The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.59% +15.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £11.51
% change year-on-year
-52.38% +264.90%
Benchmarking
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.42% 79.76% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 249 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Benchmarking
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) XCAP
1 2 (100.00%) Actix
2 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Anite
2 1 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (50.00%) MapBasic

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) XCAP
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Actix
2 1 (50.00%) Anite
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia