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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £450 £250
% change year-on-year
-48.88% +80.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 - £35.00
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
102 172 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 73.91% 80.00% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 46
Average daily rate £320 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 6
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £29.60 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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