The table below looks at the statistics for DNA 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 DNA 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
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 135 129 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing DNA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.034% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.048% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DNA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DNA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DNA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DNA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DNA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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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 DNA 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 - - - -
DNA
England

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Database Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce