The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 North East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 52 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 9.68% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 31 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.45% 9.09% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 47
Average daily rate £339 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +78.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.61 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.65 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Internet
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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
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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 1 £450 - 6
Durham - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Intranet
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) PMI
3 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Drupal
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) DSL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Intranet
2 2 (16.67%) 3G
2 2 (16.67%) DSL
2 2 (16.67%) 4G
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) JMS
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) OCP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft