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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 48 65 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 2 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.65% 0.25% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.41% 1.50% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 16
Average daily rate
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£513 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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
116 133 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.81% 16.58% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 66
Average daily rate £450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £223 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Warrington - 13 £550 - 3
Crewe - 6 - - 1
Chester -7 2 £475 +35.71% 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (52.83%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) HTML
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
5 16 (30.19%) Oracle
6 15 (28.30%) Linux
6 15 (28.30%) Incident Management
7 14 (26.42%) UNIX
7 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
8 13 (24.53%) Python
8 13 (24.53%) .NET
8 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.87%) Finance
10 10 (18.87%) Web Services
11 9 (16.98%) Spring
12 8 (15.09%) JSON
12 8 (15.09%) Citrix
12 8 (15.09%) XML
13 7 (13.21%) ITIL
13 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.21%) Teradata
13 7 (13.21%) Ruby
13 7 (13.21%) StatsD
13 7 (13.21%) Apigee
13 7 (13.21%) Mashery
13 7 (13.21%) Tableau
13 7 (13.21%) Machine Learning

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (13.21%) Node.js
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (9.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.21%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.77%) SMS
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) Intranet
6 1 (1.89%) OSPF
6 1 (1.89%) BGP
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.89%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
1 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
1 7 (13.21%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (13.21%) Big Data
1 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.43%) Informix
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Selenium
1 5 (9.43%) Mockito
1 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (9.43%) JUnit
2 1 (1.89%) Introscope
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Architect
6 7 (13.21%) Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (7.55%) Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) Senior Technical Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Java Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Java Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Senior Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Digital Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Digital Technical Architect
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) HTML
2 13 (24.53%) .NET
3 10 (18.87%) Web Services
4 9 (16.98%) Spring
5 8 (15.09%) JSON
5 8 (15.09%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (11.32%) RESTful
8 5 (9.43%) PowerMock
8 5 (9.43%) JAX-RS
8 5 (9.43%) OAuth
8 5 (9.43%) XSL
8 5 (9.43%) WSDL
8 5 (9.43%) JAX-RPC
8 5 (9.43%) SAML
8 5 (9.43%) J2EE
8 5 (9.43%) CSS
8 5 (9.43%) JDBC
8 5 (9.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Visualisation
3 6 (11.32%) Device Driver
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 3 (5.66%) PKI
6 2 (3.77%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.77%) BYOD
7 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.89%) Biology
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.89%) Handset
7 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 14 (26.42%) UNIX
4 6 (11.32%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Incident Management
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Web Accessibility
3 7 (13.21%) Machine Learning
4 6 (11.32%) TDD
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (9.43%) SDLC
5 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) User Stories
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.66%) SOA
7 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Open Source
9 1 (1.89%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.53%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) Ruby
3 7 (13.21%) R
4 6 (11.32%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) C++
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (13.21%) StatsD
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Citrix
3 7 (13.21%) Teradata
3 7 (13.21%) Tableau
3 7 (13.21%) Apigee
3 7 (13.21%) Mashery
4 5 (9.43%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Compuware
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Avaya
6 1 (1.89%) Perforce
6 1 (1.89%) AppSense
Crewe, Cheshire
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Rate: £17.33 per hour
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Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
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