The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ariba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ariba over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Ariba, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ariba
Rank 77 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Ariba 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.25% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.56% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £388 £443
% change year-on-year
+13.54% -12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Ariba
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
468 355 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.75% 43.94% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 161 159
Average daily rate £475 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £45.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Ariba
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ariba across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ariba Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ariba
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ariba Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ariba
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ariba Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ariba
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge - 2 £253 -
Ariba
North West

Ariba
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ariba 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 Ariba.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) CIPD
2 2 (50.00%) Swedish Language
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) WebEx
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) E-Learning

Ariba
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ariba 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 Ariba. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WebEx
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Trainer
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CIPD
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP