The first table below looks at the demand for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £49.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-55.55% +47.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 105 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.76% 72.41% 47.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 14
Average daily rate £350 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
E-business
Cheshire

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

E-business
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree