The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot 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 RedDot over the 3 months to 1 October 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 RedDot Solutions.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RedDot 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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £179
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1481 1294 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.37% 44.45% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 588 737
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 117
Average hourly rate £18.03 £21.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in the North West