The first table below looks at the demand for Intranet 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 Intranet over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intranet
Rank 67 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Intranet 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 4.10% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.13% 16.25% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 65
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £224 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £9.20 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Intranet
North West

Intranet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intranet across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intranet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Intranet
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intranet across the Cheshire region.

Intranet Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Intranet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intranet across the Cheshire region.

Intranet Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Intranet
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 Intranet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
Intranet
North West

Intranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Intranet 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 Intranet.

1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) MCP
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) OpenView
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Project
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Back Office
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (16.67%) Use Case
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) CSS

Intranet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Intranet 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 Intranet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) PMO Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) PMO Lead
4 2 (16.67%) Web Editor
4 2 (16.67%) Web Content Editor
4 2 (16.67%) Content Editor
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) OpenView
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Stellent
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle