The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 214 203 217
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing B2B 52 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.75% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 19
Median daily rate £375 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £476 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -58.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.06 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-47.36% -41.90%
B2B
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7339 7317 6743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 78.59% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 4157 3755
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 262 280
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in the South East

B2B
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing B2B across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

B2B Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

B2B
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 27 £195 -44.28% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 12 £451 +56.69% 10
Hampshire +1 8 £363 -9.37% 4
Surrey -7 4 £500 +257.14% 8
West Sussex -25 1 - - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for B2B.

1 36 (42.35%) Marketing
2 20 (23.53%) Project Management
3 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.00%) Internet
5 16 (18.82%) Degree
5 16 (18.82%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (18.82%) Marketo
5 16 (18.82%) Marketing Automation
6 15 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (17.65%) Migration
6 15 (17.65%) VPN
6 15 (17.65%) DNS
7 14 (16.47%) SaaS
7 14 (16.47%) Social Media
8 13 (15.29%) Oracle
8 13 (15.29%) SEO
9 12 (14.12%) Firewall
9 12 (14.12%) Citrix
9 12 (14.12%) German Language
10 11 (12.94%) Pay per click
10 11 (12.94%) Data Migration
10 11 (12.94%) B2C
10 11 (12.94%) Finance
11 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.76%) SSL
11 10 (11.76%) Windows
11 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
11 10 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
12 9 (10.59%) Brand Awareness

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) Drupal
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Liferay
3 1 (1.18%) MODX
3 1 (1.18%) nginx
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
1 9 (10.59%) ProjectWise
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Eloqua
2 2 (2.35%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.35%) Movex
2 2 (2.35%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) SaaS
2 6 (7.06%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Internet
2 15 (17.65%) DNS
2 15 (17.65%) VPN
3 12 (14.12%) Firewall
4 10 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (11.76%) SSL
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (10.59%) FTP
5 9 (10.59%) NetScaler
6 6 (7.06%) LAN
6 6 (7.06%) VoIP
6 6 (7.06%) WAN
7 5 (5.88%) Kerberos
7 5 (5.88%) LDAP
7 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.71%) DMZ
9 3 (3.53%) PSTN
9 3 (3.53%) SAN
10 2 (2.35%) HTTP
10 2 (2.35%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Big Data
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.35%) GIS
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) DB2
4 1 (1.18%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.18%) MS Access
4 1 (1.18%) OLAP
4 1 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Power BI
4 1 (1.18%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.18%) Redis
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
1 2 (2.35%) MSTest
1 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (42.35%) Marketing
2 12 (14.12%) German Language
3 11 (12.94%) Finance
4 9 (10.59%) Brand Awareness
5 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.88%) Advertising
7 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (4.71%) Retail
8 3 (3.53%) French Language
8 3 (3.53%) Italian Language
8 3 (3.53%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (3.53%) Spanish Language
9 2 (2.35%) Billing
10 1 (1.18%) Electronics
10 1 (1.18%) Law
10 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (10.59%) Architect
1 9 (10.59%) Marketing Specialist
1 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
2 7 (8.24%) Automation Specialist
2 7 (8.24%) Marketing Automation Specialist
2 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (7.06%) Analyst
4 4 (4.71%) Account Manager
4 4 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) Consultant
4 4 (4.71%) Designer
4 4 (4.71%) Developer
4 4 (4.71%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing Manager
4 4 (4.71%) Service Manager
5 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (3.53%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) OAuth2
1 5 (5.88%) SAML
2 4 (4.71%) HTML
2 4 (4.71%) Middleware
2 4 (4.71%) Web Services
3 3 (3.53%) SOAP
4 2 (2.35%) .NET
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) EDI
4 2 (2.35%) JSON
4 2 (2.35%) REST
4 2 (2.35%) RESTful
4 2 (2.35%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.18%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.18%) CSS3
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) jQuery
5 1 (1.18%) JSR 286
5 1 (1.18%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Social Media
2 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.59%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.06%) PKI
5 4 (4.71%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Clustering
8 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.18%) Life Science
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.71%) Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Project Management
2 16 (18.82%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (18.82%) Marketing Automation
3 15 (17.65%) Migration
4 13 (15.29%) SEO
5 11 (12.94%) B2C
5 11 (12.94%) Data Migration
5 11 (12.94%) Pay per click
6 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.59%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (10.59%) Data Acquisition
7 9 (10.59%) Email Marketing
7 9 (10.59%) Online Marketing
7 9 (10.59%) Project Planning
8 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.41%) Analytics
8 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.71%) CRM
10 4 (4.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.24%) SQL
3 4 (4.71%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) WSUS
2 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Marketo
3 15 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (15.29%) Oracle
5 12 (14.12%) Citrix
6 9 (10.59%) Blue Coat
6 9 (10.59%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.59%) Cisco
6 9 (10.59%) F5
6 9 (10.59%) IronPort
7 7 (8.24%) Aprimo
8 3 (3.53%) CommVault
8 3 (3.53%) RightFax
9 2 (2.35%) Google
9 2 (2.35%) SAP
9 2 (2.35%) Tealium
10 1 (1.18%) Adobe
10 1 (1.18%) Informatica
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