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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 127 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Management 12 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.46% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.63% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
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£450 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £16.03
% change year-on-year
-39.75% +158.88%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Manchester -11 6 £450 +63.63% 4
Cheshire +7 5 £450 +5.88% 3
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Information Management
England

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (25.00%) NHS
4 4 (20.00%) Intranet
4 4 (20.00%) Legal
4 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Informatics
5 3 (15.00%) QA
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) EDRMS
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Web Editor
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (25.00%) NHS
4 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (15.00%) Informatics
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (5.00%) User Experience
7 1 (5.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GMP
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Ariba
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