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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 88 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing E-business 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £343
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +19.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
1169 906 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.91% 72.31% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 489 398
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 £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Migration
3 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) VBA
8 3 (18.75%) CRM
8 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (18.75%) Teradata
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) Informatica
10 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.25%) ERP
10 1 (6.25%) SOA

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Data Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) E-Business Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) Northgate