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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 185 203 195
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 15 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -31.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £354 £479
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £701
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-50.47% -38.23%
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London

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
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 (65.22%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Banking
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Intel
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (17.39%) High Availability
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) HBase
8 3 (13.04%) FCoE
8 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (13.04%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (13.04%) SRDF
8 3 (13.04%) SaaS
8 3 (13.04%) PaaS

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (17.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) FCoE
2 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.04%) Multicast
2 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (13.04%) HBase
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) MarkLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.35%) Mahout
5 1 (4.35%) Riak
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.35%) HCatalog
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) German Language
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (4.35%) MI Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Manager
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Strategy Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Ultra Messaging
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) XSLT
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) JMX
1 3 (13.04%) Rendezvous
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Copywriting
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Database Security
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) SRDF
3 3 (13.04%) KVM
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) Xen
3 3 (13.04%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Flashback
1 3 (13.04%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Oozie
2 1 (4.35%) Ambari
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Intel
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) DataSynapse
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) EMC
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.35%) MapR
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Netezza
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Reuters
4 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago