The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 24 July 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.

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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £465 £330
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mercator
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Vendors Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 40.21% 60.36% 62.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 31
Median daily rate £350 £288 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £91 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 21
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -39.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing Mercator as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough