The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Manchester 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 Q1 Labs.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing Q1 Labs 0 0 0
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Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
507 542 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.02% 47.88% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 251 265
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 55
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.31 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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