The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £313 £205
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +52.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.98% -41.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
357 136 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.79% 5.92% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 85 111
Average daily rate £425 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 26
Average hourly rate £39.25 £15.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.20% -59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £8.00 £17.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £24.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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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 TickIT within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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England