The table below looks at the statistics for EDI 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 EDI over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 146 122 145
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing EDI 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.21% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.66% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £420
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
EDI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
932 754 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.77% 31.12% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 390 419
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 43 47
Average hourly rate £33.73 £39.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £22.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.01 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

EDI
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 EDI across the East of England region.

EDI Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

EDI
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 EDI across the East of England region.

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

EDI
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 EDI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 October 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 -5 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -22 1 £400 - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing EDI 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 EDI.

1 15 (68.18%) SAP
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (59.09%) SAP SD
3 13 (59.09%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (59.09%) CRM
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) ABAP
4 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
5 6 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) MCTS
5 6 (27.27%) MCITP
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (18.18%) MFGPRO
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) ITSM
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) QAD
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing EDI 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 EDI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) SAP SD
2 4 (18.18%) MFGPRO
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Development Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IFS Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) CRM
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
1 13 (59.09%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) SAPscript
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCTS
1 6 (27.27%) MCITP
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) SAP
2 13 (59.09%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) QAD
5 1 (4.55%) ReadSoft
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe