The first table below looks at the demand for Extranet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extranet 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 West 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
Extranet
Rank 133 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Extranet 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 1.02% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £41.00
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
387 392 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.83% 14.56% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 193
Average daily rate £300 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 57
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Extranet
England

Extranet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Extranet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Extranet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Extranet Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Extranet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Extranet Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Extranet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extranet within the North West 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
Manchester - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - - 1
Extranet
England

Extranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Extranet 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 Extranet.

1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL

Extranet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Extranet 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 Extranet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
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