The table below looks at the statistics for Symposium 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 Symposium over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Symposium 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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £400 £268
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +49.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Symposium
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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
580 521 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.41% 13.10% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 240 176
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.85 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Symposium
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Symposium Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Symposium
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Symposium Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Symposium
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Symposium Hourly Rate Trend in the North West