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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 69 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £167.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-85.67% +697.61%
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
632 572 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.70% 76.37% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 312 177
Average daily rate £375 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 34
Average hourly rate £17.32 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA