The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics 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 Economics over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank - 128 133
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.82% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
Economics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1236 976 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.58% 31.64% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 518 413
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 52
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Economics
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Economics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Economics.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Economics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
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