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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 121 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Time Management 22 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.75% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
Average daily rate
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£384 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £209 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £820 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +40.90%
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
2353 2122 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.76% 72.13% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1058 1152
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 110 105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.96 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
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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 -12 8 £275 -5.17% 15
Lancashire - 6 £425 - 2
Cheshire +1 5 £410 -59.00% 5
Merseyside -4 2 - - 2
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Time Management
England

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.75%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
4 10 (18.87%) Web Development
5 9 (16.98%) Windows
6 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
6 8 (15.09%) HTML
6 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
6 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
6 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) Banking
8 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Degree
8 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
8 6 (11.32%) Marketing
9 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.77%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.66%) MS Office
4 2 (3.77%) MS Project
4 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.89%) Maya
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.89%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.77%) DSL
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Data Mart
3 4 (7.55%) OLAP
4 2 (3.77%) DataStage
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) VB Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
2 8 (15.09%) CSS
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) jQuery
3 3 (5.66%) WPF
4 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.77%) WinForms
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) JSP
5 1 (1.89%) Servlets
5 1 (1.89%) Struts
5 1 (1.89%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) VSAM
5 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Social Network
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) AIX
3 2 (3.77%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Web Development
2 10 (18.87%) Project Management
3 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.66%) OO
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) OOD
7 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.66%) MVVM
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) C#
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.43%) VB
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.66%) VB6
6 2 (3.77%) COBOL
6 2 (3.77%) XAML
7 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GMP
2 1 (1.89%) GLP
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Sybase
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe
3 3 (5.66%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) CA
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) BMC
5 1 (1.89%) JDA
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Sony
5 1 (1.89%) Perforce
5 1 (1.89%) RedPrairie
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Volt
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8 - £8.50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Echo
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 3 days ago