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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank - 21 18
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.78% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.44% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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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
21 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.73% 32.03% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 16
Average daily rate £305 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £22.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) CGI
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) SUSE
2 7 (87.50%) SSL
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DBA
2 5 (62.50%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) CGI
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) SUSE
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat