The first 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 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 terms in our General category for the North West 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
Advertising
Rank 114 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Advertising 24 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the General category 2.40% 0.49% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
Average daily rate £418 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -45.45%
General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
999 822 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.96% 33.55% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 363 549
Average daily rate £390 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 45
Average hourly rate £31.50 £20.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.65% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £7.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.56 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Advertising
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 11 £550 - 7
Manchester -8 10 £375 +7.14% 51
Lancashire - 2 £375 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 13
Advertising
England

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) CRM
3 10 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
7 5 (15.63%) MS Project
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (15.63%) PMI
7 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Validation
9 3 (9.38%) Migration
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Marketing
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) CICS
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.63%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Resourcer
6 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) PMI
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (31.25%) CRM
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.13%) Service Management
8 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £100 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago