The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Quark 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 Quark over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Quark, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quark
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Quark 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
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 - - £144
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
635 522 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.20% 45.19% 50.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 272 295
Average daily rate £350 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 39
Average hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Quark
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Quark Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Quark
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quark across the Manchester region.

Quark Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Quark
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quark across the Manchester region.

Quark Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester