The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 107 118 132
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Advertising 33 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the General category 3.21% 1.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 4
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£425 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +24.72%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1027 1021 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.84% 35.76% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 504 569
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 63 40
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.69 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.07 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Advertising
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Cheshire - 17 £400 - 11
Manchester -7 13 £425 +11.84% 50
Lancashire - 2 £425 - 6
Merseyside - 1 £450 - 5
Advertising
England

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 38 (58.46%) Finance
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 25 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (29.23%) SQL
5 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (21.54%) ERP
7 13 (20.00%) Oracle
8 12 (18.46%) .NET
8 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (16.92%) Degree
9 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.85%) X++
12 8 (12.31%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (12.31%) Logistics
12 8 (12.31%) Validation
12 8 (12.31%) XML
12 8 (12.31%) SOA
13 7 (10.77%) J2EE
13 7 (10.77%) Java
13 7 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (9.23%) Java EE
14 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
14 6 (9.23%) MorphX
14 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.23%) Subversion
14 6 (9.23%) JasperReports
14 6 (9.23%) JSF

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Advertising 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 Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (9.23%) JBoss
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.62%) Agresso
4 1 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (9.23%) JasperReports
4 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Subversion
1 6 (9.23%) MorphX
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (58.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Consultant
4 12 (18.46%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 5 (7.69%) SOA Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Payments Business Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) JDE Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) JDE Functional Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) XML
3 7 (10.77%) J2EE
4 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.23%) JDBC
4 6 (9.23%) JSF
4 6 (9.23%) Java EE
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (7.69%) Middleware
6 4 (6.15%) Spring
7 3 (4.62%) SOAP
8 2 (3.08%) EJB
8 2 (3.08%) Swing
9 1 (1.54%) XHTML
9 1 (1.54%) EDI
9 1 (1.54%) CSS
9 1 (1.54%) Web Services
9 1 (1.54%) HTML
9 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) UNIX
2 5 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) ERP
2 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 8 (12.31%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (12.31%) Validation
3 8 (12.31%) Logistics
3 8 (12.31%) SOA
4 5 (7.69%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.08%) Information Security
6 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.08%) EAI
6 2 (3.08%) Workflow
6 2 (3.08%) Data Management
6 2 (3.08%) Master Data Management
6 2 (3.08%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.08%) CRAMM
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) X++
3 7 (10.77%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) CRISC
2 2 (3.08%) CISSP
2 2 (3.08%) CISM
2 2 (3.08%) GIAC
3 1 (1.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.62%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
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