The table below looks at the statistics for RUP 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 RUP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 82 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +47.27%
RUP
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
804 597 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.62% 76.05% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 229
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

RUP
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 RUP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
Knutsford - 1 - -
RUP
North West

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing RUP 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 RUP.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) PMI
3 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (50.00%) CMMI
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Process
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing RUP 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 RUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PMI
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (50.00%) CMMI
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Process
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA