The first table below looks at the demand for MS Visio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Visio over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Merseyside region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visio
Rank 26 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Visio 1 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.50% 3.48% 4.01%
As % of the Applications category 4.00% 14.58% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate £230 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +59.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
25 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.56% 23.88% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 17
Average daily rate £150 £248 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -21.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £162 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 16
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.61 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% +25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £59.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Visio
North West

MS Visio
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Visio across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Visio Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS Visio
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Visio Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Visio
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing MS Visio 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 MS Visio.

1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

MS Visio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing MS Visio 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 MS Visio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft