The table below looks at the statistics for E-business 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 E-business over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 78 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.100% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £478 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- -55.55%
E-business
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
813 658 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.22% 78.99% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 303 253
Average daily rate £400 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

E-business
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 E-business within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
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Job
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Knutsford - - - -
E-business
North West

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (33.33%) General Ledger
5 4 (33.33%) Cash Management
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Consultant
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (25.00%) E-Business Consultant
5 3 (25.00%) Procurement Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle