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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 547 518 488
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -30
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 31 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 36
Average daily rate
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£433 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +6.25%
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
38160 36205 32086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.24% 74.33% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24546 22063 19027
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1129 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -28 31 £433 +1.76% 15
London -2 13 £525 +16.66% 7
South East -18 8 £396 -16.58%
West Midlands +5 6 £425 -
City of London +15 5 £550 - 3
East of England +9 2 - - 1
Birmingham +2 2 - -
North West -2 2 £450 +102.70% 1
South West -25 1 £440 +7.31% 2
East Midlands - 1 £315 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £315 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (36.11%) Finance
2 34 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.44%) Management Information System
5 21 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (17.59%) GAP Analysis
7 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 18 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
8 17 (15.74%) BPR
9 16 (14.81%) Project Management
10 15 (13.89%) ITIL
10 15 (13.89%) Windows
11 14 (12.96%) Linux
11 14 (12.96%) Data Management
12 13 (12.04%) Change Management
12 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (12.04%) MS Office
13 12 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 12 (11.11%) UML
13 12 (11.11%) RUP
13 12 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
14 11 (10.19%) Use Case
14 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
14 11 (10.19%) SQL
15 10 (9.26%) Oracle
15 10 (9.26%) Java
15 10 (9.26%) SAP
15 10 (9.26%) ClearCase

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.70%) NetWeaver
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.04%) MS Office
3 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) MS Project
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.93%) Summit
2 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 4 (3.70%) WAN
2 4 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) PBX
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) SAP HANA
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.78%) SSDT
4 1 (0.93%) MS Access
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) ClearCase
1 10 (9.26%) Subversion
1 10 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.48%) CruiseControl
2 7 (6.48%) NUnit
2 7 (6.48%) CppUnit
2 7 (6.48%) GoogleTest
3 3 (2.78%) Ant
3 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.78%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 39 (36.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Legal
4 5 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
5 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.78%) Back Office
7 2 (1.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (45.37%) Analyst
2 45 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 20 (18.52%) Architect
4 15 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) SAP Architect
6 7 (6.48%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Product Manager
9 4 (3.70%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.70%) MI Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.78%) Project Accountant
10 3 (2.78%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) FpML
2 1 (0.93%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.70%) New Media
3 4 (3.70%) Video on Demand
3 4 (3.70%) HACMP
3 4 (3.70%) PMI
3 4 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.85%) Open Source
4 2 (1.85%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Linux
3 9 (8.33%) UNIX
4 4 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (17.59%) GAP Analysis
4 18 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 17 (15.74%) BPR
6 16 (14.81%) Project Management
7 15 (13.89%) ITIL
8 14 (12.96%) Data Management
9 13 (12.04%) Change Management
9 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.11%) UML
10 12 (11.11%) RUP
10 12 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
10 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 11 (10.19%) Use Case
12 10 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.26%) Investment Management
13 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) Java
3 8 (7.41%) C
3 8 (7.41%) C++
4 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) APMP
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.78%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) CCAB
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.70%) PowerHA
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Oracle
2 10 (9.26%) SAP
3 5 (4.63%) VMware
4 4 (3.70%) Vermilion
4 4 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.70%) EMC
4 4 (3.70%) NetApp
4 4 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.85%) Alterian
6 1 (0.93%) Teradata
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Calypso
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