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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Transformation
Rank 126 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 18 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.56% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
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£725 £396 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.08% -20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £321 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £560 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £59.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-53.97% +58.06%
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
2546 1974 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.21% 72.20% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1000 854
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 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 94
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 £14.00 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.70 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 +12 10 £725 +70.58% 5
Manchester -10 6 £725 +123.07% 6
Lancashire - 1 £750 -
Business Transformation
England

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Banking
6 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) Cognos
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco
7 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (10.53%) AppSense
7 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) XenApp
7 4 (10.53%) Degree
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Retail
8 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (7.89%) IBM
8 3 (7.89%) ISEB
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.89%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.26%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) DTS
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 2 (5.26%) Publishing
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Project Director
7 1 (2.63%) IT Director
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Director
7 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Project Management
1 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) Workflow
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Product Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (10.53%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
1 5 (13.16%) Citrix
2 4 (10.53%) Cognos
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) AppSense
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) SunGard
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Fiserv
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) BEA
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
Warrington, Cheshire
Connectus
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Rate: From £700 to £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £320 to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cogent Skills
Rate: Unspecified Salary/day rate negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago