The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 127 130 150
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £230 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £403 £213
% change year-on-year
-1.86% +89.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.59 £25.66 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-11.96% -32.11%
Benchmarking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1974 2198 2397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.76% 77.23% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1269 1468
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 164 145
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.87 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% +27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £12.15 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.58 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 4 £230 -
Hertfordshire +6 3 £625 - 1
Cambridgeshire +25 2 £425 - 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Advertising
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Display Advertising
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) BMC
4 3 (27.27%) SAML
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
4 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
4 3 (27.27%) OpenView
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) OLTP
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) Java

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) OLTP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Advertising
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business IT Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
4 2 (18.18%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Display Advertising
2 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Presales
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) RAD
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) OpenView
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) BMC
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix