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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 96 105 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 40 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 0.83% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 3.77% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 8
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£500 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £518 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.12%
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
779 637 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 22.00% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 308 330
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 76
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.59 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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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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
Cheshire +16 22 £500 +66.66% 3
Manchester -2 11 £406 -4.41% 4
Lancashire -19 1 - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Enterprise Software
England

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 28 (41.79%) Oracle
2 27 (40.30%) Windows
3 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.87%) Information Security
5 15 (22.39%) Finance
6 13 (19.40%) Java
6 13 (19.40%) SQL
7 12 (17.91%) OO
8 11 (16.42%) CRM
8 11 (16.42%) Scrum
8 11 (16.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
10 9 (13.43%) SAP
10 9 (13.43%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.94%) .NET
11 8 (11.94%) C#
11 8 (11.94%) Reference Data
11 8 (11.94%) Data Architecture
12 7 (10.45%) User Stories
12 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
12 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
12 7 (10.45%) SOAP
12 7 (10.45%) SOA
12 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.96%) TDD
13 6 (8.96%) EAI
13 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (8.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (7.46%) SAP PM
4 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) LAN
1 5 (7.46%) WAN
2 3 (4.48%) Wireless
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) RSpec
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Advertising
3 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Architect
2 19 (28.36%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (26.87%) Developer
4 16 (23.88%) Technical Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) SOAP
3 6 (8.96%) J2EE
3 6 (8.96%) EJB
3 6 (8.96%) Ajax
4 5 (7.46%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) Spring
5 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.97%) XML
5 4 (5.97%) XSD
5 4 (5.97%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) CSS3
5 4 (5.97%) HTML5
5 4 (5.97%) WCF
5 4 (5.97%) WPF
5 4 (5.97%) Silverlight
5 4 (5.97%) jQuery
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Reference Data
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.97%) RIA
5 3 (4.48%) Life Science
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Open Source
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Information Security
2 12 (17.91%) OO
3 11 (16.42%) CRM
3 11 (16.42%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.94%) Data Architecture
7 7 (10.45%) User Stories
7 7 (10.45%) SOA
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.96%) TDD
8 6 (8.96%) EAI
8 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.46%) ERP
9 5 (7.46%) MVC
10 4 (5.97%) Change Management
10 4 (5.97%) OOD
10 4 (5.97%) Project Management
10 4 (5.97%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.97%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Java
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) C#
3 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.46%) Groovy
5 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Oracle
2 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.43%) SAP
4 6 (8.96%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
5 3 (4.48%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) Open Text
6 2 (2.99%) Siebel
6 2 (2.99%) Informatica
6 2 (2.99%) IronPort
7 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.49%) Infor
7 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) Wyse
7 1 (1.49%) Kofax
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