The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Broadband
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.055% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £361 £361
% change year-on-year -13.43% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.39% +17.14%  

Broadband is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 195 273 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.02% 15.01% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 145 113
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.55% +126.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Broadband as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in Manchester

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Broadband in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in Manchester

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in Manchester

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 1 - -
Broadband
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS
2 1 (33.33%) BT

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) BT
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft