The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DEC VAX
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing VAX 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 8.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.70 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +9.48%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
30 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.74% 18.64% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 13
Average daily rate £495 £433 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +37.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £343 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.10 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £30.35 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

VAX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VAX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VAX Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham