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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 179 196 183
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 11 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
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£408 £625 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.80% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £496 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £625 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £23.26 -
% change year-on-year
+80.60% -
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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
3980 4626 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.66% 77.34% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3102 3394 3315
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 75
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Multicast
4 4 (22.22%) FCoE
4 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 4 (22.22%) SRDF
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) NFS
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) Intel
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) Legal
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (11.11%) KVM
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Multicast
1 4 (22.22%) FCoE
1 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (22.22%) NAS
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Sourcing Manager
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience Researcher
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Audit Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.56%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience Manager
3 1 (5.56%) MI Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSLT
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
2 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Database Security
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Logistics
2 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) SEO
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) SRDF
1 4 (22.22%) NFS
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (11.11%) KVM
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) NetApp
1 4 (22.22%) EMC
1 4 (22.22%) Intel
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Ariba
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Reuters
3 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) DataSynapse
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) 29West
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