The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 138 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing E-business 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£275 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
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
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2778 2203 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.40% 73.14% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 94 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.37 £45.00 £75.00
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 the North West

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the North West

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

E-business
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
Manchester -3 8 £275 - 2
E-business
England

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Migration
3 9 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) VBA
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) Teradata
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (11.11%) Cash Management
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) E-Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
2 9 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Teradata
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Northgate