The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank - 27 27
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 4.00% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.59 £14.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-10.07% -15.53%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.83% 26.67% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 7
Average daily rate £400 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Internet
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA