The table below looks at the statistics for Time 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 Time Management over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Time Management
Rank 122 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Time Management 25 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.90% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 11
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£407 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.67 £11.25 £10.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.86% +10.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.36 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -57.33%
Time 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
2540 1995 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.88% 72.28% 69.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1017 860
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 117 95
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Time Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Time Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Time 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 Time Management across the North West region.

Time Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Time Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Time Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Time 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 Time Management across the North West region.

Time Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Time Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Time Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Time 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 Time Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Manchester -1 14 £400 +23.07% 15
Cheshire -6 4 £225 -27.41% 6
Lancashire -12 4 £450 +102.70% 3
Merseyside -11 3 £415 - 1
Time Management
England

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Time 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 Time Management.

1 18 (28.57%) Project Management
2 16 (25.40%) Finance
3 15 (23.81%) Windows
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle
6 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
7 9 (14.29%) HP
7 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.70%) Migration
8 8 (12.70%) Banking
9 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.11%) Degree
9 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Java
9 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.52%) Linux
10 6 (9.52%) MS Project
10 6 (9.52%) C#
10 6 (9.52%) HTML
10 6 (9.52%) Service Management
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.94%) VMware
11 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Time 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 Time Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Documentum
2 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Moodle
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) LiveLink
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Project
3 5 (7.94%) MS Office
4 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.59%) SPSS
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.59%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.76%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
1 2 (3.17%) DHCP
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.17%) DNS
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
1 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.35%) BODI
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.59%) QlikView
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
1 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) Trainer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Release Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) jQuery
4 3 (4.76%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.59%) MDX
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.59%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) Flash
6 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Statistics
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) PMI
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) VLE
5 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) HPUX
3 4 (6.35%) Solaris
3 4 (6.35%) UNIX
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Project Management
2 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.70%) Migration
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Service Management
6 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) OO
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum
7 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.35%) Resource Management
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Java
1 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.52%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) VBScript
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) R
7 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CCEA
4 2 (3.17%) CCEE
4 2 (3.17%) CCIA
4 2 (3.17%) MCITP
5 1 (1.59%) VCP4
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.17%) XenApp
3 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) Business Objects
5 4 (6.35%) Compuware
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco
5 4 (6.35%) F5
6 3 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (3.17%) AppSense
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) Cognos
7 2 (3.17%) Wyse
8 1 (1.59%) Siebel
8 1 (1.59%) IBM
8 1 (1.59%) Imperva
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (1.59%) Informatica
8 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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