The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 46 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercator 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £490 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
243 107 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.37% 48.20% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 55 92
Average daily rate £365 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.25 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £22.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 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 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
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