The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD 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 Qualifications for the Wiltshire 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PhD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.56% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £65.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +44.44%
Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
189 141 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.51% 29.75% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 90 90
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
PhD
South West

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

PhD
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 7 (100.00%) CDMA
1 7 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) CDMA
1 7 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer