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HE staff data: Summary of 2013/14 contract data

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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

Staff at UK HE providers by activity, mode of employment, terms of employment and sex 2013/14
Activity Mode Terms Female Male Total
Academic Full-time Permanent 36495 59020 95515
Fixed-term 14095 18560 32655
Part-time Permanent 16790 12520 29310
Fixed-term 19210 17555 36765
Non-academic Full-time Permanent 63545 54840 118390
Fixed-term 9970 6525 16495
Part-time Permanent 43345 9445 52785
Fixed-term 9455 4410 13865
Total     212905 182870 395780

The full staff publication for 2013/14 will be published in February.

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