The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - - 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Gloucestershire

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

Vendors Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 64 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 38.62% 53.78% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 13
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £21.25 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +54.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £23.20 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Mercator
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared