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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 51 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.93% 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
558 770 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.75% 78.33% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 350 296
Average daily rate £395 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (42.86%) Cash Management
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (42.86%) General Ledger
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) General Ledger
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Consultant
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 6 (42.86%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (21.43%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 3 (21.43%) E-Business Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) Procurement Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle