The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
England / North West
Rank 111 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.80% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 11.94% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 29
Median daily rate £416 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £356 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.39 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.87 £19.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.26%

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
393 578 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.15% 15.11% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 327 213
Median daily rate £383 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.15 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +30.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £43.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 13 £413 -20.28% 38
Cheshire +7 5 £450 -14.28% 17
Lancashire +7 4 £250 -66.66% 11
Merseyside +1 4 £205 -52.87% 8
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.10%) Windows
3 17 (20.48%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (16.87%) C#
4 14 (16.87%) VoIP
4 14 (16.87%) LAN
5 13 (15.66%) .NET
5 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
6 12 (14.46%) Linux
6 12 (14.46%) WAN
6 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (13.25%) Finance
7 11 (13.25%) Cisco
8 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
8 10 (12.05%) CCIE
8 10 (12.05%) Web Services
9 9 (10.84%) CCNP
9 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.64%) User Experience
10 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
10 8 (9.64%) Network Security
10 8 (9.64%) Network Architecture
10 8 (9.64%) Firewall
10 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.64%) Project Management
10 8 (9.64%) Unix
10 8 (9.64%) ITIL
10 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.64%) MS Office

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) SAS
3 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.61%) Office 365
4 2 (2.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (16.87%) LAN
2 14 (16.87%) VoIP
3 12 (14.46%) WAN
4 8 (9.64%) Firewall
4 8 (9.64%) Network Security
5 7 (8.43%) DNS
5 7 (8.43%) Intranet
6 5 (6.02%) Broadband
6 5 (6.02%) VLAN
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
7 4 (4.82%) Extranet
7 4 (4.82%) PBX
8 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.61%) MPLS
8 3 (3.61%) NFC
8 3 (3.61%) RFID
8 3 (3.61%) SAN
8 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.41%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) GIS
3 3 (3.61%) SQLite
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (3.61%) MSI
4 1 (1.20%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.20%) Moq
4 1 (1.20%) NUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Local Government
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Architect
3 9 (10.84%) Administrator
3 9 (10.84%) Network Architect
4 8 (9.64%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.02%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.02%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Lead Security Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.02%) Node.js
4 5 (6.02%) XML
5 4 (4.82%) jQuery
5 4 (4.82%) WCF
5 4 (4.82%) WF
6 3 (3.61%) HTML
6 3 (3.61%) HTML5
6 3 (3.61%) SOAP
6 3 (3.61%) WPF
7 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.41%) CSS
7 2 (2.41%) React
7 2 (2.41%) REST
7 2 (2.41%) Spring
8 1 (1.20%) Ajax
8 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) User Experience
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.02%) BYOD
4 5 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.61%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.41%) Interactive TV
7 2 (2.41%) IPTV
7 2 (2.41%) MHEG
8 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.20%) Blog
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.20%) New Media
8 1 (1.20%) PKI
8 1 (1.20%) RIA
8 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Unix
4 6 (7.23%) Android
4 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.02%) AIX
5 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (9.64%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) Network Architecture
2 8 (9.64%) Project Management
2 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
3 7 (8.43%) ITIL V3
3 7 (8.43%) Migration
4 6 (7.23%) Analytics
5 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.02%) OOP
5 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.02%) TDD
6 4 (4.82%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.82%) High Availability
6 4 (4.82%) Scrum
6 4 (4.82%) SOA
6 4 (4.82%) Social Engineering
6 4 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) C#
2 8 (9.64%) Java
3 7 (8.43%) SQL
4 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.82%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.41%) C++
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.05%) CCIE
3 9 (10.84%) CCNP
4 6 (7.23%) CCNA
5 5 (6.02%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.61%) Degree
7 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) ISEB
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.20%) MCAD
8 1 (1.20%) MCP
8 1 (1.20%) MCSD
8 1 (1.20%) MCSE
8 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.20%) PMO
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
1 2 (2.41%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Cisco
3 7 (8.43%) Google
4 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.23%) VMware
5 5 (6.02%) Veritas
6 4 (4.82%) Nintex
7 3 (3.61%) GENBAND
8 2 (2.41%) BroadSoft
8 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.41%) Lotus
8 2 (2.41%) OpenTV
8 2 (2.41%) Teradata
9 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
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