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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 58 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.62% 2.30% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 13.68% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +10.52%
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
68 95 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.51% 16.78% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 25
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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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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 +2 3 - - 2
Durham -7 1 £285 -25.00% 2
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) iptables
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) TSYS
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Xen

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Copywriter
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Test Management
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
1 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) TSYS