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.35 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram 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 2015. 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
Sale - - - -
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Siebel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) MI Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) BPR
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel