The first table below looks at the demand for CRM 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 CRM 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 62 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing CRM 12 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 1.07% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.45% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 16
Average daily rate £425 £450 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
CRM
North West

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CRM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CRM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CRM
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 CRM 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 +4 10 - - 6
Wilmslow - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Chester - - - - 3
Northwich - - - -
CRM
North West

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) MS Project
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) SCCM
4 3 (16.67%) AppDNA
4 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Local Government
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) ERP

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Payroll Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
1 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) BPR
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com