The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 29 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 Middlesex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 28 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing B2B 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.89% 1.75% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.61% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£396 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £353 £356
% change year-on-year
+20.56% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.63 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -84.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 153 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.46% 66.81% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 88 91
Average daily rate £400 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

B2B
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Ariba
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Procurement Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Ariba