Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Benchmarking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 103
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Cheshire median daily rate - - £325
North West median daily rate £385 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -18.95% +46.15% -31.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Benchmarking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,133 1,031 1,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.15% 82.41% 86.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 719 1,072
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £543 £526 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.00 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -26.67% +37.93% -26.82%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Cheshire

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Benchmarking in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Cheshire