The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Budget Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Budget Control
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £395 £396
% change year-on-year -12.97% -0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Budget Control is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1496 1271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.70% 83.53% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 900 680
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Budget Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Budget Control in Manchester

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Budget Control in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming

Budget Control
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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle