The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.49% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- -50.47%
Benchmarking
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
160 213 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.82% 87.65% 87.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 139 59
Median daily rate £413 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 19
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Benchmarking
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) CHAID
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Regression

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CHAID
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree