The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Foundry Networks.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing Foundry 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Foundry
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
340 350 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.03% 49.16% 51.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 173 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Foundry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Foundry
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foundry across the Birmingham region.

Foundry Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham