The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 69 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing CRM 71 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 2.68% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 3.72% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.01 £44.95 £21.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.16% +109.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £38.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.81% +131.21%
CRM
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
2300 2095 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.76% 71.94% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1065 1163
Average daily rate £375 £328 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Manchester 0 34 £350 -7.89% 40
Cheshire +1 17 £475 +26.66% 5
Lancashire -15 9 £285 -27.61% 2
Merseyside -6 5 £436 +24.64% 3
CRM
England

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 62 (34.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
3 56 (30.77%) SQL
4 51 (28.02%) Finance
5 46 (25.27%) Oracle
6 40 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (18.68%) SAP
7 34 (18.68%) Oracle EBS
8 32 (17.58%) SC Cleared
8 32 (17.58%) Security Cleared
9 29 (15.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 29 (15.93%) Oracle EBS R12
10 28 (15.38%) .NET
11 23 (12.64%) Data Modelling
12 22 (12.09%) Windows
13 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 19 (10.44%) Billing
14 19 (10.44%) C#
15 17 (9.34%) SharePoint
15 17 (9.34%) Workflow
16 16 (8.79%) UNIX
17 15 (8.24%) MS Excel
17 15 (8.24%) SAP CRM
17 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (7.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
18 14 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
18 14 (7.69%) Local Government
19 13 (7.14%) Middleware
19 13 (7.14%) MVS
20 12 (6.59%) Oracle Payroll

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (9.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.04%) NetWeaver
3 6 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.30%) IIS
4 5 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.10%) Lync
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.10%) Apache
6 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) SPSS
2 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (34.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (18.68%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (15.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (8.24%) SAP CRM
5 14 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 14 (7.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 12 (6.59%) Oracle Payroll
7 7 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (3.30%) SAP ERP
9 2 (1.10%) Agresso
10 1 (0.55%) Magento
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.55%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.55%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) WAN
1 7 (3.85%) Intranet
2 5 (2.75%) DHCP
2 5 (2.75%) DNS
3 4 (2.20%) SAN
3 4 (2.20%) LAN
3 4 (2.20%) Wireless
3 4 (2.20%) IPsec
3 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) HTTP
5 1 (0.55%) VoIP
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.55%) FWSM
5 1 (0.55%) HSRP
5 1 (0.55%) OSPF
5 1 (0.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.55%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.93%) Oracle BI EE
2 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.04%) DB2
4 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.40%) SAP BW
5 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.65%) MS Access
11 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.10%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.10%) Siebel EIM
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) Toad
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 51 (28.02%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Billing
3 14 (7.69%) Local Government
4 11 (6.04%) Marketing
5 8 (4.40%) Advertising
6 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (19.23%) Architect
2 34 (18.68%) Analyst
2 34 (18.68%) Consultant
3 28 (15.38%) Developer
4 22 (12.09%) Technical Architect
5 21 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 21 (11.54%) Oracle Consultant
6 19 (10.44%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 19 (10.44%) Payroll Consultant
7 14 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.49%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.49%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 8 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (4.40%) CRM Manager
9 8 (4.40%) CRM Developer
10 7 (3.85%) CRM Consultant
10 7 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.30%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (2.75%) SAP Basis Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.38%) .NET
2 13 (7.14%) Middleware
3 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.49%) SAP Basis
4 9 (4.95%) HTML
4 9 (4.95%) XML
4 9 (4.95%) CSS
5 5 (2.75%) Web Services
6 4 (2.20%) WCF
7 3 (1.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.65%) Classic ASP
7 3 (1.65%) LINQ
7 3 (1.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.10%) Mason
8 2 (1.10%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.10%) SOAP
9 1 (0.55%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.55%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.55%) WinForms
9 1 (0.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.04%) Reference Data
3 9 (4.95%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.30%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.20%) Clustering
6 3 (1.65%) Statistics
7 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.55%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Life Science
8 1 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.09%) Windows
2 16 (8.79%) UNIX
3 13 (7.14%) MVS
4 8 (4.40%) Linux
5 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.10%) HPUX
8 2 (1.10%) SUSE
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (12.64%) Data Modelling
3 17 (9.34%) Workflow
4 12 (6.59%) Information Security
5 11 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.04%) ERP
5 11 (6.04%) PRINCE2
5 11 (6.04%) Data Architecture
6 9 (4.95%) ITIL
6 9 (4.95%) Migration
7 8 (4.40%) Use Case
8 7 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 7 (3.85%) Budget Control
8 7 (3.85%) UML
8 7 (3.85%) OO
8 7 (3.85%) ETL
8 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.85%) Project Management
8 7 (3.85%) Change Management
9 6 (3.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.77%) SQL
2 19 (10.44%) C#
3 10 (5.49%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.49%) VB
4 5 (2.75%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.20%) VB6
5 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.65%) VBScript
6 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.65%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.65%) ABAP
7 2 (1.10%) VBA
7 2 (1.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.10%) PHP
7 2 (1.10%) Java
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) X++
8 1 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 32 (17.58%) SC Cleared
1 32 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.75%) CCNP
2 5 (2.75%) CCNA
2 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.65%) ISEB
3 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.10%) Degree
4 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.55%) MCITP
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) MCP
5 1 (0.55%) MCSD
5 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) SCCM
1 5 (2.75%) SCOM
2 4 (2.20%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.20%) SCSM
3 3 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 46 (25.27%) Oracle
3 34 (18.68%) SAP
4 10 (5.49%) Siebel
4 10 (5.49%) Cisco
4 10 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.40%) Avaya
5 8 (4.40%) HP
6 6 (3.30%) Informatica
6 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.20%) Nortel
7 4 (2.20%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.65%) VMware
9 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.55%) Lagan
10 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.55%) NetApp
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix
10 1 (0.55%) IBM
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £401 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago