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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 111 108 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 26 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.80% 3.30% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 9
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£500 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £278 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £505 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.00%
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
929 757 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.40% 25.47% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 388 419
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 88
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.64 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

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 15 September 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 15 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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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 +4 13 £585 +95.00% 5
Manchester +2 9 £406 +84.65% 10
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 5
Enterprise Software
England

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Oracle
3 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.51%) Information Security
5 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (25.42%) Finance
7 13 (22.03%) Java
8 11 (18.64%) CRM
8 11 (18.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.95%) OO
9 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
10 9 (15.25%) SAP
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.56%) Data Architecture
11 8 (13.56%) Reference Data
12 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.86%) SOAP
12 7 (11.86%) SOA
13 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
13 6 (10.17%) EJB
13 6 (10.17%) JBoss
13 6 (10.17%) J2EE
13 6 (10.17%) EAI
13 6 (10.17%) Scrum
13 6 (10.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
14 5 (8.47%) Groovy
14 5 (8.47%) Data Integration

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (10.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) nginx
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (8.47%) SAP PM
4 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
1 1 (1.69%) PaaS
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LAN
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
1 3 (5.08%) Wireless
2 1 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.69%) RSpec
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Architect
2 19 (32.20%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (27.12%) Technical Architect
4 12 (20.34%) Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (3.39%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.39%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) SOAP
2 6 (10.17%) J2EE
2 6 (10.17%) EJB
3 5 (8.47%) Spring
4 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
5 3 (5.08%) Ajax
5 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) JSP
5 3 (5.08%) Servlets
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.39%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) XML
6 2 (3.39%) XSD
6 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.39%) WCF
6 2 (3.39%) WPF
6 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.69%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Reference Data
3 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.47%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.08%) Life Science
6 2 (3.39%) RIA
7 1 (1.69%) Replication
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Open Source
7 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Information Security
2 11 (18.64%) CRM
3 10 (16.95%) OO
3 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.56%) Data Architecture
6 7 (11.86%) SOA
7 6 (10.17%) EAI
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.47%) ERP
9 4 (6.78%) PRINCE
9 4 (6.78%) Project Management
9 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.78%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.08%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) Logistics
10 3 (5.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) Groovy
3 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.39%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Scala
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.25%) SAP
4 6 (10.17%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) Wyse
5 1 (1.69%) Kofax
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Infor
5 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds