The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Mercator
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mercator 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.066% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% - -
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 - - -

Mercator is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 685 597 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.45% 39.35% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 373 373
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 35
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £10.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Mercator as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Mercator in the East Midlands

Mercator
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Mercator
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mercator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Mercator.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Pay

Mercator
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Pay
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Solutions Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Web Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP