The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 72 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £414 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +22.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.19
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
Benchmarking
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
760 780 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.15% 81.93% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 475 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £19.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.33% -44.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £700 -
Crewe - 1 £300 -
Benchmarking
North West

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Linear Regression
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) CHAID
3 1 (33.33%) BPR
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BPR
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Case Management
1 1 (33.33%) CHAID
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Linear Regression
1 1 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree