The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quark over the 3 months to 16 September 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 Quark, Inc.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quark
Rank - 224 230
Contract jobs citing Quark 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.030% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £358 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2722 3308 3443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.09% 46.20% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1933 2282 2344
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 95 102
Average hourly rate £19.75 £20.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% +8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.31 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Quark
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quark across the City of London region.

Quark Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quark across the City of London region.

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London