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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £320 £324
% change year-on-year
+30.07% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £15.19 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -64.25%
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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
155 109 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.72% 81.95% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 39 40
Average daily rate £375 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £406 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £20.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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