The table below looks at the statistics for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Budget Control
Rank 67 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £419 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Budget Control
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 607 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.59% 77.03% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 285 244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 31
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Budget Control Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Budget Control
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Budget Control Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Budget Control
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
Budget Control
North West

Budget Control
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NEC
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planner
2 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NEC