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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 51 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing CRM 102 51 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.21% 2.12% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 3.01% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 50
Average daily rate £375 £330 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £77.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 70 £375 +22.44% 34
Cheshire -8 12 £425 -5.55% 12
Merseyside +11 8 £300 - 11
Lancashire -23 4 £375 +29.87% 1
Cumbria - - - - 2
CRM
England

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (41.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (32.16%) Microsoft
3 41 (23.98%) SQL
4 39 (22.81%) SAP
5 32 (18.71%) C#
6 26 (15.20%) Finance
6 26 (15.20%) .NET
7 24 (14.04%) JavaScript
8 23 (13.45%) Migration
9 22 (12.87%) Oracle
10 21 (12.28%) Web Services
10 21 (12.28%) Project Management
11 20 (11.70%) SAP CRM
12 18 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (9.94%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (9.94%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (9.94%) Windows
14 16 (9.36%) PRINCE2
14 16 (9.36%) MS Excel
14 16 (9.36%) ERP
15 15 (8.77%) Data Migration
16 14 (8.19%) Billing
17 13 (7.60%) Java
18 12 (7.02%) HTML
18 12 (7.02%) CSS
18 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
18 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (7.02%) Security Cleared
18 12 (7.02%) WCF
19 11 (6.43%) Business Intelligence

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.68%) IIS
3 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.17%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.58%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Project
3 4 (2.34%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 71 (41.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (11.70%) SAP CRM
3 17 (9.94%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (6.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (4.68%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 8 (4.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 6 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (3.51%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (2.92%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (1.17%) SAP APO
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (1.17%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.58%) Maximo
10 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) HTTP
2 5 (2.92%) Wireless
2 5 (2.92%) SAN
2 5 (2.92%) LAN
2 5 (2.92%) WAN
3 4 (2.34%) DHCP
3 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.34%) DNS
3 4 (2.34%) CTI
3 4 (2.34%) IPsec
4 2 (1.17%) Internet
4 2 (1.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) Network Security
5 1 (0.58%) Extranet
5 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.92%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.17%) DB2
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.34%) LSMW
4 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (15.20%) Finance
2 14 (8.19%) Billing
3 10 (5.85%) Advertising
4 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.92%) Retail
6 4 (2.34%) Law
6 4 (2.34%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.17%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (23.39%) Developer
2 34 (19.88%) Consultant
3 32 (18.71%) Analyst
4 30 (17.54%) Project Manager
5 27 (15.79%) Business Analyst
6 23 (13.45%) CRM Developer
7 20 (11.70%) CRM Consultant
8 15 (8.77%) Architect
8 15 (8.77%) SAP Consultant
9 14 (8.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 12 (7.02%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Developer
11 11 (6.43%) Programme Manager
12 8 (4.68%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (4.68%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 7 (4.09%) SAP Developer
14 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (3.51%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
14 6 (3.51%) Payroll Consultant
14 6 (3.51%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.20%) .NET
2 21 (12.28%) Web Services
3 12 (7.02%) HTML
3 12 (7.02%) CSS
3 12 (7.02%) WCF
4 11 (6.43%) SOAP
5 10 (5.85%) Middleware
5 10 (5.85%) XML
6 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET
7 7 (4.09%) REST
8 5 (2.92%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.34%) JSON
9 4 (2.34%) SAP BSP
10 3 (1.75%) HTML5
10 3 (1.75%) CSS3
11 2 (1.17%) SAP XI
11 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.58%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.92%) Clustering
2 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.17%) PMI
3 2 (1.17%) GIS
3 2 (1.17%) Replication
4 1 (0.58%) Social Media
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.17%) UNIX
4 2 (1.17%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.45%) Migration
2 21 (12.28%) Project Management
3 18 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.36%) PRINCE2
4 16 (9.36%) ERP
5 15 (8.77%) Data Migration
6 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.85%) Change Management
8 10 (5.85%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.26%) TDD
9 9 (5.26%) Workflow
10 8 (4.68%) OOP
10 8 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.09%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.09%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.09%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.09%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.09%) OO
12 6 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.98%) SQL
2 32 (18.71%) C#
3 24 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.60%) Java
5 10 (5.85%) ABAP
6 9 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.68%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.34%) ISEB
4 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.34%) Degree
5 3 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.17%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) IIBA
7 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
1 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (1.75%) XenApp
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) SCCM
2 5 (2.92%) SCSM
2 5 (2.92%) SCOM
3 4 (2.34%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.75%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.81%) SAP
3 22 (12.87%) Oracle
4 17 (9.94%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.09%) HP
6 6 (3.51%) Cisco
7 5 (2.92%) Avaya
8 4 (2.34%) Citrix
8 4 (2.34%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.75%) Zoho
9 3 (1.75%) VMware
9 3 (1.75%) Siebel
10 2 (1.17%) ESRI
11 1 (0.58%) F5
11 1 (0.58%) Pega
11 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.58%) Lagan
11 1 (0.58%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.58%) Websense
11 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
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Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
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Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £100 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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