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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 59 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 0.16% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 1.11% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£295 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £320 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -10.34%
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
158 90 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.03% 13.98% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 45 21
Average daily rate £325 £323 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £168 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £27.25 £12.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.08% -18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) OSPF
1 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Extranet
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) CCSA
3 3 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Junos
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
3 3 (27.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) xDSL
4 2 (18.18%) LLU
4 2 (18.18%) DWDM

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) OSPF
1 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Extranet
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) xDSL
4 2 (18.18%) LLU
4 2 (18.18%) DWDM
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) DSLAM
4 2 (18.18%) DSL
4 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) PSTN
4 2 (18.18%) SDH
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 2 (18.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
1 3 (27.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Tcl
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Delphi
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CCSA
2 3 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) Cramer
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Nortel
5 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
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Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago