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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 66 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 20 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 3.28% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 32.32% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 10
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£338 £300 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £354 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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 99 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.45% 10.14% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 57 52
Average daily rate £338 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) Linux
5 10 (27.03%) Windows
5 10 (27.03%) Python
5 10 (27.03%) PHP
6 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.62%) DNS
7 8 (21.62%) IBM
7 8 (21.62%) Lotus
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) IIS
7 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
7 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
7 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (18.92%) vSphere
8 7 (18.92%) NetBackup
8 7 (18.92%) Ruby
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (18.92%) SCCM
8 7 (18.92%) SCOM
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) NAS
8 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (21.62%) IIS
1 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
1 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (18.92%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (16.22%) Node.js
4 5 (13.51%) Apache
5 4 (10.81%) CMS
5 4 (10.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (5.41%) nginx
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.70%) Drupal
7 1 (2.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) NAS
3 6 (16.22%) SSL
4 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (8.11%) Redis
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.70%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (8.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
4 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Support Assistant
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Assistant
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) LAMP
5 2 (5.41%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) LINQ
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) Online Games
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) Web Development
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) CMMI
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Kanban
5 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.41%) Line Management
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Python
1 10 (27.03%) PHP
2 7 (18.92%) Ruby
2 7 (18.92%) C++
3 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
3 7 (18.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) NetBackup
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
1 7 (18.92%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) IBM
2 8 (21.62%) Lotus
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Symantec
3 7 (18.92%) EMC
4 4 (10.81%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Percona
6 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Nokia
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) Google
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