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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 121 109 85
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing Internet 43 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 1.13% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 8.75% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 29
Median daily rate £383 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £545 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £16.16 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.95% +19.70%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
571 480 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.19% 12.96% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 242 183
Median daily rate £385 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire -8 14 £385 -16.70% 4
Merseyside +8 13 £325 -10.34% 1
Manchester -16 10 £408 +1.87% 18
Lancashire +2 3 £440 -20.00% 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 43 (40.57%) Java
2 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.42%) Linux
5 24 (22.64%) .NET
5 24 (22.64%) Oracle
6 23 (21.70%) Windows
7 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
7 19 (17.92%) Unix
8 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
8 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (14.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (14.15%) Project Management
9 15 (14.15%) Finance
10 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
10 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
10 14 (13.21%) Web Services
10 14 (13.21%) IIS
10 14 (13.21%) CSS
10 14 (13.21%) HTML
10 14 (13.21%) JBoss
11 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
11 13 (12.26%) SQL
11 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (12.26%) PowerShell
12 12 (11.32%) .NET Framework
12 12 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (11.32%) Node.js
12 12 (11.32%) AngularJS
12 12 (11.32%) PHP

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 14 (13.21%) IIS
1 14 (13.21%) JBoss
2 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.32%) Apache
4 10 (9.43%) WebSphere
5 8 (7.55%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.60%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (6.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (3.77%) Drupal
8 3 (2.83%) CMS
8 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.89%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.89%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.55%) IaaS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) DNS
1 12 (11.32%) HTTP
1 12 (11.32%) LAN
1 12 (11.32%) WAN
2 11 (10.38%) Firewall
2 11 (10.38%) SSL
3 10 (9.43%) Intranet
4 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.66%) Wireless
6 5 (4.72%) SMTP
6 5 (4.72%) VPN
7 3 (2.83%) BGP
7 3 (2.83%) DHCP
7 3 (2.83%) Network Security
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.89%) FWSM
8 2 (1.89%) VLAN
8 2 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.49%) MySQL
4 8 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.83%) Big Data
7 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) MS Access
8 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.94%) OLTP
8 1 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.60%) JIRA
1 7 (6.60%) Selenium
2 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.72%) Checkstyle
3 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.72%) FindBugs
3 5 (4.72%) Maven
3 5 (4.72%) Mockito
3 5 (4.72%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.89%) Introscope
5 2 (1.89%) JUnit
5 2 (1.89%) NUnit
5 2 (1.89%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.89%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.60%) Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Billing
5 5 (4.72%) Marketing
5 5 (4.72%) Publishing
6 4 (3.77%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.47%) Architect
2 21 (19.81%) Developer
3 17 (16.04%) Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) Technical Architect
5 9 (8.49%) Digital Architect
5 9 (8.49%) Digital Technical Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Network Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Network Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Telecoms Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Java Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Technical Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) .NET
2 15 (14.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (13.21%) CSS
3 14 (13.21%) HTML
3 14 (13.21%) Web Services
4 12 (11.32%) .NET Framework
4 12 (11.32%) AngularJS
4 12 (11.32%) Node.js
5 11 (10.38%) JSP
6 10 (9.43%) jQuery
7 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.55%) LAMP
8 8 (7.55%) XML
9 6 (5.66%) CAML
9 6 (5.66%) Spring
9 6 (5.66%) XSLT
10 5 (4.72%) Java EE
10 5 (4.72%) Servlets
10 5 (4.72%) SOAP
10 5 (4.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) User Experience
3 8 (7.55%) PMI
4 7 (6.60%) N-Tier
4 7 (6.60%) Social Media
5 6 (5.66%) Clustering
6 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.72%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.77%) Online Banking
7 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.94%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Linux
2 23 (21.70%) Windows
3 19 (17.92%) Unix
4 12 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.83%) Android
9 2 (1.89%) AIX
9 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.15%) Project Management
3 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.32%) ITIL
4 12 (11.32%) UML
5 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.43%) Web Accessibility
7 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.49%) Scrum
8 8 (7.55%) Capacity Management
8 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.55%) MVC
8 8 (7.55%) Security Management
8 8 (7.55%) TDD
9 7 (6.60%) BPMN
9 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (6.60%) eTOM
9 7 (6.60%) OOP
9 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.57%) Java
2 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.26%) PowerShell
3 13 (12.26%) SQL
4 12 (11.32%) PHP
5 9 (8.49%) C#
5 9 (8.49%) Python
6 7 (6.60%) VB
7 5 (4.72%) FQL
8 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.83%) R
9 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) Jython
10 2 (1.89%) Korn
10 2 (1.89%) Perl
10 2 (1.89%) Ruby
10 2 (1.89%) VBScript
11 1 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Degree
1 10 (9.43%) ISEB
2 9 (8.49%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) CCNP
4 6 (5.66%) MCITP
4 6 (5.66%) MCTS
4 6 (5.66%) RHCE
5 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.77%) CCNA
6 4 (3.77%) CISSP
7 3 (2.83%) CISM
8 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.94%) CCIE
9 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.94%) MCSE
9 1 (0.94%) PMP
9 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) ISO 9001
1 5 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (5.66%) UAG
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.89%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.94%) Firmware
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) Snort
6 1 (0.94%) vCloud
6 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Xen
6 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (8.49%) Puppet
2 8 (7.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (7.55%) StatsD
3 4 (3.77%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.89%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.89%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.94%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Oracle
2 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.38%) VMware
5 10 (9.43%) Cisco
5 10 (9.43%) Citrix
6 8 (7.55%) Apigee
6 8 (7.55%) Brocade
6 8 (7.55%) IBM
6 8 (7.55%) Mashery
7 7 (6.60%) HP
8 6 (5.66%) Perforce
9 5 (4.72%) F5
10 4 (3.77%) Juniper
10 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.83%) Tableau
11 3 (2.83%) Teradata
12 2 (1.89%) Infor
12 2 (1.89%) Sony
12 2 (1.89%) Splunk
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