The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SmartFocus 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 SmartFocus over the 3 months to 19 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 SmartFocus (formerly Emailvision).

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartFocus
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SmartFocus 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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £235 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
1283 968 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.51% 45.21% 48.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 468 520
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 63 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.31%