The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements 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 Requirements Management over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Management
Rank 124 136 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 34 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.15% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.20% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Average daily rate £355 £388 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £388 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.16 £40.00 £37.15
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +7.67%
Requirements 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
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Requirements 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 Requirements Management across the North West region.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Requirements 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 Requirements Management across the North West region.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements 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 Requirements Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cumbria - 12 £349 -
Lancashire - 10 £230 - 2
Manchester -14 6 £388 - 5
Cheshire - 4 £500 -
Merseyside - 2 £450 -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Requirements 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 Requirements Management.

1 23 (41.82%) SAP
2 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 15 (27.27%) User Experience
5 10 (18.18%) Finance
5 10 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.36%) SAP PM
6 9 (16.36%) SAP QM
7 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.73%) Quality Management
7 7 (12.73%) SAP SD
7 7 (12.73%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) SAP WM
8 6 (10.91%) IBM
8 6 (10.91%) Legal
8 6 (10.91%) Change Management
8 6 (10.91%) Validation
9 5 (9.09%) Scrum
9 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 5 (9.09%) XML
9 5 (9.09%) C#
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle
9 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 5 (9.09%) Windows
9 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.09%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Requirements 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 Requirements Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) SAP PM
1 9 (16.36%) SAP QM
2 7 (12.73%) SAP SD
3 6 (10.91%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Appium
3 1 (1.82%) Calabash
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Mocha
3 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Consultant
2 22 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (30.91%) Analyst
3 17 (30.91%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) SAP QM Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) SAP SD Consultant
7 6 (10.91%) SAP WM Consultant
7 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Operational Security Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Operations Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Business IT Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) CESG
3 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.73%) Quality Management
2 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Validation
4 5 (9.09%) Scrum
4 5 (9.09%) SDLC
5 4 (7.27%) Business Development
5 4 (7.27%) OO
5 4 (7.27%) Security Operations
5 4 (7.27%) Security Patching
5 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) SOA
6 2 (3.64%) UML
6 2 (3.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) C++
2 4 (7.27%) VC++
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) IBM
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Apigee
4 1 (1.82%) Capita
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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