The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of iSOFT products and/or services 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 iSOFT over the 3 months to 22 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within iSOFT Group.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iSOFT
Rank 132 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing iSOFT 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.038% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.083% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £233 -
% change year-on-year
+32.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.58
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1304 1211 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.99% 46.12% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 519 744
Average daily rate £328 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 93 113
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +19.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
iSOFT
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iSOFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSOFT across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

iSOFT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iSOFT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSOFT across the North West region.

iSOFT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iSOFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSOFT across the North West region.

iSOFT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

iSOFT
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing iSOFT 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 iSOFT.

1 7 (100.00%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Cerner
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) MEDITECH
4 1 (14.29%) DTV

iSOFT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing iSOFT 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 iSOFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cerner
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MEDITECH
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