The table below looks at the statistics for Cost-Benefit Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 146 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% 0.090% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.13% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
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£575 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -1.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 -
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2405 1583 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.70% 71.50% 69.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1064 1307
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cost-Benefit Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cost-Benefit Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cost-Benefit Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 12 September 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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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
Bristol -16 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Cost-Benefit Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) CCAB
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCAB
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP