The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 46 28 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.82% 3.94% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 21.79% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 0
Median daily rate £425 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.74 £16.50 £12.68
% change year-on-year
+19.62% +30.12%
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
93 179 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.11% 18.06% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 130 72
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 4 £319 -27.55% 4
Warrington -6 3 £650 +18.18% 3
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Local Government
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) GIS
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
3 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) Social Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (12.50%) BYOD
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (12.50%) N-Tier

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Informix
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Introscope
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) QUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JDBC
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) LESS
2 1 (6.25%) PowerMock
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Sass
2 1 (6.25%) Servlets
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) BYOD
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) RIA
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) AIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Social Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) SEO
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Compuware
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Perforce
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Workday