The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 South Yorkshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 34 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.42% 1.19% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 7.02% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £280 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -23.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.41%
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.63% 16.96% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 30
Average daily rate £280 £398 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £15.85 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Internet
Yorkshire

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 3 £280 +1.81%
Doncaster - 2 - -
Rotherham - - - - 1
Internet
Yorkshire

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Online Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) FATCA
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) LAN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Magnolia
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Hudson
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Change Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Online Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (11.11%) Informatics
4 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows NT
5 2 (11.11%) Debian
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Change Management
1 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) B2B
3 2 (11.11%) B2C
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) FATCA
2 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Unicenter
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
4 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper