The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 114 98 130
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs citing Time Management 24 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.78% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Average daily rate £310 £328 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% -17.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £138 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.98 £31.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-58.79% +119.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
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 £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Time Management
England

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 16 April 2014.

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
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 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
Cheshire -4 10 £310 -21.01% 7
Manchester -19 7 £350 +50.53% 10
Lancashire -18 4 £218 -27.22% 1
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
Time Management
England

Time Management
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 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 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Banking
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Internet
4 6 (12.24%) QA
5 5 (10.20%) User Stories
5 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
5 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
5 5 (10.20%) MS Office
5 5 (10.20%) Requirements Management
5 5 (10.20%) Degree
6 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (8.16%) Retail
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Workflow
6 4 (8.16%) Information Security
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
6 4 (8.16%) VB
6 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
7 3 (6.12%) SLA
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
7 3 (6.12%) C#

Time Management
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 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 2 (4.08%) SAS
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.08%) MS Project
5 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) DSL
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Billing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.12%) Change Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) VB Developer
6 2 (4.08%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Trainer
7 1 (2.04%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) jQuery
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) WinForms
3 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) WPF
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.04%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Project Management
2 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Requirements Management
4 5 (10.20%) User Stories
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Validation
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (4.08%) Analytics
7 2 (4.08%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.08%) Transition Management
7 2 (4.08%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) VB
2 3 (6.12%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) VBA
3 2 (4.08%) XAML
3 2 (4.08%) VB6
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CISM
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) GMP
3 1 (2.04%) GLP
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Actuate
4 1 (2.04%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) Meru Networks
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