The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ResourceLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% - 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.31% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.83

ResourceLink is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 130 176 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.95% 9.81% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 95 85
Median daily rate £450 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% -11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing ResourceLink as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for ResourceLink in Manchester

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Northgate
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) HR Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) HR Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Northgate