The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 147 147 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.059% 0.031% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £355 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +136.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
Equities
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
941 806 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.82% 24.87% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 503 336
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.74% +29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Equities
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 2 - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft