The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 85 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.098% 0.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £318 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.36% -41.90%
B2B
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
871 821 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.39% 83.35% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 525 314
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.50 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Cheshire region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Cheshire region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

B2B
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 B2B within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Knutsford -8 1 £550 +73.22%
B2B
North West

B2B
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing B2B 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 B2B.

1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

B2B
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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) OSS Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Sterling