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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 536 549 545
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 77 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.053% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 17 19
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +22 76 £440 -2.22% 9
London +2 25 £480 +6.66% 4
South West - 17 £448 -
South East -7 16 £415 -10.27% 2
Bristol - 15 £440 -
East of England - 15 £409 - 1
Surrey -3 10 £415 -7.77%
Hertfordshire - 9 £475 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £325 -
City of London +16 3 £500 -13.04% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £300 -
West Sussex -2 2 £400 -20.00%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £400 -
North West -8 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £455 -
Cambridge - 1 £455 -
Cardiff - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Blackpool - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 56 (35.22%) Finance
2 36 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (17.61%) Project Management
4 27 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 26 (16.35%) Business Analysis
6 25 (15.72%) MS Office
7 24 (15.09%) ITIL
7 24 (15.09%) Change Management
8 22 (13.84%) MS Excel
9 21 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (11.95%) Service Management
10 19 (11.95%) Management Information System
10 19 (11.95%) PRINCE2
10 19 (11.95%) SAP
10 19 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (11.32%) Statistical Analysis
12 17 (10.69%) Systems Analysis
12 17 (10.69%) BPR
13 16 (10.06%) GAP Analysis
14 15 (9.43%) Programme Management
14 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (8.81%) Data Management
15 14 (8.81%) Project Planning
15 14 (8.81%) Risk Management
15 14 (8.81%) MS Visio
16 13 (8.18%) RUP
16 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
16 13 (8.18%) Workflow
16 13 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (7.55%) Oracle

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.52%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (15.72%) MS Office
2 22 (13.84%) MS Excel
3 14 (8.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
1 1 (0.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) VoIP
2 4 (2.52%) WAN
2 4 (2.52%) SAN
2 4 (2.52%) Internet
3 3 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) MS Access
2 4 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.52%) SAP HANA
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.26%) MySQL
3 2 (1.26%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) QlikView
4 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Subversion
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (35.22%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Legal
3 5 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.14%) Banking
4 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Publishing
4 4 (2.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
5 3 (1.89%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (46.54%) Analyst
2 61 (38.36%) Business Analyst
3 28 (17.61%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.18%) Architect
5 12 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.29%) SAP Manager
7 9 (5.66%) SAP Architect
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (4.40%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.77%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.77%) Cost Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.77%) Project Accountant
11 5 (3.14%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Product Manager
12 4 (2.52%) Change Consultant
12 4 (2.52%) MI Analyst
12 4 (2.52%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (2.52%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) XML
2 4 (2.52%) HTML
3 3 (1.89%) CSS
3 3 (1.89%) Web Services
4 2 (1.26%) Struts
4 2 (1.26%) Spring
4 2 (1.26%) JSP
4 2 (1.26%) Swing
5 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.63%) Middleware
5 1 (0.63%) SOAP
5 1 (0.63%) .NET
5 1 (0.63%) JSF
5 1 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.77%) NHS
4 5 (3.14%) PMI
5 4 (2.52%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.52%) New Media
5 4 (2.52%) HACMP
6 2 (1.26%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.14%) Windows
2 4 (2.52%) AIX
2 4 (2.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.61%) Project Management
2 26 (16.35%) Business Analysis
3 24 (15.09%) Change Management
3 24 (15.09%) ITIL
4 21 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (11.95%) Service Management
5 19 (11.95%) PRINCE2
5 19 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (11.32%) Statistical Analysis
7 17 (10.69%) Systems Analysis
7 17 (10.69%) BPR
8 16 (10.06%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (9.43%) Programme Management
9 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.81%) Data Management
10 14 (8.81%) Project Planning
10 14 (8.81%) Risk Management
11 13 (8.18%) Workflow
11 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.18%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.14%) SQL
2 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
2 4 (2.52%) Java
3 3 (1.89%) C
4 1 (0.63%) C++
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.29%) Degree
2 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.14%) APMP
5 3 (1.89%) ISEB
5 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.26%) CCAB
7 1 (0.63%) MBA
7 1 (0.63%) ACCA
7 1 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PhD
7 1 (0.63%) IIBA
7 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.52%) PowerHA
2 4 (2.52%) VMware ESX
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.95%) SAP
3 12 (7.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.77%) Cisco
4 6 (3.77%) IBM
4 6 (3.77%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.14%) BT
5 5 (3.14%) VMware
5 5 (3.14%) Speakerbus
6 4 (2.52%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.52%) NetApp
6 4 (2.52%) EMC
7 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.26%) Remedy
8 1 (0.63%) Charles River
8 1 (0.63%) Teradata
8 1 (0.63%) Casewise
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Calypso
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