The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 145 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 10 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Median daily rate £325 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £390 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £30.83 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+208.14% -18.43%
Benchmarking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2698 3289 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.76% 79.41% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 2013 1500
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the North West region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +19 5 £325 -31.57%
Lancashire -6 2 £344 -28.38%
Manchester -4 1 £538 +43.33% 2
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) NHS
4 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Cognos
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) MS Office
7 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Management
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Finance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) HR Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) BPR
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £575.00 per day
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