The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 68 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.14% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£443 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £324 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.15% +43.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.19 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-64.25% +21.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 503 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.77% 70.45% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 236 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 96
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 £14.20 £21.20 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA