There were 396,000 staff employed at UK HE providers in 2013/14, of whom 194,000 (49%) were academic staff.
The graphic below attempts to display some of the key characteristics of staff contracts across the sector, as well as displaying the gender split among different types of contracts. The table below the graphic provides the numbers for each breakdown. The Staff stats page and the Statistical First Release go into much more detail.
Staff at UK HE providers by activity, mode of employment, terms of employment and sex 2013/14