The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - £45.00
WhatsUp Gold
England

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

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
384 321 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.84% 8.60% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 184 123
Median daily rate £425 £427 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -38.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -6.11%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing WhatsUp Gold as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WhatsUp Gold
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WhatsUp Gold Hourly Rate Trend in the North West