The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £450 £250
% change year-on-year
-49.44% +79.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 - £35.00
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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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 271 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.71% 74.45% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 121 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £24.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge