The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software 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 Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 132 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 24 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.84% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 3.04% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
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£330 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.49 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -3.25%
Enterprise Software
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1156 854 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.77% 27.48% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 440 301
Average daily rate £400 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 75 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.89 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £55.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

Enterprise Software
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Software Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Software Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Software across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Enterprise Software Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Enterprise Software
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Software Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Software
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 Enterprise Software within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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 -10 13 £330 +3.12% 11
Cheshire -6 6 £450 +7.14% 3
Enterprise Software
England

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Enterprise Software 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 Enterprise Software.

1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.69%) MVC
3 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) .NET
5 12 (23.08%) OO
6 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 11 (21.15%) Oracle
6 11 (21.15%) Information Security
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 10 (19.23%) Linux
8 9 (17.31%) Java
8 9 (17.31%) OOP
8 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.38%) PHP
10 7 (13.46%) J2EE
10 7 (13.46%) HTML
10 7 (13.46%) CSS
10 7 (13.46%) Web Services
10 7 (13.46%) Android
10 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
11 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
11 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (11.54%) Spring
11 6 (11.54%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (11.54%) XML
11 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
11 6 (11.54%) SOA

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Enterprise Software 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 Enterprise Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) nginx
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
1 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.85%) VLAN
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) RSpec
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Head of Technology
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) J2EE
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 6 (11.54%) Spring
3 6 (11.54%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 5 (9.62%) XSLT
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.85%) CSS3
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
6 2 (3.85%) WCF
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.85%) Java SE
6 2 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Reference Data
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) CESG
4 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Open Source
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Android
4 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.85%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) MVC
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) OO
3 11 (21.15%) Information Security
4 9 (17.31%) OOP
4 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) SOA
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
6 5 (9.62%) OOD
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) Kanban
8 3 (5.77%) Use Case
8 3 (5.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) PHP
4 5 (9.62%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 2 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) XQuery
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) CISSP
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Firmware
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Nessus
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.92%) MOM
3 1 (1.92%) Netcool
3 1 (1.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) F5
3 3 (5.77%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) AppSense
5 1 (1.92%) Capita
5 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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