The table below looks at the statistics for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-36.52% +142.85%
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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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 620 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.36% 74.16% 64.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 294 339
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Budget Control Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Budget Control
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Budget Control Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Budget Control
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP