The first table below looks at the demand for TrackWise 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 TrackWise over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Business Applications 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sparta Systems TrackWise
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TrackWise 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
285 244 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.46% 9.00% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 107 165
Average daily rate £401 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £51.00 £18.50 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.67% -59.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.44 £43.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%
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TrackWise
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TrackWise across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

TrackWise Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TrackWise
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing TrackWise 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 TrackWise.

1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
1 2 (100.00%) CAPA

TrackWise
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing TrackWise 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 TrackWise. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) CAPA