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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Management
Rank 135 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Management 19 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.48% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.66% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
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£391 £381 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +58.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £292 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £451 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £13.13 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+221.90% -20.45%
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
2963 2258 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.77% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1187 865
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 86
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 0 10 £438 +97.07% 1
Manchester -12 6 £344 -14.06%
Lancashire +2 1 £275 -35.37% 1
Merseyside -17 1 - -
Information Management
England

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 10 (26.32%) Data Management
3 9 (23.68%) Finance
4 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) Informatics
4 8 (21.05%) Information Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) Data Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) NHS
6 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
7 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.16%) QA
7 5 (13.16%) Legal
7 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) Retail
8 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (10.53%) ETL
8 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (10.53%) SQL
8 4 (10.53%) MS Project
8 4 (10.53%) MS Office
8 4 (10.53%) SAP
8 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) Logical Data Model

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (10.53%) MS Project
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (5.26%) SAP BI
2 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.26%) Xcelsius
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (2.63%) DTS
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.63%) OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) ReportNet
3 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.63%) EDMS
3 1 (2.63%) QlikView
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ERwin
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Information Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Project Officer
5 3 (7.89%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Governance Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.05%) Informatics
3 7 (18.42%) NHS
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.63%) Statistics
6 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 10 (26.32%) Data Management
3 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.05%) Information Architecture
4 7 (18.42%) Data Architecture
4 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
6 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
8 3 (7.89%) BPR
8 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.89%) Logistics
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) HND
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.63%) MCDST
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) GMP
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Teradata
2 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya
3 1 (2.63%) Informatica
3 1 (2.63%) AppSense
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