The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 43 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.29% 0.24% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.31% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.80 £15.39
% change year-on-year
- +9.19%
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
264 325 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.74% 78.88% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 239 267
Median daily rate £384 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) XCAP
1 3 (100.00%) Actix
2 2 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Anite
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) XCAP
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Actix
2 2 (66.67%) Anite
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) ION Trading