The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 76 67 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -40
Contract jobs citing Internet 23 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 1.56% 6.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 14.39% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 40
Average daily rate
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£415 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £311
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -11.86%
Internet
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 132 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.84% 10.85% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 89 101
Average daily rate £311 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) UNIX
3 12 (37.50%) DevOps
4 11 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (34.38%) Puppet
4 11 (34.38%) Apache
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) MySQL
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
5 10 (31.25%) Redis
6 9 (28.13%) Couchbase
6 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) SimpleDB
6 9 (28.13%) Salt
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) nginx
8 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Kanban
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (34.38%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) nginx
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.63%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (21.88%) Amazon S3
2 7 (21.88%) Route 53
2 7 (21.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (21.88%) DMZ
2 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) FWSM
7 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.13%) OSPF
7 1 (3.13%) BGP
7 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
1 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
1 10 (31.25%) Redis
2 9 (28.13%) Couchbase
2 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
2 9 (28.13%) SimpleDB
3 7 (21.88%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) Informix
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Big Data
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Chief Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) POSIX
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) Dojo
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) DHTML
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (9.38%) RIA
2 3 (9.38%) IBM XIV
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.25%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.13%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) UNIX
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) TDD
3 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Kanban
4 7 (21.88%) Network Design
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Change Management
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.88%) Ruby
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCNA
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) NCDA
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 9 (28.13%) Salt
3 7 (21.88%) HAProxy
4 6 (18.75%) Ansible
5 3 (9.38%) SCCM
5 3 (9.38%) SCOM
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
7 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Opsview
7 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (3.13%) WSUS
7 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) hybris
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Brocade
5 5 (15.63%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.13%) Percona
9 1 (3.13%) Veeam
9 1 (3.13%) McAfee
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec
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