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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 112 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Advertising 26 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the General category 2.38% 1.10% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +30.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £488 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £25.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +63.09%
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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
1093 1000 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.62% 35.24% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 488 466
Average daily rate £375 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 72
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £12.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £42.95 £55.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +16 12 £419 - 12
Manchester -9 10 £425 +19.29% 40
Lancashire - 4 £363 - 2
Merseyside - - - - 3
Advertising
England

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (53.23%) Finance
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.16%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 17 (27.42%) ERP
6 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (20.97%) Oracle
7 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (19.35%) .NET
9 9 (14.52%) X++
9 9 (14.52%) Degree
9 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
9 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
10 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.29%) Logistics
11 7 (11.29%) XML
11 7 (11.29%) SOA
11 7 (11.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
12 6 (9.68%) Java EE
12 6 (9.68%) JBoss
12 6 (9.68%) JDBC
12 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
12 6 (9.68%) J2EE
12 6 (9.68%) Java
12 6 (9.68%) Validation
12 6 (9.68%) Subversion
12 6 (9.68%) JSF
12 6 (9.68%) JasperReports

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (11.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (9.68%) JBoss
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (45.16%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (8.06%) Agresso
3 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.68%) JasperReports
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Subversion
1 6 (9.68%) MorphX
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (53.23%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Consultant
4 10 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 5 (8.06%) SOA Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.84%) JDE Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Payments Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Trainer
9 2 (3.23%) JDE Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 6 (9.68%) Java EE
3 6 (9.68%) JDBC
3 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.68%) J2EE
3 6 (9.68%) JSF
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (8.06%) Middleware
5 4 (6.45%) Spring
6 3 (4.84%) SOAP
7 2 (3.23%) EJB
7 2 (3.23%) Swing
8 1 (1.61%) WCF
8 1 (1.61%) EDI
8 1 (1.61%) COM
8 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Solaris
1 5 (8.06%) UNIX
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ERP
2 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
3 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.29%) Logistics
4 7 (11.29%) SOA
5 6 (9.68%) Validation
5 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Data Management
6 3 (4.84%) CRM
6 3 (4.84%) Master Data Management
7 2 (3.23%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) EAI
7 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.23%) CRAMM
7 2 (3.23%) BPMN
7 2 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.23%) Workflow
7 2 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) X++
3 6 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) CISM
2 2 (3.23%) GIAC
2 2 (3.23%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.23%) COBIT
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.61%) Siebel
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