The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
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% -
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
174 128 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.20% 72.32% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 76 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £22.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +59.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £18.67 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 1 £438 -
Benchmarking
East of England

Benchmarking
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement