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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 29 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.38% 2.79% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 21.74% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £280 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.68% 12.85% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 7
Average daily rate £283 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £241 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
South Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Online Banking
3 4 (28.57%) FATCA
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Speech Recognition
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Informatics
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (14.29%) Magnolia
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Magnolia
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) PBX
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Change Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Online Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Speech Recognition
2 2 (14.29%) Informatics
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Debian
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) B2B
3 2 (14.29%) B2C
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) FATCA
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR