The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £180 £245
% change year-on-year
+136.11% -26.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.72
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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 Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
236 111 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.88% 47.44% 57.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 45 126
Average daily rate £335 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -33.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £17.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire