The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 57 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 0.86% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.79% 4.32% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £365 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +19.23%
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
139 162 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.01% 19.95% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 102 45
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.15 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Internet.

1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Wireless
3 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) SLA
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) LTE
6 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Network Planning
6 4 (20.00%) Logistics
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) PMI
6 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 4 (20.00%) 3G
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Automotive

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Wireless
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) 3G
4 4 (20.00%) LTE
5 2 (10.00%) IMAP
5 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (10.00%) S/MIME
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.00%) IKE
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) SSH
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Automotive
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (10.00%) Front Office
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (10.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Support
3 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) PMI
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) HPUX
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Logistics
3 4 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Server Building
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Internal Audit
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Lotus
4 2 (10.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (5.00%) Cincom
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) VMware