The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Business Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Transformation over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Transformation
England / North West
Rank 110 124 121
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 21 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.89% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.07% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 18
Median daily rate £419 £469 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.66% -27.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £318 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £633 £755
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.21 - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.21 - £27.50

Business Transformation 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2142 3164 2795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.44% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1915 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 122 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
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 Business Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +6 12 £530 +13.06% 7
Merseyside +4 3 £500 -
Cheshire +22 2 - - 2
Lancashire +16 2 £331 +3.51% 1
Business Transformation
England

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Risk Management
3 21 (40.38%) Finance
4 15 (28.85%) Project Management
5 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
7 8 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 7 (13.46%) SAP
8 7 (13.46%) Windows
9 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
9 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 6 (11.54%) Programme Governance
9 6 (11.54%) DNA
9 6 (11.54%) Banking
9 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.62%) Migration
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.62%) SQL
10 5 (9.62%) Oracle
10 5 (9.62%) DB2
10 5 (9.62%) Re-Platforming
11 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (7.69%) User Experience
11 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (7.69%) Data Governance

Business Transformation
Top Related 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 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.85%) LAN
1 2 (3.85%) WAN
1 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.62%) DB2
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) HBase
3 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Architect
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Domain Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Principal Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Release Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) PMO Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Process Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) J2EE
1 3 (5.77%) JSON
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
1 3 (5.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) PMI
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.77%) Fintech
4 3 (5.77%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) CESG
6 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) AIX
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Risk Management
3 15 (28.85%) Project Management
4 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) DNA
7 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (11.54%) Programme Governance
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 5 (9.62%) Re-Platforming
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.69%) Change Control
9 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (7.69%) Data Governance
9 4 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) VBA
4 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) CITP
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) IISP
3 1 (1.92%) MBCS
3 1 (1.92%) PgMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Mercator
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