The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 11 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.00% 6.49% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 27.78% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.25% 23.38% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate £300 £270 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PMI
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) BT
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks