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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 53 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.68% 0.66% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.92% 3.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £285 - £436
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.08% 18.48% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 36
Average daily rate £273 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £328 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £10.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 9 £285 - 3
Durham - 2 - - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Intranet
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) DB2
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) RPG
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) FTP
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) SNA
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) COBOL
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (21.43%) PMI
4 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 3 (21.43%) IBM Certification

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (21.43%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Intranet
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) FTP
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) SNA
3 3 (21.43%) APPN
4 2 (14.29%) 4G
4 2 (14.29%) DSL
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) APPC
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) HTML5
1 3 (21.43%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
1 3 (21.43%) AS400
1 3 (21.43%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) i5/OS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) OS/400
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) RPG
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) COBOL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) OCP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) PowerHA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) NetIQ