The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 14 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.09% 1.59% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.00% 11.76% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.79
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.13%
Internet
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.57% 13.49% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 9
Average daily rate £275 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% +254.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
1 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) CMS
3 6 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
3 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (40.00%) Magnolia
4 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (33.33%) Hudson
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) Debian
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) CESG

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) Magnolia
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
1 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 6 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Hudson
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) BlackBerry Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
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