The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of RedDot 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 RedDot over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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 RedDot Solutions.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank - - 103
Contract jobs citing RedDot 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate - £270 £275
% change year-on-year
- -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1218 896 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.22% 48.91% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 389 446
Average daily rate £350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 114 97
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
RedDot
England

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands