The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 311 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.62% 74.76% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 156 83
Median daily rate £388 £468 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +409.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £135.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcing Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis