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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ariba over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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 SAP Ariba.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ariba
Rank 86 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Ariba 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £383 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
498 455 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.55% 45.82% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 250 159
Median daily rate £425 £494 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +54.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 31
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Ariba
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ariba as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Macclesfield - 2 £410 -
Alderley Edge +7 1 £355 +40.59%
Ariba
North West

Ariba
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ariba 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ariba.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Ariba
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow