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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 135 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing BPR 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
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£300 £463 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +37.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £451 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +94.80%
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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 9 £300 -35.13% 1
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (54.17%) Business Analysis
2 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Information Management
6 5 (20.83%) Local Government
7 4 (16.67%) Logistics
7 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
7 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 4 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) ISEB
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (12.50%) Statistics
9 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Local Government
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) ICT Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) ICT Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Business Analysis
2 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Information Management
5 4 (16.67%) Logistics
5 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
6 3 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) SAP