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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 143 143 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 14 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £338 £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +68.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £380 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £545 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £414 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +22.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.19
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
3058 2800 2274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 76.94% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 1658 1212
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 121 94
Median hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £53.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Manchester -7 10 £265 - 1
Cheshire +1 2 £500 +8.10%
Lancashire - 1 £425 - 2
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) BPR
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
4 4 (23.53%) P3O
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
5 3 (17.65%) Local Government
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) User Experience
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of PMO
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Sourcing Manager
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) BPR
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Case Management
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Linear Regression
6 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) P3O
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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