Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Application Rationalisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Rationalisation over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 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.

Application Rationalisation
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 203 225
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -28
Contract jobs citing Application Rationalisation 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.097% 0.053% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.064% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
North West median daily rate £550 - £388
England median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Application Rationalisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,240 4,712 6,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.63% 82.49% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,291 2,882 3,938
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 220 216
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.56 £53.00 £52.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

Application Rationalisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Application Rationalisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Application Rationalisation in the North West

Application Rationalisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Rationalisation in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Rationalisation in the North West

Application Rationalisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Rationalisation in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Rationalisation in the North West

Application Rationalisation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Rationalisation within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria - 4 - -
Application Rationalisation
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Application Rationalisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Application Rationalisation.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) MS Access
3 4 (66.67%) Windows NT
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) Lotus
4 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Stress Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (16.67%) Document Management
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) VMS
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD

Application Rationalisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Transformation Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft