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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 16 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing CRM 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.74% 3.09% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 3.70% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £270 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -38.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.91 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+0.45% -49.91%
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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
86 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 80.37% 83.51% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 27
Average daily rate £475 £423 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +40.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £270 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £448 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 5
Average hourly rate £29.71 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £18.68 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £78.00 £17.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (11.11%) GIS
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) HTML

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft