Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 December 2019 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.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 126 130
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 4 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.94% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 5.98% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 11
Manchester median daily rate £300 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -9.43%
10th Percentile £256 £132 £150
90th Percentile £337 £468 £356
North West median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Manchester median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.41% - -
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 -
% change year-on-year -26.83% - -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 397 502 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.54% 15.66% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 326 249
Manchester median daily rate £425 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% +5.48% -7.46%
10th Percentile £180 £225 £175
90th Percentile £599 £581 £589
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 28
Manchester median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% +14.74% +20.21%
10th Percentile £17.30 £14.80 £13.60
90th Percentile £47.65 £33.30 £55.75
North West median hourly rate £33.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.86% -26.25% +60.00%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
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 Computer Science Degree within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 £335 - 1
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) iManage
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Social Housing
4 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Hummingbird
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) MOS

Computer Science Degree
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (25.00%) Social Housing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MOS
2 1 (25.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Hummingbird
2 1 (25.00%) iManage
2 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware