The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case 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 Use Case over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 70 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
Use Case
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
642 624 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.31% 74.64% 64.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 298 332
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.22 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Use Case
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 Use Case within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Warrington -13 1 £310 -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stellent
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Use Case 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 Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Stellent
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft