The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 63 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£448 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.93% -
Benchmarking
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
498 424 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.56% 66.88% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 220 355
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 34
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £37.20 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - - - -
Benchmarking
East of England

Benchmarking
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (75.00%) Market Research
1 3 (75.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Procurement Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (75.00%) Market Research
1 3 (75.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds