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 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank - 121 116
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.081% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £345 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £408 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.90 £15.39
% change year-on-year
- -3.15%
Benchmarking
South East

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
1863 1921 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.48% 77.80% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 965 898
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) SLA