The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive 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 Automotive over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 127 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Automotive 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +197.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £38.98
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.21%
General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
939 944 1136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.15% 34.83% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 445 640
Average daily rate £400 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £488 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 53
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.30 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.39% -30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £41.13 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Automotive
England

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Automotive
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 Automotive within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 2 £400 - 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - - 1
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Automotive 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 Automotive.

1 4 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) SAP PP
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) VMS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PMI
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) Economics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Automotive 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 Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP PP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
Crewe, Cheshire
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Rate: £20 - £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago