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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 82 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£279 - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £263
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-50.47% -38.23%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.14% 73.60% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 551 350
Average daily rate £355 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 19
Average hourly rate £26.75 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.48% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury - 2 £279 -
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Service Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA