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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 3.77% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 18.78% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 4
Median daily rate £463 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £230 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £572 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £17.77 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-16.53% +22.05%

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
84 181 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.36% 20.04% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 110 82
Median daily rate £338 £473 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +38.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Warrington +11 3 £650 +18.18% 2
Chester +1 2 £438 +19.86%
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (23.53%) BYOD
3 4 (23.53%) Local Government
3 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) GIS
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Social Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (17.65%) RHCSA
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.76%) Windows

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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (23.53%) BYOD
3 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) RIA
5 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) AIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Social Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Microservices
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Typography
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) RHCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Workday