The table below looks at the statistics for EAI 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 EAI over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 66 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing EAI 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
EAI
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
599 725 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.95% 76.16% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 338 340
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 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 26
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

EAI
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 EAI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Knutsford - - - - 1
EAI
North West

EAI
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing EAI 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 EAI.

1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) EJB
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) SAP XI
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) webMethods
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing EAI 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 EAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods