The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 61 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 24 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.22% 1.84% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 13.41% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
Internet
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
196 82 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.10% 13.74% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 49 11
Average daily rate £475 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 11
Average hourly rate £14.25 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 17 £532 +147.20% 1
Durham - 6 £95 - 5
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) HTML
4 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (20.45%) .NET
5 9 (20.45%) Linux
5 9 (20.45%) Python
5 9 (20.45%) UNIX
6 8 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 8 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
7 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (15.91%) C++
7 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
7 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
8 6 (13.64%) HP
8 6 (13.64%) Firewall
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (11.36%) Ruby
9 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
9 5 (11.36%) VLAN
9 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.36%) Juniper
9 5 (11.36%) C#
9 5 (11.36%) SQL
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
9 5 (11.36%) Network Security
9 5 (11.36%) TippingPoint

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) VLAN
2 5 (11.36%) Network Security
2 5 (11.36%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 4 (9.09%) WAN
3 4 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (6.82%) HTTP
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) Intranet
6 1 (2.27%) ATM
6 1 (2.27%) DNS
6 1 (2.27%) SAN
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Redis
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.27%) FishEye
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (6.82%) ETL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (2.27%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.27%) Economics
5 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) UNIX
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Fedora
7 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.82%) ETL
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.55%) Web Design
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) User Stories
5 1 (2.27%) DevOps
5 1 (2.27%) Test Planning
5 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.27%) BDD
5 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.27%) Change Control
5 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CISA
3 1 (2.27%) CISMP
3 1 (2.27%) CAPM
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
1 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) yum
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
2 6 (13.64%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Juniper
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) TippingPoint
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) TSYS
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.27%) SaltStack