The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 93 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £258 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.80 £15.39
% change year-on-year
- +9.19%
Benchmarking
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1484 1235 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.39% 76.61% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 757 527
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% -15.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Stockport - 2 £226 -
Oldham - 1 £375 -
Benchmarking
North West

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) BPR
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Governance
3 4 (30.77%) P3O
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Local Government
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) SLA
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos
6 1 (7.69%) ERP

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Head of PMO
4 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) BPR
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Governance
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) P3O
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP