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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.60% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £399 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.01% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.15 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 206 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 73.13% 66.88% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 106 117
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £191 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 21
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) NHS

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) SRDF
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Intel
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) DataSynapse
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase