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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 64 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.30% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 1.99% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 14
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£350 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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
140 151 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.97% 15.25% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 66
Average daily rate £366 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £226 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £461 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%

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 22 December 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
Chester +10 1 £401 - 4
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Avaya
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Struts
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) PSTN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) H.323
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) MGW
2 1 (12.50%) PSTN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Web Design
1 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP5
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) FatWire