The first table below looks at the demand for Workflow 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 Workflow over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workflow
Rank 56 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Workflow 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.24% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £413 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +194.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £403 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £423 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.63 £17.04
% change year-on-year
+59.97% -8.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 563 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.10% 74.47% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 308
Average daily rate £395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Workflow
North West

Workflow
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Workflow Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Workflow
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Workflow Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Workflow
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Workflow across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Workflow Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Workflow
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Workflow Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Workflow
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 Workflow within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -18 3 £338 -
Crewe - 2 £165 -
Knutsford +5 1 £425 +6.25%
Wilmslow - - - -
Workflow
North West

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Workflow 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 Workflow.

1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.79%) Taxonomies
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Finance
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Security
6 3 (10.34%) Back Office
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) CRM

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Workflow 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 Workflow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Trainer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) HTML5
1 3 (10.34%) CSS3
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) DOM
3 1 (3.45%) XSLT
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) JAXB
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Taxonomies
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) MVS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.34%) ETL
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Data Security
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) ABAP
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Cognos
3 2 (6.90%) Kofax
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) CA