The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £563 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £410 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +80.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.59 £16.80 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+34.46% -44.37%
Benchmarking
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
188 200 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 86.24% 78.13% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 152 148
Median daily rate £425 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.81% -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Ipswich - 2 £563 -
Benchmarking
East of England

Benchmarking
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware