The table below looks at the statistics for Extranet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extranet over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extranet
Rank 535 501 440
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -61
Contract jobs citing Extranet 44 50 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.78% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 59
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Extranet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Extranet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Extranet
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Extranet Daily Rate Trend in England

Extranet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extranet across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Extranet Daily Rate Histogram in England

Extranet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Extranet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Extranet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extranet within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +7 20 £481 +13.23% 1
South East -27 10 £475 +72.81%
East of England -7 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 3 £130 -67.50%
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Extranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Extranet 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 Extranet.

1 48 (39.34%) Internet
2 42 (34.43%) Intranet
3 38 (31.15%) SQL Server
3 38 (31.15%) SharePoint
4 33 (27.05%) Firewall
5 31 (25.41%) Cisco
6 30 (24.59%) JavaScript
7 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
8 28 (22.95%) LAN
9 27 (22.13%) .NET
9 27 (22.13%) WAN
10 25 (20.49%) Project Management
11 24 (19.67%) C#
12 23 (18.85%) jQuery
13 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (18.03%) HTML
13 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET
14 21 (17.21%) Finance
14 21 (17.21%) Network Design
14 21 (17.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 20 (16.39%) CheckPoint
16 19 (15.57%) OSPF
16 19 (15.57%) BGP
16 19 (15.57%) XML
16 19 (15.57%) SQL
16 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
16 19 (15.57%) Retail
17 18 (14.75%) Migration
17 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
18 17 (13.93%) Windows

Extranet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Extranet 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 Extranet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (31.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (17.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (9.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (8.20%) CMS
5 7 (5.74%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.10%) Documentum
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.46%) Lync
9 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.64%) Apache
9 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.64%) concrete5
10 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.82%) IIS
10 1 (0.82%) Node.js
10 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.84%) MS Project
2 12 (9.84%) InfoPath
3 10 (8.20%) MS Office
4 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (39.34%) Internet
2 42 (34.43%) Intranet
3 33 (27.05%) Firewall
4 28 (22.95%) LAN
5 27 (22.13%) WAN
6 19 (15.57%) OSPF
6 19 (15.57%) BGP
7 16 (13.11%) EIGRP
8 14 (11.48%) IP Telephony
9 12 (9.84%) Network Security
10 11 (9.02%) MPLS
11 10 (8.20%) VPN
11 10 (8.20%) Multicast
12 8 (6.56%) HTTP
13 7 (5.74%) ATM
14 5 (4.10%) DNS
15 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (2.46%) Junos
17 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
17 2 (1.64%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.82%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.64%) JIRA
3 2 (1.64%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.82%) Firebug
4 1 (0.82%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.82%) JUnit
4 1 (0.82%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 21 (17.21%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
2 19 (15.57%) Retail
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
3 7 (5.74%) Legal
3 7 (5.74%) Publishing
4 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Law
5 5 (4.10%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.46%) German Language
7 2 (1.64%) Billing
7 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Developer
2 25 (20.49%) Architect
3 23 (18.85%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (14.75%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.48%) Security Architect
6 13 (10.66%) Consultant
7 8 (6.56%) SharePoint Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Administrator
9 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Administrator
9 5 (4.10%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Network Security Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Senior SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.13%) .NET
2 23 (18.85%) jQuery
3 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET
3 22 (18.03%) HTML
4 19 (15.57%) XML
5 14 (11.48%) Web Services
6 13 (10.66%) CSS
7 9 (7.38%) XSLT
7 9 (7.38%) REST
8 8 (6.56%) Spring
9 6 (4.92%) EJB
10 5 (4.10%) J2EE
10 5 (4.10%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.10%) CSS3
10 5 (4.10%) HTML5
11 4 (3.28%) WCF
11 4 (3.28%) WF
11 4 (3.28%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.28%) Middleware
11 4 (3.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) User Experience
2 3 (2.46%) Clustering
3 2 (1.64%) Copywriting
3 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.82%) Social Media
4 1 (0.82%) IVR
4 1 (0.82%) SecurID
4 1 (0.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
4 3 (2.46%) UNIX
5 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Project Management
2 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.21%) Network Design
4 18 (14.75%) Migration
5 16 (13.11%) E-Commerce
6 15 (12.30%) Network Architecture
7 13 (10.66%) Web Development
7 13 (10.66%) Workflow
8 12 (9.84%) B2B
8 12 (9.84%) Content Management
9 11 (9.02%) Network Management
9 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (7.38%) RUP
11 9 (7.38%) ITIL
11 9 (7.38%) Document Management
12 7 (5.74%) CRM
12 7 (5.74%) Scrum
13 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.59%) JavaScript
2 24 (19.67%) C#
3 19 (15.57%) SQL
4 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.20%) Java
6 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.28%) C++
8 3 (2.46%) Tcl
8 3 (2.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.64%) C
9 2 (1.64%) VBScript
9 2 (1.64%) VB
9 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.64%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.84%) CCNP
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.10%) CCIE
4 5 (4.10%) CCNA
4 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) MCSA
5 4 (3.28%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.46%) CCSP
6 3 (2.46%) Degree
6 3 (2.46%) CCSA
7 2 (1.64%) MCDST
7 2 (1.64%) MCTS
7 2 (1.64%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) MCP
7 2 (1.64%) MCSE
8 1 (0.82%) PMP
8 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
1 2 (1.64%) QA
1 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) ISA Server
2 3 (2.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) XenApp
2 3 (2.46%) UAG
2 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (0.82%) Nessus
2 1 (0.82%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) Cisco
2 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.56%) Juniper
4 8 (6.56%) IBM
5 6 (4.92%) Citrix
6 5 (4.10%) Oracle
6 5 (4.10%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.28%) Symantec
7 4 (3.28%) VMware
8 3 (2.46%) Endeca
9 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.64%) Open Text
9 2 (1.64%) ExactTarget
9 2 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (0.82%) Nortel
10 1 (0.82%) Avaya
10 1 (0.82%) Adobe
10 1 (0.82%) Sun
10 1 (0.82%) Altiris