The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 51 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.47% 1.85% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 3.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.54% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £52.75 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-33.05% -18.84%
Requirements Analysis
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
306 148 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 71.83% 54.61% 60.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 71 154
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 11
Average hourly rate £63.00 £70.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
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 Requirements Analysis within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 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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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 - - - -
Preston - - - -
Requirements Analysis
North West

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MODAF
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Legal

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) MODAF
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification