The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 48 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PhD 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% - 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 66 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.63% 17.19% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 45
Average daily rate £325 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PhD
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PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the Cambridge region.

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator