The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 35 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.41% 0.41% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.59% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £450 £250
% change year-on-year
-49.44% +79.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 - £35.00
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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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.82% 69.11% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 75
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Benchmarking
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
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