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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 44 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing CRM 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.07% 2.53% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 4.48% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£285 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £516 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £41.70 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-50.83% +152.72%
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
299 134 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 68.89% 56.54% 61.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 60 150
Average daily rate £420 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 13
Average hourly rate £63.00 £30.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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
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 30 September 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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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
Chorley +2 4 - -
Preston -11 3 £270 -45.31%
Lancaster - - - -
CRM
North West

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Workflow
2 10 (50.00%) Middleware
3 9 (45.00%) MVS
3 9 (45.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) E-business
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Siebel
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Informatica
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Reference Data
5 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) VBScript
6 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) SQL

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) MVS
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) E-business
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) BPMN
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
1 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Siebel
3 4 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix