The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 41 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.30% 3.45% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 19.35% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
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£413 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +32.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.09 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+24.25% +11.77%
Internet
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.37% 17.82% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 19
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.62% +32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.88 £6.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.71 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield - - - - 2
Internet
Yorkshire

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (56.25%) Blackberry
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Back Office
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) CESG
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Logistics
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Quickr
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) Intranet
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) iSeries
3 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Logistics
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Unicenter
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm