The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 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.

Benchmarking
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 47
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.58% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.90% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £416 £414
% change year-on-year -8.10% +0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £13.00

Benchmarking 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 280 369 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.58% 83.48% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 275 217
Median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +64.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in South Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Finance

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Multicast
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) SRDF
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) VMware