The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MediaHighway in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MediaHighway over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NDS MediaHighway
Rank - - 584
Contract jobs citing MediaHighway 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £245
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17795 16274 17176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 31.30% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10961 10094 9993
Average daily rate £410 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 633 875
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.69 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -29.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

MediaHighway
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MediaHighway within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

MediaHighway Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MediaHighway
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MediaHighway within the UK.

MediaHighway Daily Rate Trend in the UK