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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 210 213 182
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs citing B2B 44 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.30% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £10.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+6.02% -51.74%
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
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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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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
Berkshire +6 10 £275 -26.66% 9
West Sussex -2 10 - - 2
Surrey +6 8 £650 - 2
Hampshire -19 5 £279 -24.66% 6
Oxfordshire - 5 £425 - 5
Kent -8 3 £445 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £275 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Home Counties - - - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (46.51%) Marketing
2 19 (22.09%) Telecoms
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.93%) B2C
3 18 (20.93%) HTML
4 16 (18.60%) Project Management
5 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.12%) Advertising
6 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
6 13 (15.12%) CSS
7 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
8 11 (12.79%) Migration
8 11 (12.79%) Retail
9 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.47%) Web Services
10 9 (10.47%) Content Management
10 9 (10.47%) jQuery
10 9 (10.47%) Social Media
10 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (9.30%) Email Marketing
11 8 (9.30%) Degree
11 8 (9.30%) Finance
12 7 (8.14%) MS Office
12 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.14%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (8.14%) Drupal
12 7 (8.14%) Digital Media
12 7 (8.14%) User Stories

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.14%) Drupal
2 6 (6.98%) WordPress
2 6 (6.98%) CMS
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.81%) Lync
3 5 (5.81%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) MODX
4 1 (1.16%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 5 (5.81%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) VoIP
2 5 (5.81%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) MPLS
3 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) FTP
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.16%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Grunt
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (46.51%) Marketing
2 19 (22.09%) Telecoms
3 13 (15.12%) Advertising
4 11 (12.79%) Retail
5 8 (9.30%) Finance
6 4 (4.65%) French Language
6 4 (4.65%) Electronics
7 3 (3.49%) Legal
7 3 (3.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Marketing Manager
1 13 (15.12%) Architect
2 11 (12.79%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.63%) Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) SharePoint Architect
5 5 (5.81%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Marketing Assistant
6 4 (4.65%) Product Manager
7 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Social Media Manager
7 2 (2.33%) Senior Programme Planner
7 2 (2.33%) Marketing Consultant
7 2 (2.33%) Marketing Executive
7 2 (2.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) HTML
2 13 (15.12%) CSS
3 9 (10.47%) Web Services
3 9 (10.47%) jQuery
4 6 (6.98%) CSS3
4 6 (6.98%) HTML5
5 5 (5.81%) XSL
5 5 (5.81%) XSLT
5 5 (5.81%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.65%) REST
6 4 (4.65%) XML
6 4 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (2.33%) XHTML
7 2 (2.33%) SAML
8 1 (1.16%) EDI
8 1 (1.16%) .NET
8 1 (1.16%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Social Media
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.81%) FMCG
3 5 (5.81%) Taxonomies
3 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.65%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.33%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.33%) Social Network
6 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.16%) Tandem
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Windows
1 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) B2C
2 16 (18.60%) Project Management
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.79%) Migration
5 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.47%) Content Management
7 8 (9.30%) Email Marketing
8 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.14%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (8.14%) User Stories
9 6 (6.98%) CRM
10 5 (5.81%) Scrum
10 5 (5.81%) Supply Chain Management
10 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.81%) Strategic Management
10 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.81%) Marketing Strategy
10 5 (5.81%) Information Architecture
10 5 (5.81%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.98%) PHP
3 2 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.16%) C
4 1 (1.16%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.16%) XPath
4 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) MCTS
2 5 (5.81%) MCITP
2 5 (5.81%) MCSE
2 5 (5.81%) MCSA
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.49%) ACCA
4 3 (3.49%) CIMA
5 2 (2.33%) AAT
5 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) MBA
6 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Eloqua
3 5 (5.81%) Avaya
3 5 (5.81%) Sonus
4 4 (4.65%) Citrix
4 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.65%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) Marketo
5 3 (3.49%) Facebook
5 3 (3.49%) Twitter
6 2 (2.33%) Pardot
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Borland
7 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) F5
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