The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 16 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing Blog 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
117 94 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.99% 18.11% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 45
Average daily rate £250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £222 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.40 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Blog
West Midlands

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Blog
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blog 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 Blog.

1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) NCDA
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
1 1 (100.00%) FlexPod

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blog 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 Blog. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FlexPod
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) NCDA
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware