The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing APACS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
726 673 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.11% 25.68% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 338 287
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 29
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.15 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APACS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire