The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 June 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.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 23 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7  
Contract jobs citing CRM 10 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.97% 5.71% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 7.72% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 21
Median daily rate £413 £408 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.22% -22.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £478 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +78.75% +25.00%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 324 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.94% 73.97% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 200 208
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 32
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

CRM
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CRM in Lancashire

CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CRM in Lancashire

CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CRM in Lancashire

CRM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Blackburn - 3 £488 -
Chorley +6 1 £413 +17.85%
Preston - 1 £250 -
CRM
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CRM.

1 15 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (16.67%) Email Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Single Customer View
6 4 (16.67%) PMO
6 4 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.50%) Office 365
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

CRM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) DSL
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.33%) MPLS
2 2 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) CRM Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) CRM Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) CRM Manager
4 3 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Change Control
4 4 (16.67%) Email Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Single Customer View
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) vMotion
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) NETGEAR
3 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.17%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (4.17%) Canon
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) hybris
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) ScanSafe