The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 28 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.97% 1.30% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 9.09% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£401 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.18%
Internet
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.84% 14.29% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -75.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £11.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) CMS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe