The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing 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 Grid Computing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £235 £375
% change year-on-year
+40.42% -37.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Grid Computing
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
761 750 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.44% 25.96% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 425 340
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 60
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Grid Computing
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 Grid Computing within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Grid Computing
England