The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 108 118 111
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing B2B 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.38% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £325 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.21 £11.00
% change year-on-year - -7.15%  

B2B is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1737 1736
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.81% 79.61% 81.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1170 998
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 66 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing B2B as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Hampshire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing B2B in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Hampshire

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in Hampshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for B2B in Hampshire

B2B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for B2B in Hampshire

B2B
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Hook - 4 £515 -
Southampton - 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £450 - 2
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) Product Management
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) SMS
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) xDSL
5 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 2 (13.33%) Billing
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) PBX
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) ESRI
7 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (6.67%) Maximo
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) SMS
1 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
1 3 (20.00%) xDSL
2 2 (13.33%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Data Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Development Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Product Development Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Product Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Product Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Geospatial Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Product Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Behavioural Change
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) EAI
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Korn
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) ESRI
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Syclo
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods