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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£369 - -
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 £13.00 £167.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-92.23% +697.61%
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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
259 121 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.38% 60.50% 68.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 68 70
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £34.08 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.78% +62.50%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
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Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago