The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Symbian Ltd.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symbian
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.89% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £295 £108
% change year-on-year
- +174.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 -
Symbian
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 121 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.81% 53.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 67 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £10.96 £20.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.56% +22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.40 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £34.75 £21.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symbian across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire