The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank - - 123
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.092%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £278
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
208 187 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.87% 5.87% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 116 77
Average daily rate £375 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £269 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 3 10
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in the South West