The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Sheffield 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £8.04
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 122 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 52.63% 70.93% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 40
Average daily rate £305 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £173 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
B2B
South Yorkshire

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) B2C
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) B2C
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper