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506 PIR Work contract code


A code that identifies whether a member of academic staff has a full-time work contract or fractional full-time work contract in respect of their current duties.


Version: 1.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: Work contract code

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (Numeric)
Width: 1


1​ Full‑time work contract
2 Fractional full‑time work contract
5 Casual work contract - calendar year (method 1)
6 Casual work contract - financial year (method 2)

Coding notes

  • Code "1" is to be used where FTE equals 100 (1.0)
  • Code "2" is to be used where FTE is less than 100 (1.0).
  • Fractional full‑time staff are those employed less than full‑time but are employed on a permanent basis and not on a casual basis and should be reported as "2".
  • Codes "5" & "6" are to be used when reporting casual FTE across the full year.
  • Codes "5" & "6" will identify whether you have used the calendar year (method 1) or financial year (method 2) to calculate casual staff FTE.

Input files

Provider Information Request:

  • PIR Staff (PSF)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.

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