The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 3 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.78% 9.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 10.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -
Requirements Management
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 179 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.88% 87.32% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 62 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Requirements Management
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Requirements Management 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 Requirements Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Requirements Management 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 Requirements Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Change Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Change Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VCP4