The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs products and/or services 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 Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 20 August 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 Q1 Labs.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing Q1 Labs 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1408 1332 1595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.91% 46.01% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 581 733
Average daily rate £333 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 106 131
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%