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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 39 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Internet 33 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.54% 1.89% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 9.21% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 11
Average daily rate £425 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
198 152 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.27% 20.57% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 83 70
Average daily rate £475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Knutsford - 10 £275 - 2
Warrington - 9 £550 - 1
Chester -2 5 £275 -24.19% 3
Crewe -8 2 - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (36.36%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) Windows
3 23 (29.87%) Banking
4 21 (27.27%) HTML
5 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (22.08%) Finance
7 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
8 15 (19.48%) ISO 9001
8 15 (19.48%) Migration
8 15 (19.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (19.48%) Mentoring
9 14 (18.18%) Oracle
10 13 (16.88%) Linux
10 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) Incident Management
11 12 (15.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
11 12 (15.58%) Unix
12 10 (12.99%) CSS
13 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
13 9 (11.69%) Billing
14 8 (10.39%) ITIL
14 8 (10.39%) HTTP
15 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
15 7 (9.09%) Apple
15 7 (9.09%) Spring
16 6 (7.79%) Intranet

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (7.79%) JBoss
2 5 (6.49%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) Drupal
3 4 (5.19%) iPlanet
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.90%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 2 (2.60%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.60%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) HTTP
2 6 (7.79%) Intranet
3 5 (6.49%) DHCP
3 5 (6.49%) DNS
3 5 (6.49%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (6.49%) SSL
3 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.30%) LAN
6 1 (1.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.30%) SMTP
6 1 (1.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) WAN
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Introscope
1 4 (5.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.30%) FindBugs
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Mockito
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (29.87%) Banking
2 17 (22.08%) Finance
3 9 (11.69%) Billing
3 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.19%) Publishing
5 3 (3.90%) Legal
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Architect
2 17 (22.08%) Desktop Support
3 16 (20.78%) Consultant
4 15 (19.48%) Java Architect
5 14 (18.18%) Java Consultant
6 13 (16.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (15.58%) Service Desk Support
8 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
9 10 (12.99%) Developer
10 9 (11.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 7 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (6.49%) Analyst
12 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
12 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) HTML
2 10 (12.99%) CSS
3 7 (9.09%) Spring
4 6 (7.79%) .NET
5 4 (5.19%) Middleware
6 3 (3.90%) XHTML
7 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.60%) jQuery
7 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.30%) CSS3
8 1 (1.30%) HTML5
8 1 (1.30%) Java EE
8 1 (1.30%) JDBC
8 1 (1.30%) JSP
8 1 (1.30%) Servlets
8 1 (1.30%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.30%) Spring Security
8 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.49%) Device Driver
2 2 (2.60%) Contactless
2 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) BYOD
3 1 (1.30%) iPad
3 1 (1.30%) iPhone
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Unix
3 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.49%) AIX
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.19%) Android
6 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) Mentoring
2 15 (19.48%) Migration
3 13 (16.88%) Incident Management
4 12 (15.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (10.39%) ITIL
6 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (6.49%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (6.49%) Web Design
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.90%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.90%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.90%) SABSA
8 3 (3.90%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.90%) Security Management
8 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 5 (6.49%) Jython
4 5 (6.49%) Korn
4 5 (6.49%) Perl
4 5 (6.49%) Python
4 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.19%) C#
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
1 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) ISO 9001
1 15 (19.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.60%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) StatsD
4 1 (1.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Apple
4 5 (6.49%) IBM
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) CA
5 4 (5.19%) Sun
6 3 (3.90%) Juniper
6 3 (3.90%) Symantec
6 3 (3.90%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe
7 2 (2.60%) Citrix
7 2 (2.60%) F5
8 1 (1.30%) Apigee
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Perforce
8 1 (1.30%) Tableau
8 1 (1.30%) Teradata
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago