The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 51 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.98% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 5.22% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -22.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+19.70% -6.89%
Internet
West Midlands

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
89 134 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.91% 18.79% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 72 33
Average daily rate £315 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) OSPF
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) Junos
4 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) CCSA
4 3 (33.33%) Extranet
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) xDSL
5 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
5 2 (22.22%) Tcl
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) RIP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) OSPF
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Extranet
4 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) LLU
5 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) xDSL
5 2 (22.22%) DWDM
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) DSLAM
5 2 (22.22%) DSL
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Tcl
2 1 (11.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCSA
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) BT
4 2 (22.22%) Cramer
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Huawei
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
4 2 (22.22%) Nortel
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
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