The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 18 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 Colchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 16 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 4.65% 12.07% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 20.59% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +107.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
55 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 63.95% 58.62% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 15
Average daily rate £400 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £443 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
E-Commerce
Essex

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce.

1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) CCSE
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (80.00%) Imperva
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing E-Commerce 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-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCSE
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (80.00%) Imperva
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) VMware