The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 North West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 129 127 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing E-business 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.038% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.053% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £18.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2123 1893 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.56% 71.03% 65.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 950 1122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.67 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.20% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
E-business
England

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 24 July 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
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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 - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (22.22%) Informatica
6 2 (22.22%) ProC
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (11.11%) Billing
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ProC
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Payroll Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Informatica Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Datanomic
4 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 1 (11.11%) Siebel
4 1 (11.11%) Trillium
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
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