The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Budget Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Budget Control
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 146
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £490 £348
% change year-on-year -3.06% +41.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

Budget Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Budget Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Budget Control in the North West

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Budget Control in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control 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 North West region with a requirement for Budget Control.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

Budget Control
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft