The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.00% 1.87% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 11.76% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £438 £365 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -2.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.37 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.09% +18.57%

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
11 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.00% 15.89% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Median daily rate £400 £355 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £201 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £492 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +66.66%
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 Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Chester region with a requirement for Internet.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) BYOD
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OOP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) BYOD
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) RIA
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
1 1 (14.29%) Microservices
1 1 (14.29%) OOP
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Workday