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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £167.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-74.92% +697.61%
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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
238 197 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 74.38% 70.36% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 106 126
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 28
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.60 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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