Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SFIA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SFIA over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 41 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.50% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 0
Manchester median daily rate £564 - -
North West median daily rate £525 £501 £580
% change year-on-year +4.90% -13.71% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

SFIA is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,270 2,544 3,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.00% 84.66% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,615 1,832
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £238
90th Percentile £585 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 38 89
Manchester median hourly rate £19.51 £18.25 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.28% +28.79%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.60 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.50 £30.15
% change year-on-year -15.74% -8.79% +48.19%

SFIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SFIA in Manchester

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SFIA in Manchester

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SFIA in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) Open Source
3 17 (41.46%) Risk Management
4 15 (36.59%) Project Management
5 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
5 14 (34.15%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) ITIL
6 12 (29.27%) Problem Management
7 11 (26.83%) Linux
7 11 (26.83%) CISSP
7 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (24.39%) Social Media
8 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
8 10 (24.39%) Node.js
8 10 (24.39%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (24.39%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) IT Governance
8 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (21.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
9 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
9 9 (21.95%) Domain Models
9 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
9 9 (21.95%) SaaS
9 9 (21.95%) PaaS
10 8 (19.51%) Product Management
10 8 (19.51%) BDD
10 8 (19.51%) User Stories
10 8 (19.51%) Red Hat

SFIA
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 (14.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) PaaS
1 9 (21.95%) SaaS
2 6 (14.63%) Slack
3 5 (12.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
1 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (9.76%) FTP
2 4 (9.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
1 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) DB2
3 4 (9.76%) OLAP
3 4 (9.76%) OLTP
3 4 (9.76%) Star Schema
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Technical Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Technical Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Data Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Node.js
2 6 (14.63%) REST
3 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) XSD
3 4 (9.76%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Velocity
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (24.39%) Social Media
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) CESG
4 4 (9.76%) Cyberattack
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
1 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) Open Source
3 17 (41.46%) Risk Management
4 15 (36.59%) Project Management
5 14 (34.15%) ITIL
5 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (29.27%) Problem Management
7 10 (24.39%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (24.39%) IT Governance
8 9 (21.95%) Domain Models
8 9 (21.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
8 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
8 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
9 8 (19.51%) BDD
9 8 (19.51%) Data Management
9 8 (19.51%) Product Management
9 8 (19.51%) User Stories
10 7 (17.07%) Coaching
10 7 (17.07%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) COBOL
3 4 (9.76%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CISSP
2 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (14.63%) CCDP
3 6 (14.63%) CCNP
3 6 (14.63%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.63%) CISM
3 6 (14.63%) GCED
3 6 (14.63%) GCFA
3 6 (14.63%) GCIA
3 6 (14.63%) GCIH
3 6 (14.63%) GIAC
3 6 (14.63%) GREM
3 6 (14.63%) GSEC
3 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (9.76%) CCIE
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) CESG Infosec
1 4 (9.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (9.76%) XenApp
1 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) EnterpriseDB
4 4 (9.76%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
5 1 (2.44%) VMware