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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 59 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.86% 0.63% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.13% 3.88% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£463 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+19.70% -10.00%
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
119 129 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.28% 16.37% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 54
Average daily rate £438 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.12% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £615 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.03% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £14.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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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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
Crewe - 10 - -
Chester -7 2 £335 -4.28%
Warrington - 1 £800 - 2
Daresbury - 1 - - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 18 (42.86%) Java
4 15 (35.71%) Oracle
4 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
7 11 (26.19%) Web Services
8 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.43%) JSON
9 9 (21.43%) XML
9 9 (21.43%) Linux
10 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.05%) ITIL
10 8 (19.05%) UNIX
10 8 (19.05%) Citrix
10 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (16.67%) StatsD
11 7 (16.67%) Apigee
11 7 (16.67%) Mashery
11 7 (16.67%) R
11 7 (16.67%) Node.js
11 7 (16.67%) Tableau
11 7 (16.67%) Machine Learning
11 7 (16.67%) Big Data
11 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (16.67%) IaaS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (16.67%) Node.js
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.67%) DHCP
2 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.38%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
1 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (14.29%) Informix
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Selenium
1 6 (14.29%) Mockito
1 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 6 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Introscope
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) Web Services
3 9 (21.43%) XML
3 9 (21.43%) JSON
4 7 (16.67%) RESTful
4 7 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (14.29%) J2EE
5 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) JDBC
5 6 (14.29%) Servlets
5 6 (14.29%) SOAP
5 6 (14.29%) XSL
5 6 (14.29%) WSDL
5 6 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
5 6 (14.29%) PowerMock
5 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 6 (14.29%) Spring
6 5 (11.90%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.14%) PKI
3 3 (7.14%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) BYOD
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Biology
5 1 (2.38%) Handset
5 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 7 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (14.29%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Open Source
9 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) R
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) PhD
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.67%) StatsD
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Citrix
3 7 (16.67%) Teradata
3 7 (16.67%) Tableau
3 7 (16.67%) Apigee
3 7 (16.67%) Mashery
4 6 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Compuware
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) Perforce
6 1 (2.38%) AppSense
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