The table below looks at the statistics for CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 41 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing CRM 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.74% 2.09% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.65% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate £430 £563 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
CRM
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 339 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 78.11% 78.84% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 231 90
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £47.40 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CRM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CRM
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

CRM Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CRM Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

CRM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool -9 3 £300 -47.82%
Preston - 2 £450 - 2
Chorley +1 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes -4 1 £430 +21.12%
CRM
North West

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing CRM 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 CRM.

1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Workflow
3 17 (48.57%) MVS
3 17 (48.57%) Middleware
3 17 (48.57%) Unix
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.86%) UML
6 8 (22.86%) SSADM
6 8 (22.86%) DSDM
6 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) RAD
8 5 (14.29%) ATM
8 5 (14.29%) ISDN
8 5 (14.29%) VoIP
8 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.43%) Migration
9 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
10 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
11 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
11 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) ATM
1 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 5 (14.29%) ISDN
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 5 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) CRM Architect
5 3 (8.57%) CRM Manager
5 3 (8.57%) CRM Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) CRM Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) MVS
1 17 (48.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Workflow
2 8 (22.86%) DSDM
2 8 (22.86%) SSADM
2 8 (22.86%) UML
3 5 (14.29%) RAD
4 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) APMP
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Siebel