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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 54 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.82% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 5.38% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate £150 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
95 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.18% 15.20% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 42
Average daily rate £375 £300 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.37 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Internet of Things
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
2 4 (25.00%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) SDH
3 3 (18.75%) ATM
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) SONET
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) L2TP
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
3 3 (18.75%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) ATM
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) L2TP
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) SDH
3 3 (18.75%) SONET
3 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPLS
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) ICMP
5 1 (6.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Product Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Product Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (31.25%) Internet of Things
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIE
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIP
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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