The table below looks at the statistics for Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 240 228 228
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 16 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.069% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.097% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate
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£415 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -
Cost-Benefit Analysis
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
7021 6163 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.05% 71.29% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3450 3296
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 244 333
Average hourly rate £20.67 £32.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cost-Benefit Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cost-Benefit Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cost-Benefit Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cost-Benefit Analysis
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 Cost-Benefit Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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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 +3 10 £415 -7.77%
West Sussex +4 2 £400 -20.00%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cost-Benefit Analysis
England

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) BPR
3 5 (22.73%) Legal
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) Telecoms

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Business Analyst
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Process Designer
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) BPR
3 5 (22.73%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) SSADM
6 2 (9.09%) RUP
6 2 (9.09%) DSDM
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) IIBA
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Charles River
2 1 (4.55%) SAP