The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 41 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing B2B 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.22% 0.31% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.43% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.93% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £8.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -59.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
348 232 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 77.33% 72.50% 72.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 132 205
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

B2B Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 5 (50.00%) Intranet
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XSL
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) MCSA
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 5 (50.00%) MCTS
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Lync
2 5 (50.00%) Sonus

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (50.00%) Lync
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Intranet
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) XSL
1 5 (50.00%) XSLT
1 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
1 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) MCSA
1 5 (50.00%) MCTS
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 5 (50.00%) Sonus