The first table below looks at the demand for CTI 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 CTI 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 Communications & Networking 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
Computer Telephony Integration (CTI)
Rank 132 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing CTI 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.083% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 0.63% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £140 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.65% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £419 £500
% change year-on-year
-22.38% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
396 317 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.48% 13.16% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 125 226
Average daily rate £310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 34
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
CTI
England

CTI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CTI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CTI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CTI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CTI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CTI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CTI
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 CTI 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 -11 4 £140 -75.65%
Cheshire - - - -
CTI
England

CTI
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 CTI 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 CTI.

1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BSP
2 2 (33.33%) Dutch Language
2 2 (33.33%) French Language
2 2 (33.33%) ABAP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (33.33%) Swedish Language
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (33.33%) Data Guard

CTI
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 CTI 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 CTI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Dutch Language
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
1 2 (33.33%) Norwegian Language
1 2 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (33.33%) Swedish Language
2 1 (16.67%) Greek Language
2 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 2 (33.33%) CRM Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BSP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP