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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.59% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £450 £230
% change year-on-year
-43.88% +95.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £35.00
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 262 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.32% 71.00% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 189 158
Average daily rate £438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £23.85 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.62% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £19.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Project Management
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
1 8 (47.06%) Project Planning
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Management
1 8 (47.06%) Portfolio Management
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (47.06%) Dependency Management
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) SLA
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) DMAIC
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) FMCG
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) MI Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Improvement Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
1 8 (47.06%) Project Planning
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Management
1 8 (47.06%) Portfolio Management
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (47.06%) Dependency Management
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) DMAIC
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.88%) Business Objects