The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
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 - £7.52
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 232 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 51.42% 69.05% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 141 76
Average daily rate £300 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £20.00 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
B2B
Yorkshire

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
B2B
Yorkshire

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR