The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £165 £260
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -36.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -13.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
480 410 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.09% 13.86% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 210 182
Average daily rate £320 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 52
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +55.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Bluetooth
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Bluetooth Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Bluetooth
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Bluetooth Hourly Rate Trend in the North West