Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 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.

Internet
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 113 122
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -29
Contract jobs citing Internet 32 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 1.23% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 7.85% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 22
Manchester median daily rate £375 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -19.44% +32.35%
10th Percentile £173 £269 £325
90th Percentile £530 £463 £698
North West median daily rate £350 £425 £463
% change year-on-year -17.65% -8.11% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £18.00 £15.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.67% +18.50% +22.65%
10th Percentile £11.75 £18.00 £14.07
90th Percentile £15.71 £18.00 £16.91
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £17.64
% change year-on-year -19.40% -5.02% -5.95%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 352 497 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.54% 15.71% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 288
Manchester median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £115 £213 £230
90th Percentile £636 £550 £511
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 28
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +28.61% -14.00%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.10 £9.93
90th Percentile £29.65 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.59% +4.29% -7.89%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Manchester

Internet
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

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Manchester

Internet
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 6 months to 20 January 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
Rochdale - 6 - - 5
Salford +3 1 - -
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Analytics
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) CMS
3 6 (18.75%) Content Management
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Finance
4 5 (15.63%) Google
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 4 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (9.38%) Retail
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Automotive
6 3 (9.38%) Online Banking

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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 6 (18.75%) CMS
1 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.13%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
2 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.25%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.13%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Intranet
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.13%) Broadband
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.13%) HSRP
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
1 2 (6.25%) Flink
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 3 (9.38%) SonarQube
3 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) gulp
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Content Manager
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Content Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) OOCSS
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.25%) Sass
2 2 (6.25%) Sinatra
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) YAML
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) Content Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) Change Control
4 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.13%) Statistics
7 1 (3.13%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Groovy
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Jython
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) AAT
1 1 (3.13%) ACCA
1 1 (3.13%) CCIE
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) CIMA
1 1 (3.13%) CIPFA
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) MCITP
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) Kony
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Aruba
5 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Tripwire