The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Reuters 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 £128 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-73.15% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
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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
179 212 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.02% 40.46% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 117 40
Average daily rate £301 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £439 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 19
Average hourly rate £18.88 £28.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +49.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.22 £33.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%