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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.80% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £369
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £26.05 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+264.75% -31.09%
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
87 112 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.31% 88.19% 83.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 45
Median daily rate £403 £475 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +26.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £356 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 17
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery