The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 126 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £233
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.15 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2007 1713 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.69% 74.58% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1032 856
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.31 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the Yorkshire region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Yorkshire region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 5 (50.00%) NHS
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) FCoE
4 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) KVM
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) Windows

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) FCoE
1 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) HBase
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Content Editor
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSLT
1 2 (20.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) UX Design
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) SRDF
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) EMC
1 2 (20.00%) Intel
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) DataSynapse
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase