The first table below looks at the demand for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 82 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £235 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £167.50 £21.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+697.61% +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
958 529 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 71.92% 69.97% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 240 406
Average daily rate £396 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +144.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Benchmarking
Scotland

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Benchmarking
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) BPR
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) BPR
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA