The table below looks at the statistics for Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Transformation
Rank 129 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 36 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.48% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 8
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£475 £425 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £375 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £535 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £440
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £53.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -
Business Transformation
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
3460 2292 2048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.82% 74.27% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 1268 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Transformation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Transformation
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Transformation Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Transformation
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Business Transformation Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Transformation
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 Business Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cheshire +5 18 £475 +26.66%
Manchester -8 10 £473 +11.17% 9
Lancashire - 4 £530 - 2
Merseyside -9 1 £300 -
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Business Transformation
England

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation.

1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Project Management
3 13 (19.12%) Target Operating Model
4 12 (17.65%) Data Management
5 11 (16.18%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.71%) Web Services
6 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.71%) SOA
6 10 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
7 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.76%) Degree
8 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Banking
10 6 (8.82%) Citrix
10 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 6 (8.82%) Migration
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (8.82%) AppSense
10 6 (8.82%) XenApp
11 5 (7.35%) Retail
11 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.88%) Service Management
12 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
12 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
12 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.88%) Line Management

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.47%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.71%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Solutions Designer
2 10 (14.71%) Designer
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Applications Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Business Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Designer
7 4 (5.88%) Environment Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Web Designer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Change Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Business Change Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) RESTful
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.41%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.47%) EPoS
2 1 (1.47%) Statistics
2 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) UNIX
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Project Management
2 13 (19.12%) Target Operating Model
3 12 (17.65%) Data Management
4 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.18%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 10 (14.71%) SOA
6 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.88%) Service Management
10 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.88%) Line Management
11 3 (4.41%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
1 1 (1.47%) Java
1 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.47%) PHP
1 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
1 1 (1.47%) Python
1 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.47%) APMP
4 1 (1.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) FATCA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (8.82%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Citrix
1 6 (8.82%) AppSense
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) TSYS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) SAP