The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 20 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.12% 4.55% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 61.54% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.34% 7.39% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate £475 £500 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +45.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Internet of Things
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) CGI
2 1 (20.00%) SSL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) CGI
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat