The table below looks at the statistics for IIBA in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIBA over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank - 82 -
Contract jobs citing IIBA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.098% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 - £68.50
IIBA
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
304 186 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.54% 18.31% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 101 84
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £42.40 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IIBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IIBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IIBA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire