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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 130 123 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing E-business 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £377 £419
% change year-on-year
+25.91% -9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £21.00
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
2365 2079 2091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.61% 72.87% 65.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1019 1064
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 125 88
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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
Cheshire +11 6 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (46.15%) Informatica
4 5 (38.46%) CRM
4 5 (38.46%) Siebel
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.69%) Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Informatica
3 5 (38.46%) Siebel
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Trillium
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
5 1 (7.69%) Datanomic
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