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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £369
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £30.83 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+208.14% -18.43%
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
525 421 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.28% 79.89% 73.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 319 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 20
Median hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Solaris
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) NFS
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) EMC
1 8 (80.00%) Intel
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) Xen
1 8 (80.00%) iSCSI
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (80.00%) NAS
1 8 (80.00%) SRDF
1 8 (80.00%) FCoE
1 8 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (80.00%) Multicast
1 8 (80.00%) KVM
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 5 (50.00%) Rendezvous

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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) FCoE
1 8 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (80.00%) iSCSI
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) Multicast
1 8 (80.00%) NAS
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (50.00%) HBase
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Rendezvous
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Solaris
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (80.00%) KVM
1 8 (80.00%) NFS
1 8 (80.00%) SRDF
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (80.00%) Xen
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) EMC
1 8 (80.00%) Intel
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) DataSynapse
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) Sybase
2 5 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics