The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 85 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.081% - 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+30.07% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £15.19 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -64.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
959 992 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 75.55% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 577 402
Average daily rate £391 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Benchmarking
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking.

1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Energy Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Energy Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management