The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Cost-Benefit Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cost-Benefit Analysis
England / South East
Rank 232 266 258
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8  
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.022% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.027% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £345 £525 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.28% +22.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £525 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £430
% change year-on-year +2.06% -15.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6400 7467 7755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.17% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 4586 4265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 275
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Cost-Benefit Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South East

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South East

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South East

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South East

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +13 3 £475 -9.52%
Berkshire - 3 £290 - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £440 -
Cost-Benefit Analysis
England

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 South East region with a requirement for Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Service Design
4 3 (27.27%) PMO
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 2 (18.18%) Concur
5 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (18.18%) IaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Boomi
5 2 (18.18%) iPaaS

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Boomi
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) iPaaS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) AML Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Fraud Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Fraud Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Migration Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Service Design
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Ariba
1 2 (18.18%) Concur
1 2 (18.18%) Dell
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Actimize