The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 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 £569 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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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
184 197 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.63% 21.77% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 49
Average daily rate £328 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £223 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.04 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +34.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire