The first table below looks at the demand for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £102.50 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+388.09% +31.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 152 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.80% 73.79% 68.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 89 124
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Benchmarking
South East

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Benchmarking
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft