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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 185 205 195
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £563 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £590
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 £102.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-87.31% +388.09%
Benchmarking
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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Intel
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) Legal
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
6 3 (13.04%) Rendezvous
6 3 (13.04%) Middleware
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) Sybase
6 3 (13.04%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) FCoE
2 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.04%) Multicast
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) HBase
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) HCatalog
4 1 (4.35%) Mahout
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) MarkLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (8.70%) German Language
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience Researcher
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Sourcing Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Audit Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience Manager
4 1 (4.35%) MI Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Rendezvous
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) XSLT
1 3 (13.04%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Database Security
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (13.04%) NFS
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) SRDF
2 3 (13.04%) Xen
2 3 (13.04%) KVM
3 1 (4.35%) HDFS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (4.35%) Oozie
2 1 (4.35%) Ambari
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Intel
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) EMC
3 3 (13.04%) DataSynapse
4 2 (8.70%) Ariba
5 1 (4.35%) Reuters
5 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Netezza
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.35%) MapR
City, London
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £270 - 290 per day
Posted: 10 days ago