The table below looks at the statistics for CMS 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 CMS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 61 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.89% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 4.82% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
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£439 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £285 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
CMS
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
146 166 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 18.42% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 74 115
Average daily rate £350 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 23
Average hourly rate £16.84 £20.27 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £16.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CMS
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 CMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Chester - - - - 3
Macclesfield - - - -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CMS 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 CMS.

1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Avaya
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Verint
3 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) XHTML
5 4 (23.53%) PSTN
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) H.323
5 4 (23.53%) Subversion
5 4 (23.53%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) MGW
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) PHP5
5 4 (23.53%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.76%) Back Office

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) MGW
2 4 (23.53%) PSTN
2 4 (23.53%) VoIP
2 4 (23.53%) H.323
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) German Language
4 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Implementation Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Avaya Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) XHTML
2 4 (23.53%) LAMP
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) OO
1 4 (23.53%) Web Design
1 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.76%) WFM
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) PHP5
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Avaya
2 9 (52.94%) Verint
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) FatWire