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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £228 £450
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -49.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £29.35 -
% change year-on-year
-42.75% -
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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
135 109 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.75% 77.86% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 42
Average daily rate £375 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.28 £39.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.36% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £21.67 £30.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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