The table below looks at the statistics for Extranet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extranet over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extranet
Rank 64 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Extranet 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 1.39% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -25.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £329 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+132.72% +1.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 72 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.01% 11.86% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 41
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £183 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Extranet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Extranet Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Extranet
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Extranet Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Extranet
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Extranet Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Extranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Extranet 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 Extranet.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (100.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Tcl
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Extranet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Extranet 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 Extranet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (100.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Sun