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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
England / East of England
Rank - 122 124
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.087% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £16.56 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+473.58% -60.56%

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
1694 1783 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.46% 77.45% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1068 1219
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 172 135
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Display Advertising
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (37.50%) Presales
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) PKI
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability

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 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) OLTP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (37.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Display Advertising
1 4 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) RAD
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OpenView
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) VMware