The table below looks at the statistics for ZigBee skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ZigBee over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ZigBee
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing ZigBee 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 159 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.59% 13.03% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 59
Average daily rate £325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

ZigBee
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ZigBee Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ZigBee
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ZigBee across the Manchester region.

ZigBee Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester