Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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.

Academic Degree
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 2.29% 8.59% 10.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 25.58% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Salford median daily rate £600 £725 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +141.67% -14.29%
Manchester median daily rate £356 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -8.06% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £29.00 £30.01
% change year-on-year -44.17% -3.35% +233.39%

Degree 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 Salford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Salford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 30.53% 33.59% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 10
Salford median daily rate £465 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +75.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £142 £360 £226
90th Percentile £617 £768 £398
Manchester median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 - £14.50
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £28.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year -38.30% +63.77% +32.69%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Salford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Salford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) CMDB
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CMDB
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds