The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 39 65 35
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Contract jobs citing Internet 39 5 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.57% 0.61% 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.95% 3.40% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 19
Average daily rate
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£463 £458 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.33 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
Internet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 147 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.53% 17.90% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 66
Average daily rate £413 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 22
Average hourly rate £17.33 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £16.79 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 19 £550 -4.34% 1
Crewe - 13 - - 2
Knutsford -2 4 £369 +5.35%
Chester -6 1 £475 +35.71% 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 35 (52.24%) HTML
2 31 (46.27%) Java
3 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.82%) Oracle
4 24 (35.82%) Windows
4 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
5 21 (31.34%) SC Cleared
5 21 (31.34%) Linux
5 21 (31.34%) Incident Management
6 20 (29.85%) UNIX
7 15 (22.39%) Python
7 15 (22.39%) .NET
8 13 (19.40%) Spring
8 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
8 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
9 11 (16.42%) ITIL
9 11 (16.42%) Finance
10 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
10 10 (14.93%) DHCP
10 10 (14.93%) DNS
10 10 (14.93%) SLA
11 9 (13.43%) Ruby
11 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (13.43%) Migration
11 9 (13.43%) Web Accessibility
12 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
12 8 (11.94%) Banking
12 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
12 8 (11.94%) HTTP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (10.45%) Node.js
2 5 (7.46%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.93%) DHCP
2 10 (14.93%) DNS
3 8 (11.94%) HTTP
4 2 (2.99%) SMS
5 1 (1.49%) VoIP
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) Intranet
5 1 (1.49%) OSPF
5 1 (1.49%) BGP
5 1 (1.49%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
5 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.49%) VLAN
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.49%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
1 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
1 7 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (10.45%) Big Data
2 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.46%) Informix
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) JUnit
1 5 (7.46%) Mockito
1 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (7.46%) Selenium
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Introscope
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Architect
2 15 (22.39%) Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Desktop Support
5 11 (16.42%) Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Service Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (11.94%) Technical Architect
8 8 (11.94%) Consultant
8 8 (11.94%) Java Consultant
8 8 (11.94%) Java Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Digital Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Digital Technical Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) HTML
2 15 (22.39%) .NET
3 13 (19.40%) Spring
4 7 (10.45%) CSS
4 7 (10.45%) Web Services
4 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (8.96%) RESTful
6 5 (7.46%) PowerMock
6 5 (7.46%) JAX-RS
6 5 (7.46%) XML
6 5 (7.46%) XSL
6 5 (7.46%) JDBC
6 5 (7.46%) Servlets
6 5 (7.46%) SOAP
6 5 (7.46%) JSON
6 5 (7.46%) J2EE
6 5 (7.46%) WSDL
6 5 (7.46%) JAX-RPC
7 2 (2.99%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
3 7 (10.45%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.46%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) BYOD
5 2 (2.99%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Biology
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Handset
6 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 21 (31.34%) Linux
3 20 (29.85%) UNIX
4 8 (11.94%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Incident Management
3 11 (16.42%) ITIL
4 9 (13.43%) Migration
4 9 (13.43%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.45%) Machine Learning
7 6 (8.96%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.46%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (7.46%) SDLC
9 4 (5.97%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.97%) Change Management
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.48%) User Stories
11 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Java
2 15 (22.39%) Python
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) Ruby
5 8 (11.94%) SQL
5 8 (11.94%) C#
5 8 (11.94%) C++
6 7 (10.45%) R
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.49%) PhD
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.45%) StatsD
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) Citrix
3 7 (10.45%) Teradata
3 7 (10.45%) Tableau
3 7 (10.45%) Apigee
3 7 (10.45%) Mashery
4 5 (7.46%) IBM
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.99%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Compuware
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) Avaya
7 1 (1.49%) Perforce
7 1 (1.49%) AppSense
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