The first table below looks at the demand for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Cambridge 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 50 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £18.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 272 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.18% 69.57% 58.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 123 122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
E-business
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E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the Cambridge region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the Cambridge region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

E-business
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing E-business 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 E-business.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing E-business 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 E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware