The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £23.26 -
% change year-on-year
+80.60% -
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 165 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.67% 87.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 30
Average daily rate £400 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.38 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.90% +26.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £31.56 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Chester