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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 56 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 27 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.74% 1.27% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.42% 7.14% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£558 £333 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.66% +20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £327 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £339 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £311
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -11.86%
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
139 140 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.11% 17.83% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 50
Average daily rate £420 £340 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.37% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Crewe - 9 - -
Warrington -3 8 £650 - 7
Chester -3 3 £355 +6.76% 3
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 19 (43.18%) Windows
4 17 (38.64%) Oracle
4 17 (38.64%) Finance
5 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 13 (29.55%) Web Services
8 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
9 11 (25.00%) JSON
9 11 (25.00%) XML
10 9 (20.45%) Selenium
10 9 (20.45%) RESTful
11 8 (18.18%) Degree
11 8 (18.18%) Mockito
11 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
11 8 (18.18%) PowerMock
11 8 (18.18%) JAX-RS
11 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
11 8 (18.18%) TDD
11 8 (18.18%) Spring
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (18.18%) WSDL
11 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 8 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (15.91%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) IaaS
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) Intranet
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 8 (18.18%) Informix
2 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.91%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (15.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) Mockito
2 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 8 (18.18%) JUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Introscope
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
4 7 (15.91%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Digital Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (29.55%) Web Services
3 11 (25.00%) JSON
3 11 (25.00%) XML
4 9 (20.45%) RESTful
5 8 (18.18%) PowerMock
5 8 (18.18%) JAX-RS
5 8 (18.18%) Spring
5 8 (18.18%) WSDL
5 8 (18.18%) JAX-RPC
5 8 (18.18%) XSL
5 8 (18.18%) CSS
5 8 (18.18%) JDBC
5 8 (18.18%) Servlets
5 8 (18.18%) SOAP
5 8 (18.18%) J2EE
6 7 (15.91%) .NET
6 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
3 6 (13.64%) Device Driver
4 5 (11.36%) Online Banking
5 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
6 3 (6.82%) PKI
7 2 (4.55%) BYOD
7 2 (4.55%) User Experience
8 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.27%) Handset
8 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
2 8 (18.18%) TDD
2 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Web Accessibility
3 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
3 7 (15.91%) Machine Learning
3 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.82%) SOA
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Identity Management
4 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) UML
6 1 (2.27%) OO
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) R
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) StatsD
1 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
2 8 (18.18%) IBM
3 7 (15.91%) Teradata
3 7 (15.91%) Apigee
3 7 (15.91%) Mashery
3 7 (15.91%) Tableau
4 4 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Compuware
5 3 (6.82%) Perforce
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) AppSense
6 1 (2.27%) IronPort
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