The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 28 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £33.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
378 443 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.29% 44.70% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 195 212
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £56.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symbian across the Cheshire region.

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire