The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank - 35 45
Contract jobs citing iPad 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.61% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.88% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.92% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
63 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.80% 27.42% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 33
Average daily rate £400 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £46.50 £22.88 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.27% +128.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £14.72 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.25 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

iPad
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software