The first table below looks at the demand for Demand Management 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 Demand Management over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demand Management
Rank 133 127 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.037% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.052% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £488 £310
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +57.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
- +122.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2096 1910 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.50% 70.92% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 950 1120
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Demand Management
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Demand Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Demand Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Demand Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Demand Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Demand Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Demand Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Demand Management
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 Demand Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Demand Management
England

Demand Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Demand Management 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 Demand Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management

Demand Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Demand Management 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 Demand Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP