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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIMUL8 over the 3 months to 26 August 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1561 1062 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.48% 42.93% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 542 616
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £210 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 77 93
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £31.44 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

SIMUL8
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SIMUL8 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SIMUL8 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands