The table below looks at the statistics for BPR skills 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 BPR over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 140 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing BPR 4 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
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£475 £263 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
BPR
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2367 2070 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.26% 73.09% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1039 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 114 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

BPR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BPR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BPR
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BPR Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BPR
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPR across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

BPR Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

BPR
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BPR Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BPR
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 BPR within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Manchester - 2 £320 -
Cheshire +9 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BPR 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 BPR.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Access
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Back Office
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (7.69%) IaaS
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BPR 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 BPR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) UML Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Casewise
2 1 (7.69%) SAP