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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workflow
Rank 53 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Workflow 22 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.60% 1.73% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.36% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £397 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.57 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £17.31
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +73.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 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
Warrington -2 6 £397 -11.77% 2
Crewe - 1 £425 -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Northwich - - - - 1
Workflow
North West

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) Data Security
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Taxonomies
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
7 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) SNMP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) NWDS
3 1 (3.33%) LSMW
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.33%) GIS Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 3 (10.00%) CSS3
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) XSLT
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) HornetQ
4 1 (3.33%) JAXB
4 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) XHTML
4 1 (3.33%) DOM
4 1 (3.33%) XSL
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Taxonomies
2 2 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Data Security
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Password Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) ABAP
6 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Kofax
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Primavera
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects