The first table below looks at the demand for MS Visio 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 MS Visio over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Applications 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visio
Rank 87 69 100
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Contract jobs citing MS Visio 51 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 2.00% 1.14%
As % of the Applications category 12.38% 14.00% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 23
Average daily rate £400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
412 350 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.77% 14.29% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 143 125
Average daily rate £325 £270 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £135 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 45
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.40 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% +22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Visio
England

MS Visio
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MS Visio Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Visio
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS Visio Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MS Visio
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Visio across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MS Visio Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MS Visio
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MS Visio Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MS Visio
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 MS Visio within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 25 £400 +90.47% 4
Cheshire -7 16 £475 +102.34% 2
Lancashire -20 4 £426 -
Merseyside -3 1 £230 -54.00% 1
MS Visio
England

MS Visio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MS Visio 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 MS Visio.

1 41 (56.94%) MS Excel
2 30 (41.67%) MS Project
3 28 (38.89%) MS Office
4 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.56%) Finance
5 21 (29.17%) PRINCE2
6 18 (25.00%) Windows
6 18 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 17 (23.61%) ITIL
7 17 (23.61%) Project Management
8 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (18.06%) UNIX
10 12 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (15.28%) UML
11 11 (15.28%) Migration
11 11 (15.28%) Banking
12 10 (13.89%) Service Management
13 9 (12.50%) Scrum
13 9 (12.50%) Information Security
13 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
14 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (11.11%) Project Planning
14 8 (11.11%) QA
14 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
15 7 (9.72%) Citrix
15 7 (9.72%) SCCM
15 7 (9.72%) XenApp
16 6 (8.33%) Splunk

MS Visio
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MS Visio 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 MS Visio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) CICS
Applications
1 41 (56.94%) MS Excel
2 30 (41.67%) MS Project
3 28 (38.89%) MS Office
4 12 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (6.94%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (6.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Maximo
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.39%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
2 1 (1.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.33%) QlikView
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MSI
2 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Advertising
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Local Government
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Retail
7 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.39%) French Language
7 1 (1.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Analyst
2 23 (31.94%) Business Analyst
3 17 (23.61%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Manager
6 7 (9.72%) Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Writer
8 4 (5.56%) ICT Project Manager
9 3 (4.17%) IT Programme Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Author
9 3 (4.17%) Author
9 3 (4.17%) Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.78%) Portfolio Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Business Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) PMI
3 2 (2.78%) DTV
3 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.78%) PDA
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) UNIX
3 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.39%) MVS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) PRINCE2
2 18 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 17 (23.61%) ITIL
3 17 (23.61%) Project Management
4 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (15.28%) Migration
5 11 (15.28%) UML
6 10 (13.89%) Service Management
7 9 (12.50%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) Information Security
7 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) Content Management
10 5 (6.94%) ITSM
10 5 (6.94%) CRM
10 5 (6.94%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (5.56%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) REXX
2 1 (1.39%) JCL
2 1 (1.39%) Scala
2 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.33%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) CISA
4 2 (2.78%) GIAC
4 2 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) XenApp
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) AppDNA
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Citrix
3 6 (8.33%) Splunk
4 5 (6.94%) Adobe
5 4 (5.56%) VMware
6 3 (4.17%) AppSense
6 3 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) Toshiba
7 2 (2.78%) Lombardi
8 1 (1.39%) Capita
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) Compaq
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