The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 120 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 16 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.46% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.65% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 14
Average daily rate £390 £300 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -8.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.69% +16.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Analysis
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 Requirements Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 5 £314 +4.58% 7
Cheshire - 5 £400 - 2
Lancashire -22 3 £500 +66.66%
Merseyside - - - - 1
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis.

1 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) Advertising
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Banking
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) CMS
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) ISEB
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) SLA
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capita
6 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 2 (8.00%) Retail
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Services

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.00%) StreamInsight
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Payments Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Steward
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) WCF
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (4.00%) JDBC
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Social Network
2 1 (4.00%) New Media
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) SCADA
2 1 (4.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) BPMN
6 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CISA
2 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy
1 2 (8.00%) BMC
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
1 2 (8.00%) Capita
2 1 (4.00%) Northgate
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Rate: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago