The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 117 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Management 11 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.47% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
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£275 £313 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £426 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.25 £16.68
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -14.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2107 1912 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.21% 70.63% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 954 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 92 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Information Management
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 7 £275 - 4
Cheshire -1 1 £500 +33.33% 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Information Management
England

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (33.33%) NHS
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) MS Office
4 6 (22.22%) SAP
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
5 5 (18.52%) Market Research
6 4 (14.81%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (14.81%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (14.81%) Intranet
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Legal
7 3 (11.11%) Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
8 2 (7.41%) Informatics
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) NHS Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Change Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Master Data Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Microformats
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) NHS
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (14.81%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (14.81%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (7.41%) Informatics
6 1 (3.70%) CESG
6 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.70%) Ontologies
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
4 5 (18.52%) Market Research
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) MODAF
6 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Kalido
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat