The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 94 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% - 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£300 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £167.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +697.61%
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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
1226 933 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 73.12% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 487 329
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.63 £24.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £10.64 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
Manchester
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