The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 184 196 194
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 12 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
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£440 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.47% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £167.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-92.23% +697.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4136 4857 4561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.50% 77.65% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3514 3520
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the City of London region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the City of London region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (18.18%) Legal
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Intel
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
6 3 (13.64%) Rendezvous
6 3 (13.64%) Middleware
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
6 3 (13.64%) NFS
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) FCoE
2 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.64%) Multicast
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (13.64%) HBase
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Riak
4 1 (4.55%) Mahout
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) MarkLogic
4 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
4 1 (4.55%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Legal
4 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 2 (9.09%) German Language
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Sourcing Manager
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience Researcher
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Audit Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) XSLT
1 3 (13.64%) Rendezvous
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Database Security
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) SRDF
2 3 (13.64%) NFS
2 3 (13.64%) Xen
2 3 (13.64%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) HDFS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (4.55%) Ambari
2 1 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Intel
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) DataSynapse
3 3 (13.64%) 29West
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 3 (13.64%) Sybase
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
4 2 (9.09%) Ariba
5 1 (4.55%) Teradata
5 1 (4.55%) Netezza
5 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.55%) MapR
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.55%) Reuters
5 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
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