The table below looks at the statistics for CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 21 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing CRM 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.13% 4.76% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 6.38% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £438 £567
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.28% -22.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £39.75 £20.33
% change year-on-year
-49.91% +95.49%
CRM
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 47 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 68.75% 74.60% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 67
Average daily rate £423 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £226 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

CRM Daily Rate Trend in Preston

CRM
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing CRM 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 CRM.

1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft