The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
England / West Midlands
Rank 95 95 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet 24 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.15% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 10.41% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 11
Median daily rate £462 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £15.21 - £28.69
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 - £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 - £33.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.37 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.13% +14.28%

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
320 269 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.58% 11.08% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 130 142
Median daily rate £375 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -17 9 £475 +33.80% 3
Birmingham 0 7 £413 +175.00% 2
Warwickshire -5 2 £425 - 11
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 - 6
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Internet.

1 13 (28.26%) Windows
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) Prototyping
3 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
5 6 (13.04%) SSL
5 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.04%) Intel Security
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 6 (13.04%) User Experience
5 6 (13.04%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (10.87%) 802.1X
6 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
6 5 (10.87%) Wireless
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) VPN
6 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
6 5 (10.87%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) SMTP
7 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
7 4 (8.70%) MS Office
7 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 4 (8.70%) Symantec

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) MindAlign
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
1 6 (13.04%) SSL
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.87%) VPN
2 5 (10.87%) Wireless
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.70%) SMTP
4 3 (6.52%) IMAP
4 3 (6.52%) Intranet
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) DNS
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
5 2 (4.35%) S/MIME
5 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Private Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
1 9 (19.57%) Designer
2 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Information Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Security Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Digital Designer
4 3 (6.52%) IoT Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) UX Designer
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 7 (15.22%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) 802.1X
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) XML
5 2 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (2.17%) Ajax
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
6 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.17%) React
6 1 (2.17%) Redux
6 1 (2.17%) RESTful
6 1 (2.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.70%) Internet of Things
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.17%) Economics
6 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.17%) PMI
6 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) SUSE
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) Prototyping
3 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Open Source
6 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Service Design
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco
3 6 (13.04%) Intel Security
4 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
4 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
4 4 (8.70%) F5
4 4 (8.70%) FireEye
4 4 (8.70%) GFI Software
4 4 (8.70%) Juniper
4 4 (8.70%) LogRhythm
4 4 (8.70%) Rapid7
4 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
4 4 (8.70%) Symantec
4 4 (8.70%) TippingPoint
5 3 (6.52%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (4.35%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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