The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Application Platforms category for the Cheshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 68 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 2.80% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 14.58% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 1
Average daily rate £300 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
120 144 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.18% 19.17% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 64
Average daily rate £375 £325 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.96% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £300 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £225 - 2
Chester - - - - 1
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) LAMP

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Editor
2 2 (20.00%) Web Content Editor
2 2 (20.00%) Content Editor
2 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
3 2 (20.00%) LAMP
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) PHP5
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BMC
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis IT
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago