The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 25 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 Cheshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.66% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
169 161 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.37% 21.38% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 55 62
Average daily rate £310 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.88% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.84 £17.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire