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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workflow
Rank 58 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Workflow 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 1.22% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.63% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+146.75% -33.62%
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
648 613 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.48% 74.57% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 291 333
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 31 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 £12.21 £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%

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 21 August 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 21 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
Knutsford +7 1 £425 +6.25%
Warrington -14 1 £400 - 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Workflow
North West

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Data Security
6 3 (13.04%) Back Office
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Cognos
7 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (26.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Trainer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) MVS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Data Security
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
2 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) SAP