The first table below looks at the demand for E-business 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 E-business 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 82 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing E-business 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.59% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £520 £283 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.58% -44.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +64.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
E-business
North West

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

E-business
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 E-business within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sale - - - -
E-business
North West

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (95.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (40.00%) UNIX
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
11 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 3 (15.00%) Solaris
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ProC
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 10 (50.00%) DBA
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Junior DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica