The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 85 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing E-business 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.30% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
E-business
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1212 1008 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.45% 72.83% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 523 334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.67 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.31 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (78.57%) Migration
3 8 (57.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) VBA
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) ERP
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Informatica
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 1 (7.14%) Banking
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
9 1 (7.14%) Northgate
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Migration
2 8 (57.14%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Northgate