The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Customer Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Engagement over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Customer Engagement
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 105 94
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Contract jobs citing Customer Engagement 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.067% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £355 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £408
% change year-on-year +9.67% -4.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +16.42%  

Customer Engagement 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 1072 1501 1270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.97% 83.62% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 907 678
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 £284 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Customer Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Customer Engagement in Manchester

Customer Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Engagement in Manchester

Customer Engagement
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement.

1 5 (62.50%) Project Governance
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) PMO
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) .NET

Customer Engagement
Top Related 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Governance Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Project Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Governance
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore