The first table below looks at the demand for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 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 North East 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
473 210 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.14% 69.08% 64.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 79 154
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Benchmarking
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
County Durham
Venn Group
Rate: £375 - £480 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + 15% bonus + excellent pension
Posted: 24 days ago