The table below looks at the statistics for Intranet 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 Intranet over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intranet
Rank 112 113 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Intranet 24 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.55% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 4.18% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 17
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£308 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £281 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £443 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% -11.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -40.00%
Intranet
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
448 383 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.29% 13.23% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 179 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 57
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Intranet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Intranet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Intranet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Intranet Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Intranet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intranet across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Intranet Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Intranet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Intranet Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Intranet
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 Intranet within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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 -1 15 £315 -3.07% 12
Cheshire +1 5 £350 -17.64% 5
Lancashire -12 2 £270 -
Merseyside -2 1 £375 -
Intranet
England

Intranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Intranet 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 Intranet.

1 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) .NET
3 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.43%) Windows
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.05%) MVC
7 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) CRM
8 6 (14.29%) Service Management
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.90%) CSS
9 5 (11.90%) MS Office
9 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (9.52%) Web Services
10 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.52%) Internet
10 4 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering

Intranet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.76%) WordPress
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Extranet
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Change Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Web Editor
6 2 (4.76%) Web Content Editor
6 2 (4.76%) Content Editor
6 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.90%) CSS
5 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (9.52%) Web Services
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.14%) WPF
6 3 (7.14%) MFC
6 3 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.38%) jQuery
8 1 (2.38%) WCF
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (9.52%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) MVC
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) CRM
2 6 (14.29%) Service Management
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.52%) Information Management
5 3 (7.14%) Content Management
5 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.14%) UML
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.76%) Online Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Test Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C#
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) VC++
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 2 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) MCTS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
1 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) OpenView
1 2 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) Stellent
4 1 (2.38%) Lagan
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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