The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 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 East Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 82 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Internet 16 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.99% 1.68% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 11.70% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 10
Average daily rate £125 £263 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% -5.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £9.94 £13.50 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.37% +20.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £15.90 £24.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.41%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 188 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.15% 14.35% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 87 87
Average daily rate £325 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £263 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -58.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.45 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.51 £31.60 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Internet
England

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £125 -62.26% 3
Derbyshire -20 4 - -
Leicestershire -15 3 - - 1
Lincolnshire -10 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 6
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) Windows
3 8 (19.05%) MS Office
4 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Banking
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 5 (11.90%) IIS
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.90%) Wireless
6 5 (11.90%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.52%) Time Management
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Firewall
7 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Retail
7 4 (9.52%) Google
7 4 (9.52%) Citrix
7 4 (9.52%) SAN
7 4 (9.52%) DNS
7 4 (9.52%) HP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) CICS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.38%) InDesign
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) Wireless
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.76%) Intranet
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) WLAN
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) MPLS
6 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) User Experience Manager
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) CSS3
3 1 (2.38%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) iPad
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.76%) Clustering
1 2 (4.76%) EPoS
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (9.52%) Time Management
2 4 (9.52%) Analytics
2 4 (9.52%) Project Management
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Management
4 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) OO
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) vSphere
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Google
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Coremetrics
5 3 (7.14%) Omniture
6 2 (4.76%) Altiris
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.38%) Capita