The table below looks at the statistics for Minerva skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Minerva over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Minerva
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing Minerva 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £515
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £515
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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North West

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

Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
106 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.59% 6.30% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 25
Average daily rate £450 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £529 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.40 £31.20 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% -30.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Minerva
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Minerva Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire