The table below looks at the statistics for E-business 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 E-business over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 235 217 217
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 24 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.36% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 23
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£475 £444 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £180 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £595 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+26.26% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7059 6039 6501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.82% 71.37% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4044 3345 3160
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 240 321
Average hourly rate £20.84 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the South East

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

E-business
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 E-business within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Hampshire -8 13 £439 +25.35% 2
Berkshire +4 8 £475 -9.52%
Surrey -7 2 £600 +287.09%
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
E-business
England

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 36 (64.29%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) Finance
3 15 (26.79%) CRM
4 12 (21.43%) XML
5 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.86%) Siebel
6 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
7 9 (16.07%) TOGAF
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (16.07%) HTML
8 8 (14.29%) SQL
8 8 (14.29%) ETL
8 8 (14.29%) Informatica
8 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.50%) Degree
9 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.71%) Middleware
10 6 (10.71%) Project Management
10 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.71%) B2B
10 6 (10.71%) B2C
10 6 (10.71%) Internet
10 6 (10.71%) Java
10 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.71%) .NET
10 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Payables

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) Drupal
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Liferay
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (1.79%) HFM
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.36%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.79%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (5.36%) Toad
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Programme Office Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Programme Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Designer
8 3 (5.36%) E-Business Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) DBA
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) XML
2 9 (16.07%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) Middleware
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) Web Services
4 5 (8.93%) jQuery
4 5 (8.93%) REST
4 5 (8.93%) SOAP
5 4 (7.14%) J2EE
6 3 (5.36%) JSP
7 1 (1.79%) BC4J
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.79%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) Flash
7 1 (1.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) RMADS
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) UNIX
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) CRM
2 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.07%) TOGAF
4 8 (14.29%) ETL
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) B2B
6 6 (10.71%) B2C
6 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Modelling
6 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Workflow
7 5 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Korn
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) XPath
6 1 (1.79%) C-shell
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Siebel
3 8 (14.29%) Informatica
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.36%) Metastorm
7 2 (3.57%) Primavera
7 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.57%) JDA
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Alterian
8 1 (1.79%) Endeca
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco
8 1 (1.79%) ATG