The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 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 Shropshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 20 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.85% 3.03% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.37% 30.30% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 4
Average daily rate £240 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £283 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Internet
West Midlands

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Telford -1 1 - - 2
Internet
West Midlands

Internet
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA