Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 134 149
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 -3
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 1.45% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Manchester median daily rate £178 £175 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -50.70% -18.11%
10th Percentile £104 £175 £200
90th Percentile £385 £299 £425
North West median daily rate £350 £175 £340
% change year-on-year +100.00% -48.53% -20.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +3.45% -14.71%
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
North West median hourly rate £12.00 £19.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -38.46% +34.48% -14.71%

DBS Check 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 501 413 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.67% 14.21% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 245 310
Manchester median daily rate £405 £388 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -7.46% +11.67%
10th Percentile £225 £175 £195
90th Percentile £575 £587 £601
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 11
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +20.21% -7.94%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.60 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.38 £55.75 £34.50
North West median hourly rate £31.07 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -22.33% +60.00% -17.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in Manchester

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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 DBS Check within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Salford -4 1 £178 +1.43%
Bolton - 1 £90 -
Sale - 1 £350 -
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North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 DBS Check.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JUnit
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Service Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Customer Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware