The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Minitab products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Minitab over the 3 months to 22 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Minitab, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 100 -
Contract jobs citing Minitab 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.093% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £313 -
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1270 964 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.98% 44.96% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 471 512
Average daily rate £325 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Minitab Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Minitab Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Minitab Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Minitab 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 Minitab.

1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 14001
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) DMAIC
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Minitab 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 Minitab. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) DMAIC
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 14001