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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extranet
Rank 56 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Extranet 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.86%
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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
102 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.22% 12.99% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 22
Average daily rate £319 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £124 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
3 4 (44.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Junos
4 3 (33.33%) CCSA
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CCSP
5 2 (22.22%) Tcl
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security

Extranet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Junos
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
1 4 (44.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Sun