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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -87.31%
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
154 215 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.63% 88.11% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 149 72
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 31
Average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.29 £21.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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

Benchmarking
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

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