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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 148 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing E-business 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.100% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.14% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 0 9 £275 - 2
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (18.75%) Teradata
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (6.25%) Northgate
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle iRecruitment

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
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
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) E-Business Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Business Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
1 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Northgate
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SmartStream
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica