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

Internet
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 80 70
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs citing Internet 24 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.73% 0.99% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 7.23% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Median daily rate £425 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £613 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -4.51% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.40 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.33% -18.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.11% +16.12%  

Internet 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 192 249 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 13.84% 13.76% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 132 120
Median daily rate £383 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -46.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet 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 Internet in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet 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 Internet in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet 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 Internet within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Salford - 1 £450 - 1
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) HTML
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) .NET
5 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Firewall
6 6 (13.95%) Automotive
6 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 6 (13.95%) Android
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) C#
6 6 (13.95%) Python
6 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
6 6 (13.95%) Internet of Things
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) CSS
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) Google
8 4 (9.30%) Finance
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (9.30%) PBX
8 4 (9.30%) VoIP
8 4 (9.30%) HTML5

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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 2 (4.65%) Smallworld
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) PBX
2 4 (9.30%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.98%) NFC
3 3 (6.98%) RFID
4 2 (4.65%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (4.65%) PABX
4 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQLite
2 2 (4.65%) GIS
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MSI
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Automotive
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Technical Support
4 6 (13.95%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
3 6 (13.95%) Web Services
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) jQuery
6 3 (6.98%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) WCF
6 3 (6.98%) WPF
7 2 (4.65%) Node.js
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
8 1 (2.33%) Material Design
8 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Internet of Things
1 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.65%) Life Science
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Android
4 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.65%) Solaris
7 2 (4.65%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.30%) DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) Scrum
4 4 (9.30%) User Stories
5 3 (6.98%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Case Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Entry
5 3 (6.98%) Kanban
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
5 3 (6.98%) Web Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) Python
4 5 (11.63%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) SmoothWall
1 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Google
4 3 (6.98%) GENBAND
5 2 (4.65%) Autodesk
5 2 (4.65%) BroadSoft
5 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) Lotus
6 1 (2.33%) Pega
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter
6 1 (2.33%) Xamarin