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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 69 35 63
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +28
Contract jobs citing Internet 6 46 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 3.97% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 28.05% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -15.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £356 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Median hourly rate - £17.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £16.79 £12.89
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +30.30%
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
126 164 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.71% 14.16% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 104 61
Median daily rate £425 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.33 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -36.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +3 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 13 (56.52%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) Clustering
5 6 (26.09%) JBoss
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) VB
6 5 (21.74%) IIS
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
6 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) REST
7 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC

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 6 (26.09%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) GIS
4 1 (4.35%) Informix
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Mockito
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.70%) Checkstyle
3 2 (8.70%) FindBugs
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Introscope
4 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.35%) QUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Architect
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Integration Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) JSP
3 4 (17.39%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) XSD
4 3 (13.04%) CAML
4 3 (13.04%) JDBC
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) Servlets
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Spring Security
5 2 (8.70%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Internet of Things
2 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) PMI
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Health Informatics
5 1 (4.35%) Informatics
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
5 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) ArchiMate
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) OWASP
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) FQL
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
2 2 (8.70%) MCTS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (8.70%) UAG
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (8.70%) SmoothWall
3 1 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Perforce
3 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) Brocade
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Axway
5 1 (4.35%) Compuware
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas