The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank - 77 83
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.083% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.65% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
173 153 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.57% 12.64% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 99
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester