The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 44 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing CRM 9 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.71% 3.94% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 4.67% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 7
Median daily rate £488 £393 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.20% -12.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £10.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -71.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -58.75%  

CRM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 444 813 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.25% 84.25% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 511 448
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

CRM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing CRM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for CRM in Cheshire

CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CRM in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CRM in Cheshire

CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CRM in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CRM in Cheshire

CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CRM in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CRM in Cheshire

CRM
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 3 £500 +33.33% 2
Chester +8 1 - - 2
Sandbach - 1 £370 -
CRM
North West

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CRM.

1 22 (81.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) Advertising
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) Middleware
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.11%) CSS
9 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (7.41%) Web Services
10 2 (7.41%) SAP
10 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (7.41%) TDD
10 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.41%) MVC
10 2 (7.41%) Workflow

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Content Management Server
2 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (29.63%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) CRM Developer
3 15 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) Middleware
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) XHTML
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Development
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (3.70%) Data Conversion
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau