The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.99% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £150 £500
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
47 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 37.30% 37.62% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 18
Average daily rate £315 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £260 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -53.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.85 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.50 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%