The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Software 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 67 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £420 - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £386
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +29.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 133 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.33% 17.71% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 85
Average daily rate £390 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £204 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Enterprise Software
North West

Enterprise Software
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Enterprise Software Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Enterprise Software Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Software
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Enterprise Software Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Software
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 Enterprise Software 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
Chester - 5 £420 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Enterprise Software
North West

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Enterprise Software 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 Enterprise Software.

1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) N-Tier
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) WinForms
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 8 (44.44%) WCF
2 8 (44.44%) WPF
2 8 (44.44%) Silverlight
2 8 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) DevExpress
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) WinForms
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 8 (44.44%) WCF
2 8 (44.44%) WPF
2 8 (44.44%) Silverlight
2 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) N-Tier
2 3 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) OO
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
1 8 (44.44%) TDD
1 8 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) DevExpress
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) ArcSight