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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 32 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.42% 4.17% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 20.51% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -5.19%
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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
46 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.33% 20.31% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 11
Average daily rate £290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £23.75 £7.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.31% +238.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 8 (61.54%) Blackberry
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) IP Telephony
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) Back Office
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Change Control
6 3 (23.08%) CESG
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 8 (61.54%) IP Telephony
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) BlackBerry Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) CESG
3 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm