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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 133 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing BPR 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £246 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.82% -30.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £227 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.80 £54.30
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -30.38%
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
2483 1939 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.96% 72.22% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1005 818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 115 87
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.62 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 - 6 £275 -
Cheshire +5 5 £406 +25.00%
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) MS Access
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) VB
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.00%) Local Government
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Legal

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Local Government
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 15 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP