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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 162 152 203
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +51
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Median daily rate £443 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £316 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £469 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £30.83 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+208.14% -18.43%
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
2778 2911 4721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.39% 83.94% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2333 3697
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £647 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.40 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.20 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Copywriting
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
3 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Teradata
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) FCoE
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Interface Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Strategy Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Copywriting
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) SEO
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) SRDF
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata