The first table below looks at the demand for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 July 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 East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 144 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Contract jobs citing E-business 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.084% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £513 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £18.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2229 1665 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.47% 69.67% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 866 1002
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 133 233
Average hourly rate £28.91 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
E-business
England

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the East of England region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the East of England region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
E-business
England

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
4 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) HPUX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) VMware