The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 46 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.48% 2.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £260 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.16% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Internet
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.51% 15.23% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 19
Average daily rate £400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £113 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (20.00%) Kamailio
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Converged Networks

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (20.00%) Converged Networks
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft