The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Leicester 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank - 18 20
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 3.36% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 23.53% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.81% 14.29% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £200 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £467 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Internet
Leicestershire

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 24 April 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 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Omniture
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Coremetrics
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Omniture
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Coremetrics
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris