The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of QAD 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 QAD over the 3 months to 27 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within QAD, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Contract jobs citing QAD 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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Number of hourly 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
1672 1342 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.70% 43.94% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 690 539
Average daily rate £373 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.87% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 91 94
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £10.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.87 £29.00 £40.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

QAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing QAD 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 QAD.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing QAD 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 QAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Progress DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Progress