The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 28 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 Manchester 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 82 66 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.081% 0.97% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 1.32% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -84.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
858 835 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.42% 73.76% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 444 465
Average daily rate £350 £333 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 44
Average hourly rate £19.65 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
B2B
North West

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Manchester region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Manchester region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
B2B
North West

B2B
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing B2B 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 B2B.

1 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing B2B 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 B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) CRM Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior SAP CRM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
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