The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SIMUL8 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 SIMUL8 over the 3 months to 17 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 the SIMUL8 Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIMUL8
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SIMUL8 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
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
1219 891 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.48% 48.61% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 388 447
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £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 83 114 97
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.09 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
SIMUL8
England

SIMUL8
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIMUL8 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SIMUL8 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands