Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 199 211
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 +24
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.035% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.042% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
North West median daily rate £385 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +33.33% -18.18%
England median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.91 £19.82 £22.00
% change year-on-year +15.58% -9.91% +10.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,979 4,737 5,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.05% 82.25% 84.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 3,023 3,792
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 200 179
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -31.05%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.15 £48.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in the North West

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in the North West

Benchmarking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Benchmarking in the North West

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £385 -
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Records Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Validation

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Records Management
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality