The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reuters 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £475 £305
% change year-on-year
-20.52% +55.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
- -40.19%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1044 959 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.14% 43.35% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 501 402
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 68 62
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.25 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reuters across the Yorkshire region.

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) CommVault
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) WorkSite
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WorkSite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CommVault
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow