The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
South East / Surrey
Rank - 98 90
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +6.78% +13.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +74.41% -  

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 930 1037 1152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.01% 81.59% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 684 643
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 83 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.10% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Surrey

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Teradata
2 4 (66.67%) Grid Computing
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) HBase
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (50.00%) Ambari
3 3 (50.00%) Oozie

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) HBase
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Zeppelin
3 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (50.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Data Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Tez
1 3 (50.00%) Kafka
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Grid Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (50.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ambari
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (50.00%) Oozie
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Hortonworks