The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extranet
Rank 146 132 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing Extranet 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.096% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.73% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +43.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.75% -11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+146.15% -3.70%
Extranet
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
510 409 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.12% 13.04% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 178 126
Average daily rate £325 £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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
Manchester - 3 - - 2
Cheshire -8 1 £350 -17.64%
Extranet
England

Extranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM

Extranet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft