The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workflow
Rank 38 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing Workflow 34 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.62% 1.30% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 1.75% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
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£385 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £22.60 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +44.63%
Workflow
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
760 572 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.85% 74.19% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 306 237
Average daily rate £400 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Crewe +3 13 £325 +96.96% 2
Chester +4 7 £225 +36.36%
Alderley Edge - 3 - -
Macclesfield - 3 - - 2
Warrington -1 2 £488 +22.79%
Workflow
North West

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (35.56%) Oracle
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (31.11%) PL/SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (28.89%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (28.89%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (26.67%) SAP
6 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 6 (13.33%) Web Services
11 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.11%) LANDesk
12 4 (8.89%) Banking
12 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.89%) CRM
12 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
12 4 (8.89%) Windows
12 4 (8.89%) .NET
12 4 (8.89%) CSS
12 4 (8.89%) C#
12 4 (8.89%) HTML
13 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
13 3 (6.67%) XML
13 3 (6.67%) ABAP

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (6.67%) SAP APO
4 3 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (4.44%) SAP MDM
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Business Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Business Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) SAP Workflow Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Business Manager
7 3 (6.67%) E-Business Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (6.67%) CRM Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Engagement Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Engagement Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.67%) WCF
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
3 3 (6.67%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (6.67%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) Flash
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) VME
3 1 (2.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) CRM
4 3 (6.67%) MVC
4 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) ITSM
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.22%) ERP
6 1 (2.22%) ETL
6 1 (2.22%) SDLC
6 1 (2.22%) SEO
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Web Design
6 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) ABAP
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) MCP
1 2 (4.44%) MCSE
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.44%) MCITP
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) SAP
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) BMC
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft