The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+92.00% +4.16%
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
642 624 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.31% 74.64% 64.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 298 332
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.22 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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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
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
B2B
North West