The table below looks at the statistics for Information 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 Information Management over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 125 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Management 8 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
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£440 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.80% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £217 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £422 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £11.75 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+61.70% -29.85%
Information Management
England

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
2209 2044 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.22% 64.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1038 1130
Average daily rate £365 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 101 108
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Information Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information 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 Information Management across the North West region.

Information Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Information Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Information 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 Information Management across the North West region.

Information Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information 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 Information Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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 +1 3 £500 +34.22% 1
Manchester - 3 £320 - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Information Management
England

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Information 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 Information Management.

1 8 (34.78%) NHS
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (21.74%) Legal
4 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 5 (21.74%) Market Research
5 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (17.39%) SAP
5 4 (17.39%) Intranet
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Kalido
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Information 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 Information Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Intranet
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) NHS Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Change Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Manager
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Master Data Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Web Editor
6 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) NHS
2 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.35%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
1 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
3 5 (21.74%) Market Research
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Kalido
5 1 (4.35%) Ariba