The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £42.00 £11.51
% change year-on-year
-55.91% +264.90%
Benchmarking
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
473 573 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.70% 79.25% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 335 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Benchmarking
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (80.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Proteomics
1 4 (80.00%) R
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) R
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus