The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 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 the SIMUL8 Corporation.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SIMUL8
England

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
1195 1092 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.08% 49.39% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 556 500
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 107 60
Average hourly rate £15.83 £18.00 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £30.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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