The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Wiki 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 Wiki over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wikis
Rank 134 133 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Wiki 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £245 £340
% change year-on-year
+58.16% -27.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Wiki
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
800 645 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.05% 22.16% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 315 331
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 40 72
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.62 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Wiki
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Wiki Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wiki
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wiki across the North West region.

Wiki Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Wiki
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 Wiki within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 - - - -
Wiki
England

Wiki
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Wiki 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 Wiki.

1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Open Text
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Siebel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (16.67%) GPFS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) YUM
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media

Wiki
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Wiki 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 Wiki. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
1 1 (16.67%) Biology
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) YUM
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Open Text
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Siebel
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) IronPort
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft