The table below looks at the statistics for Cost-Benefit Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 558 528 498
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -30
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 50 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.079% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 26
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -16 50 £440 +0.57% 11
London +22 18 £525 +16.66% 6
South West -28 15 £440 +7.31% 1
Bristol +2 14 £440 -
South East -28 13 £400 -11.11% 2
City of London +15 6 £550 -4.34%
Surrey -4 6 £408 -6.85%
North West -9 2 - -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
East of England -5 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £315 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £315 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rochdale - - - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 44 (35.48%) Finance
2 37 (29.84%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
4 24 (19.35%) Project Management
5 22 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (17.74%) MS Excel
6 20 (16.13%) Change Management
6 20 (16.13%) Management Information System
7 19 (15.32%) ITIL
7 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (14.52%) Statistical Analysis
8 18 (14.52%) GAP Analysis
8 18 (14.52%) BPR
9 17 (13.71%) MS Office
9 17 (13.71%) Business Analysis
10 16 (12.90%) SAP
11 15 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (11.29%) PRINCE2
12 14 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (11.29%) Data Management
13 13 (10.48%) Oracle
14 12 (9.68%) Service Management
15 11 (8.87%) Risk Management
15 11 (8.87%) Six Sigma
15 11 (8.87%) QA
15 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (8.06%) Investment Management
16 10 (8.06%) ERP
16 10 (8.06%) Windows
16 10 (8.06%) Programme Management

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
3 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.71%) MS Office
3 5 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.81%) Summit
2 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.81%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Internet
2 4 (3.23%) SAN
2 4 (3.23%) WAN
3 3 (2.42%) Firewall
3 3 (2.42%) VoIP
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) SAP HANA
2 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.61%) MySQL
3 2 (1.61%) MS Access
3 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.81%) SQLite
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Subversion
2 5 (4.03%) ClearCase
2 5 (4.03%) GoogleTest
2 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.03%) CppUnit
2 5 (4.03%) CruiseControl
2 5 (4.03%) NUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Legal
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.03%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Marketing
5 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.61%) Local Government
7 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (44.35%) Analyst
2 46 (37.10%) Business Analyst
3 22 (17.74%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.29%) Architect
5 12 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) SAP Architect
8 8 (6.45%) SAP Manager
8 8 (6.45%) Service Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.84%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Product Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.23%) MI Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
12 3 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
12 3 (2.42%) Programme Manager
12 3 (2.42%) Voice Engineer
12 3 (2.42%) Project Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) SOAP
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
2 1 (0.81%) RESTful
2 1 (0.81%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.84%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.23%) Video on Demand
3 4 (3.23%) New Media
3 4 (3.23%) HACMP
3 4 (3.23%) NHS
3 4 (3.23%) PMI
4 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.61%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 9 (7.26%) Linux
3 7 (5.65%) UNIX
4 4 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.35%) Project Management
2 22 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (16.13%) Change Management
4 19 (15.32%) ITIL
4 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.52%) Statistical Analysis
5 18 (14.52%) GAP Analysis
5 18 (14.52%) BPR
6 17 (13.71%) Business Analysis
7 15 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.29%) PRINCE2
8 14 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (11.29%) Data Management
9 12 (9.68%) Service Management
10 11 (8.87%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.87%) Six Sigma
10 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.06%) Investment Management
11 10 (8.06%) ERP
11 10 (8.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.65%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) C
2 6 (4.84%) C++
2 6 (4.84%) Java
3 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.81%) VBA
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) Degree
3 5 (4.03%) APMP
4 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.42%) ISEB
5 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) CCAB
7 1 (0.81%) CIMA
7 1 (0.81%) ACCA
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.81%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.23%) PowerHA
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) SAP
3 13 (10.48%) Oracle
4 6 (4.84%) JD Edwards
5 5 (4.03%) VMware
6 4 (3.23%) Vermilion
6 4 (3.23%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.23%) NetApp
6 4 (3.23%) Cisco
6 4 (3.23%) IBM
6 4 (3.23%) EMC
7 3 (2.42%) BT
7 3 (2.42%) Speakerbus
8 2 (1.61%) Alterian
8 2 (1.61%) Remedy
8 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.81%) Teradata
9 1 (0.81%) Sybase
9 1 (0.81%) Charles River
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
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