The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 116 126
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -52.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1583 2058 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.60% 81.96% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 1098 1090
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 46
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.71 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire