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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demand Management
Rank 131 115 134
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing Demand Management 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.083% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £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%
Demand Management
England

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 17 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 - 2 - -
Cheshire -13 1 £425 -10.52% 2
Demand Management
England

Demand Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft