The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills 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 ICMP over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing ICMP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £175 £225
% change year-on-year
+94.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ICMP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
413 434 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 13.45% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 221 170
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ICMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ICMP Daily Rate Trend in the South West