The first table below looks at the demand for CRM 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 CRM over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 43 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Contract jobs citing CRM 108 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.59% 2.67% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 3.75% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £43.70 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +164.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £37.80 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.39% +51.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2087 1893 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.40% 71.06% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1118
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
CRM
England

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CRM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CRM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRM across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

CRM Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CRM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CRM
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 CRM within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 41 £400 - 12
Manchester +7 41 £350 +1.08% 40
Lancashire -5 12 £525 +50.00% 2
Merseyside +1 5 £350 +16.66% 3
CRM
England

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CRM 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 CRM.

1 71 (36.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (34.54%) Microsoft
3 56 (28.87%) SQL
4 50 (25.77%) Finance
5 38 (19.59%) Oracle
6 37 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (17.01%) SAP
7 33 (17.01%) Oracle EBS
8 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
9 29 (14.95%) SC Cleared
10 28 (14.43%) Oracle EBS R12
11 26 (13.40%) Oracle BI EE
11 26 (13.40%) .NET
11 26 (13.40%) C#
12 25 (12.89%) Windows
13 23 (11.86%) Data Modelling
14 21 (10.82%) JavaScript
15 20 (10.31%) SAP CRM
16 19 (9.79%) SQL Server
17 18 (9.28%) UNIX
17 18 (9.28%) Workflow
17 18 (9.28%) Billing
18 16 (8.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
18 16 (8.25%) Web Services
18 16 (8.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
19 15 (7.73%) MS Excel
19 15 (7.73%) Middleware
19 15 (7.73%) Salesforce.com
20 14 (7.22%) SharePoint
21 13 (6.70%) OO

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.12%) IIS
3 6 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.55%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.52%) WordPress
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
8 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) SPSS
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 71 (36.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (17.01%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (14.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (10.31%) SAP CRM
5 16 (8.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 16 (8.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 11 (5.67%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.52%) Maximo
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.52%) Agresso
9 1 (0.52%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.52%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.52%) Magento
9 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) WAN
2 7 (3.61%) HTTP
3 5 (2.58%) DHCP
3 5 (2.58%) DNS
3 5 (2.58%) Wireless
3 5 (2.58%) LAN
4 4 (2.06%) IPsec
4 4 (2.06%) SAN
4 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.55%) CTI
5 3 (1.55%) Intranet
6 2 (1.03%) Internet
6 2 (1.03%) FTP
7 1 (0.52%) Extranet
7 1 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.40%) Oracle BI EE
2 19 (9.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.55%) DB2
6 3 (1.55%) MS Access
7 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.03%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.03%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.61%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (25.77%) Finance
2 18 (9.28%) Billing
3 12 (6.19%) Advertising
3 12 (6.19%) Marketing
4 10 (5.15%) Local Government
5 4 (2.06%) Law
5 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (21.13%) Developer
2 34 (17.53%) Analyst
2 34 (17.53%) Architect
2 34 (17.53%) Consultant
3 26 (13.40%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.82%) Technical Architect
5 18 (9.28%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.28%) Oracle Consultant
5 18 (9.28%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 18 (9.28%) Payroll Consultant
6 14 (7.22%) CRM Developer
7 11 (5.67%) CRM Consultant
8 10 (5.15%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 10 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 9 (4.64%) CRM Manager
10 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 8 (4.12%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.61%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (3.09%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.40%) .NET
2 16 (8.25%) Web Services
3 15 (7.73%) Middleware
4 13 (6.70%) CSS
4 13 (6.70%) XML
4 13 (6.70%) HTML
4 13 (6.70%) WCF
5 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.12%) SOAP
7 7 (3.61%) REST
8 6 (3.09%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.06%) SAP Basis
10 3 (1.55%) SAP BSP
10 3 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (1.55%) LINQ
11 2 (1.03%) Visualforce
12 1 (0.52%) HTML5
12 1 (0.52%) Mason
12 1 (0.52%) Ajax
12 1 (0.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.67%) Reference Data
1 11 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.64%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.58%) Clustering
3 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.03%) Replication
4 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.03%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.52%) Statistics
5 1 (0.52%) Online Games
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.52%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.89%) Windows
2 18 (9.28%) UNIX
3 13 (6.70%) MVS
4 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) SUSE
7 2 (1.03%) HPUX
7 2 (1.03%) Solaris
7 2 (1.03%) Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (11.86%) Data Modelling
3 18 (9.28%) Workflow
4 13 (6.70%) OO
5 12 (6.19%) Migration
5 12 (6.19%) Information Security
6 11 (5.67%) PRINCE2
6 11 (5.67%) Data Architecture
7 10 (5.15%) Data Migration
7 10 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (4.64%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.64%) Use Case
8 9 (4.64%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.12%) UML
9 8 (4.12%) OOP
9 8 (4.12%) Project Management
10 7 (3.61%) TDD
10 7 (3.61%) ERP
10 7 (3.61%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.87%) SQL
2 26 (13.40%) C#
3 21 (10.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.15%) Java
5 9 (4.64%) Apex Code
6 8 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.12%) VB
7 6 (3.09%) ABAP
8 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.06%) VB6
9 2 (1.03%) VBA
9 2 (1.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.03%) PHP
9 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.52%) PHP5
10 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.06%) ISEB
4 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.03%) Degree
5 2 (1.03%) PMP
5 2 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.52%) APMP
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) SLA
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.55%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) SCCM
1 6 (3.09%) SCOM
2 5 (2.58%) SCSM
3 4 (2.06%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 67 (34.54%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.59%) Oracle
3 33 (17.01%) SAP
4 15 (7.73%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.64%) HP
6 6 (3.09%) Cisco
7 5 (2.58%) Avaya
8 4 (2.06%) Siebel
8 4 (2.06%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.03%) Informatica
9 2 (1.03%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.52%) Lagan
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.52%) NetApp
10 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.52%) IBM
10 1 (0.52%) Juniper
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Ripe4
Rate: £50000-£52000
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago