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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 98 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing Internet 38 68 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 2.46% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.94% 15.11% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 27
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£340 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.79
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -16.60%
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
425 450 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.34% 16.29% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 215 210
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £540 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 32
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 -17 22 £330 +8.19% 13
Merseyside -4 4 £350 -6.66% 1
Lancashire -28 4 £450 +136.84% 2
Cheshire -9 3 - - 7
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) WAN
3 16 (22.86%) LAN
4 15 (21.43%) HTML
4 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.00%) HTML5
6 13 (18.57%) Windows
7 12 (17.14%) .NET
8 11 (15.71%) Cisco
8 11 (15.71%) Firewall
8 11 (15.71%) Wireless
9 10 (14.29%) jQuery
9 10 (14.29%) MPLS
9 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 10 (14.29%) Web Services
10 9 (12.86%) CSS
10 9 (12.86%) Nortel
10 9 (12.86%) OSPF
10 9 (12.86%) EIGRP
10 9 (12.86%) Migration
10 9 (12.86%) Scrum
10 9 (12.86%) VPLS
10 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
11 8 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (11.43%) New Media
11 8 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (11.43%) BGP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) WAN
2 16 (22.86%) LAN
3 11 (15.71%) Firewall
3 11 (15.71%) Wireless
4 10 (14.29%) MPLS
5 9 (12.86%) OSPF
5 9 (12.86%) EIGRP
5 9 (12.86%) VPLS
5 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (11.43%) BGP
6 8 (11.43%) DMZ
7 4 (5.71%) SAN
7 4 (5.71%) NAS
7 4 (5.71%) Network Security
8 3 (4.29%) Intranet
9 2 (2.86%) IKE
9 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) OLAP
2 1 (1.43%) OLTP
2 1 (1.43%) QlikView
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.86%) Ant
2 2 (2.86%) JUnit
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.43%) XMLUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.43%) PeopleTools
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) HttpUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 4 (5.71%) Games
1 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Project Leader
2 11 (15.71%) Technical Project Leader
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Information Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Data Modeller
7 3 (4.29%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Product Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.86%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) HTML
2 14 (20.00%) HTML5
3 12 (17.14%) .NET
4 10 (14.29%) Web Services
4 10 (14.29%) jQuery
5 9 (12.86%) CSS
6 5 (7.14%) MooTools
6 5 (7.14%) Dojo
7 4 (5.71%) XHTML
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) WCF
8 2 (2.86%) CSS3
8 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.43%) RESTful
9 1 (1.43%) Java EE
9 1 (1.43%) JSON
9 1 (1.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) New Media
2 5 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Animation
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Life Science
3 4 (5.71%) IPTV
4 3 (4.29%) Clustering
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.86%) Informatics
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.43%) Handset
6 1 (1.43%) CESG
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.43%) Open Source
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.86%) Scrum
2 9 (12.86%) Migration
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) OO
4 6 (8.57%) TDD
4 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.57%) Project Governance
4 6 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) OOP
6 4 (5.71%) MVC
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.71%) Web Development
7 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.29%) User Stories
7 3 (4.29%) Information Assurance
7 3 (4.29%) Product Management
7 3 (4.29%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.43%) C#
2 8 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
3 3 (4.29%) C
3 3 (4.29%) R
4 2 (2.86%) Ruby
4 2 (2.86%) SQL
5 1 (1.43%) VBScript
5 1 (1.43%) SQR
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) PhD
2 2 (2.86%) CCNP
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) CISSP
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CISA
3 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) RACF
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco
3 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.86%) Nortel
5 8 (11.43%) Oracle
5 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.29%) Adobe
6 3 (4.29%) F5
7 2 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Juniper
7 2 (2.86%) IronPort
7 2 (2.86%) VMware
8 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.43%) BT
8 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.43%) Aruba
8 1 (1.43%) Nokia
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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