The first table below looks at the demand for Business Transformation skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Transformation over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the South 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Transformation
Rank 101 95 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 43 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 1.20% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.72% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 11
Average daily rate £400 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £383 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £461 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
-61.64% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Transformation
England

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Business Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Transformation Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Transformation
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation across the South West region.

Business Transformation Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Somerset - 18 £275 - 31
Wiltshire -24 15 £451 +7.26%
Bristol -7 6 £450 +5.88% 4
Dorset - - - - 2
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Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation.

1 26 (41.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (38.10%) Finance
3 21 (33.33%) SAP
4 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
5 15 (23.81%) MS Visio
5 15 (23.81%) BPR
5 15 (23.81%) Banking
6 13 (20.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (20.63%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (20.63%) UML
6 13 (20.63%) SSADM
6 13 (20.63%) DSDM
7 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 11 (17.46%) BPMN
9 10 (15.87%) ERP
9 10 (15.87%) Basel II
9 10 (15.87%) Basel III
9 10 (15.87%) Solvency II
10 9 (14.29%) Project Management
11 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (11.11%) Change Control
13 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (9.52%) Change Management
14 5 (7.94%) Migration
14 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
14 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
15 4 (6.35%) Oracle
15 4 (6.35%) Degree

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Summit
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.59%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.17%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) LSMW
3 1 (1.59%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Analyst
2 22 (34.92%) Business Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Project Manager
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Business Analyst
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Programme Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Change Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.76%) ERP Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.76%) SAP Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Head of Architecture
7 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) OSGi
1 3 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.59%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) NHS
2 1 (1.59%) Economics
2 1 (1.59%) Psychology
2 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.59%) APACS
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
3 15 (23.81%) BPR
4 13 (20.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (20.63%) GAP Analysis
4 13 (20.63%) UML
4 13 (20.63%) SSADM
4 13 (20.63%) DSDM
5 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 11 (17.46%) BPMN
7 10 (15.87%) ERP
8 9 (14.29%) Project Management
9 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Change Control
11 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Change Management
12 5 (7.94%) Migration
12 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
13 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.17%) ABAP
3 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.35%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) CIPD
5 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) Basel II
1 10 (15.87%) Basel III
1 10 (15.87%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 14001
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
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