The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £301 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.43 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -70.15%
PhD
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
193 192 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.40% 20.58% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 83 48
Average daily rate £335 £420 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 8
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.77 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +37.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.42 £13.50 £16.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.07 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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

PhD
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - - - -
PhD
North West

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) yum
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Biology
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (50.00%) Biology
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) yum
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat