The table below looks at the statistics for Extranet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extranet over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extranet
Rank 116 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Extranet 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.085% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 0.70% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£348 £338 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £328 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.75% -4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+120.68% +7.40%
Extranet
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
424 284 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.86% 12.07% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 120 116
Average daily rate £345 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 21 38
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.60 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Extranet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Extranet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Extranet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Extranet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Extranet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extranet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Extranet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Extranet
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Extranet Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Extranet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extranet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
Staffordshire - 4 £400 -
Birmingham -7 3 £295 -15.71%
Coventry - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Extranet
England

Extranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Extranet 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 Extranet.

1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) Intranet
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (33.33%) Junos
4 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) CCSA
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Tcl
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP

Extranet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Extranet 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 Extranet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Intranet
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Junos
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Content Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Tcl
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCPD
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Sun