The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 44 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.57% 0.48% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.61% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £408 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.90 £15.39
% change year-on-year
- -3.15%
Benchmarking
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 326 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.00% 77.80% 60.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 207 108
Median daily rate £415 £368 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £7.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Sheffield -7 6 £525 -
Benchmarking
Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) Intel
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Xen
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) NAS
2 7 (87.50%) SRDF
2 7 (87.50%) iSCSI
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) FCoE
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (87.50%) Multicast
2 7 (87.50%) KVM
3 6 (75.00%) HBase
3 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Coherence

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) IIS
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) FCoE
1 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (87.50%) iSCSI
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) Multicast
1 7 (87.50%) NAS
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) HBase
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Middleware
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Rendezvous
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (87.50%) KVM
1 7 (87.50%) NFS
1 7 (87.50%) SRDF
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Xen
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) EMC
1 7 (87.50%) Intel
1 7 (87.50%) NetApp
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) DataSynapse
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Sybase
2 6 (75.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat