The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gloucestershire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £380 £385
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
223 109 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.37% 45.42% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 53 113
Average daily rate £375 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £130 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Mercator
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Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Mercator
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared