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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 525 522 557
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +35
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 70 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 26
Average daily rate
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£421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £322 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £48.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -13 67 £425 +6.25% 14
London +2 25 £443 +10.62% 5
East of England -15 15 £448 - 2
Hertfordshire - 12 £475 -
North West +8 8 £350 +14.00%
South East +2 7 £481 +6.94% 4
City of London +30 6 £558 +39.37%
Yorkshire +6 4 £260 -38.82% 1
West Yorkshire +12 3 £220 -48.23%
South West -34 3 £485 +33.79% 2
North East - 3 - -
Berkshire +11 2 £438 +37.79%
Bedfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Leeds +8 1 £425 -
Surrey +3 1 £475 +5.55% 1
West Sussex +1 1 - -
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
Bristol -22 1 - - 1
West Midlands -23 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £385 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £395 -
Cheshire - 1 £385 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Somerset - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (31.71%) Finance
2 28 (22.76%) Project Management
3 25 (20.33%) Business Analysis
4 21 (17.07%) Change Management
5 20 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.82%) MS Office
6 17 (13.82%) ITIL
6 17 (13.82%) PRINCE2
7 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.01%) Service Management
7 16 (13.01%) Project Planning
8 15 (12.20%) Programme Management
8 15 (12.20%) UML
8 15 (12.20%) SAP
9 14 (11.38%) MS Visio
9 14 (11.38%) Workflow
10 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.94%) Risk Management
12 10 (8.13%) RUP
12 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
12 10 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.13%) Change Control
13 9 (7.32%) QA
13 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.32%) Oracle
13 9 (7.32%) PRINCE
14 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
14 8 (6.50%) Six Sigma
14 8 (6.50%) Degree
14 8 (6.50%) Risk Assessment

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.63%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Office
2 14 (11.38%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.81%) BASE24
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Heroku
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) VoIP
2 4 (3.25%) Firewall
3 2 (1.63%) WAN
3 2 (1.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.81%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.44%) MS Access
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.63%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.81%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) SQLite
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Subversion
1 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (31.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Publishing
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (39.84%) Analyst
2 39 (31.71%) Business Analyst
3 26 (21.14%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.50%) Architect
4 8 (6.50%) SAP Manager
5 7 (5.69%) SAP Architect
6 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.88%) Consultant
6 6 (4.88%) Cost Analyst
6 6 (4.88%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Project Accountant
7 5 (4.07%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Change Consultant
8 4 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Business Consultant
9 3 (2.44%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) HTML
2 5 (4.07%) CSS
3 3 (2.44%) Web Services
3 3 (2.44%) XML
4 2 (1.63%) Swing
4 2 (1.63%) JSP
4 2 (1.63%) Struts
4 2 (1.63%) Middleware
4 2 (1.63%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) JSF
5 1 (0.81%) RESTful
5 1 (0.81%) CGI
5 1 (0.81%) .NET
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.88%) NHS
3 5 (4.07%) PMI
4 2 (1.63%) HACMP
4 2 (1.63%) GIS
4 2 (1.63%) Replication
4 2 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.63%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.81%) Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.81%) New Media
5 1 (0.81%) Open Source
5 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.63%) UNIX
1 2 (1.63%) Windows
1 2 (1.63%) AIX
1 2 (1.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.76%) Project Management
2 25 (20.33%) Business Analysis
3 21 (17.07%) Change Management
4 20 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.82%) ITIL
5 17 (13.82%) PRINCE2
6 16 (13.01%) Service Management
6 16 (13.01%) Project Planning
7 15 (12.20%) Programme Management
7 15 (12.20%) UML
8 14 (11.38%) Workflow
9 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.94%) Risk Management
11 10 (8.13%) RUP
11 10 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.13%) Change Control
12 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.32%) PRINCE
13 8 (6.50%) Six Sigma
13 8 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.25%) C
1 4 (3.25%) Java
2 2 (1.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.81%) VBA
3 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) APMP
4 3 (2.44%) IIBA
5 2 (1.63%) ISEB
5 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.81%) ACCA
6 1 (0.81%) CIMA
6 1 (0.81%) CCAB
6 1 (0.81%) MBA
6 1 (0.81%) PMP
6 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.63%) PowerHA
1 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) SAP
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle
4 5 (4.07%) Speakerbus
4 5 (4.07%) BT
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco
4 5 (4.07%) IBM
5 4 (3.25%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.63%) NetApp
6 2 (1.63%) EMC
6 2 (1.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) Casewise
7 1 (0.81%) Charles River
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
South East (Home Counties)
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-600 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Greythorn
Rate: £440 - £470 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Middlesex
CPS Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago