The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 22 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.70% 3.17% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 26.09% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£299 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.11% 12.17% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Average daily rate £310 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £325 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £44.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +266.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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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 25 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) CMS
2 7 (87.50%) Jackrabbit
2 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (87.50%) Magnolia
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) Hudson
3 6 (75.00%) Debian
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) AIX

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) CMS
1 7 (87.50%) Magnolia
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Hudson
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle