The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 68 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -87.31%
Benchmarking
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
634 716 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.86% 78.94% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 371 365
Average daily rate £410 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Benchmarking
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA