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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 266 234 240
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 15 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 5
Average daily rate £385 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -87.31%
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
7654 7741 6995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.46% 77.75% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4724 4349 3897
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 281 276
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -7 6 £340 -38.18% 1
East Sussex - 3 £480 -
Hampshire +1 2 £385 +0.98% 1
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - - 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) NHS
3 5 (20.83%) Six Sigma
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) Line Management
3 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) MS Office
5 3 (12.50%) SLA
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) QA
5 3 (12.50%) Service Design
6 2 (8.33%) Copywriting
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Market Research
6 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) MS Visio

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) AMQP
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) OLTP
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Gradle
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Sourcing Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) NHS Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Business Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Category Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Copywriter
4 2 (8.33%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Governance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior NHS Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.17%) REST
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
1 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
1 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.83%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Copywriting
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Health Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) Line Management
3 5 (20.83%) Six Sigma
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) Service Design
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Market Research
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) B2B
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) AWK
2 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
2 1 (4.17%) Erlang
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas File System
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sun
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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