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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing EAI 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +4.47%
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
565 692 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.56% 77.32% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 345 272
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods