The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 140 116 141
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £405 £370 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2517 1651 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.68% 70.20% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1030 1522
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 61 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Cost-Benefit Analysis
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Benchmarking
5 3 (27.27%) BPR
5 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Product Management
6 2 (18.18%) Use Case
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) Local Government
7 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (9.09%) Law
7 1 (9.09%) Legal
7 1 (9.09%) C

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Benchmarking
4 3 (27.27%) BPR
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001