Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 November 2017 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 158 144
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 -17
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Manchester median daily rate £500 £332 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.83% -11.60% +36.36%
North West median daily rate £450 £338 £450
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2394 2979 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.10% 83.92% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1894 1794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Manchester

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Manchester

Benchmarking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Benchmarking in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Numerate Degree

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Numerate Degree