The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tandem
Rank - 83 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.090% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+43.14% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Tandem
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
335 279 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.12% 25.20% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 169 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £202 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Tandem
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Tandem 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 Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RACF