The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SurfControl 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 SurfControl over the 3 months to 20 August 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 SurfControl PLC.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs citing SurfControl 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.082% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
561 563 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.02% 46.15% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 259 258
Average daily rate £325 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 64
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SurfControl Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SurfControl Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SurfControl 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 SurfControl.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint