The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Lancashire 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £175
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +185.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 117 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.86% 55.98% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 68
Average daily rate £275 £304 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -18.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £79.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Reuters
North West