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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - 24 24
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 0.68% 1.94%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.13% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
110 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 60.44% 31.97% 52.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 19 34
Average daily rate £315 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough