The first table below looks at the demand for CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 28 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing CRM 32 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.19% 6.55% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 9.66% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 17
Average daily rate £388 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £357 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
385 352 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 62.50% 67.82% 62.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 193 210
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £10.76 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
CRM
West Midlands

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CRM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CRM across the Birmingham region.

CRM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CRM
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

CRM Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CRM across the Birmingham region.

CRM Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CRM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CRM.

1 28 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.33%) ERP
4 11 (18.33%) .NET
5 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.67%) SAP
5 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (16.67%) Finance
6 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
7 7 (11.67%) Retail
7 7 (11.67%) C#
7 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
8 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
8 6 (10.00%) Billing
8 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Kerberos
9 5 (8.33%) Windows
9 5 (8.33%) Oracle
10 4 (6.67%) C
10 4 (6.67%) Web Services
10 4 (6.67%) IIS
10 4 (6.67%) Java
10 4 (6.67%) JavaScript

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CRM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.67%) Zimbra
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.67%) Maximo
4 1 (1.67%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 4 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) DSL
3 1 (1.67%) Megaco
3 1 (1.67%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.67%) MS Access
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Billing
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.33%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.33%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) WCF
2 4 (6.67%) jQuery
3 3 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.67%) EPoS
2 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
1 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Solaris
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) ERP
2 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 4 (6.67%) MVC
5 4 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.00%) SOA
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Logistics
7 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) C
4 4 (6.67%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) ISEB
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.33%) PMP
1 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) SAP
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) Northgate
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
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