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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 71 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £443 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £228 £450
% change year-on-year
+81.31% -49.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £29.35 -
% change year-on-year
-42.75% -
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
654 574 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.94% 68.66% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 330 252
Average daily rate £380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 52 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridge - 5 - -
Benchmarking
East of England

Benchmarking
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) PhD
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Proteomics
1 5 (100.00%) R
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PhD
1 5 (100.00%) Degree