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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 127 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.081% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £563 £475 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +233.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £153
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £408 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +20.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.19
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
1966 2333 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.21% 78.31% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1409 1285
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 162 153
Median hourly rate £27.62 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 26 June 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
Suffolk - 2 £563 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) ANSI C

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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (33.33%) OpenCV
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
2 1 (33.33%) Robotics
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ANSI C
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware