The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 255 257 230
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 14 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £250 £420 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +28.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.80 £15.19
% change year-on-year
- +10.58%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7237 7644 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.32% 79.97% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4372 4547 3766
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 246 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Surrey - 9 £250 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - -
Berkshire +5 2 - -
East Sussex +8 1 £403 -4.16%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) Line Management
4 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
4 5 (18.52%) QA
4 5 (18.52%) MS Office
4 5 (18.52%) SLA
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) NHS
5 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Information Governance
6 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
6 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Gradle
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Sourcing Manager
3 3 (11.11%) NHS Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Information Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Category Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Information Governance Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Project Director
4 2 (7.41%) Sales Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
1 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
1 1 (3.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
2 4 (14.81%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
3 6 (22.22%) Line Management
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Information Governance
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Erlang
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Ericsson