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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £253 £450
% change year-on-year
+62.37% -43.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £30.20 -
% change year-on-year
-44.37% -
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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
1459 989 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.44% 75.55% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 596 457
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 46
Average hourly rate £33.64 £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.06% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.50 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (100.00%) P3O
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) PMO Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft