The table below looks at the statistics for PhD 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 PhD over the 3 months to 16 September 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - 114 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -35.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -44.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
985 640 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.97% 28.61% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 359 432
Average daily rate £400 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the South West region.

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PhD
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 PhD within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PhD 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 PhD.

1 2 (100.00%) CDMA
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PhD 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 PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) CDMA
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer