The first table below looks at the demand for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 18 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 West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 98 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +23
Contract jobs citing Internet 20 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 2.02% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 13.65% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
Average daily rate £198 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.56% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £229 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £469 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 271 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.77% 14.79% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 121 104
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 30
Average hourly rate £15.43 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.89% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
England

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -2 6 £100 - 3
Birmingham -15 5 £420 -4.00% 4
Warwickshire -4 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £163 - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (41.38%) .NET
3 18 (31.03%) IIS
4 15 (25.86%) Web Services
5 14 (24.14%) Windows
5 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (24.14%) C#
5 14 (24.14%) SQL
6 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (20.69%) SOAP
7 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.24%) WCF
9 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
9 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
9 9 (15.52%) HTML
10 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.79%) HTML5
10 8 (13.79%) REST
11 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
12 6 (10.34%) Front Office
12 6 (10.34%) MVC
12 6 (10.34%) Validation
12 6 (10.34%) Migration
12 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 18 (31.03%) IIS
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.90%) Apache
6 4 (6.90%) MS Project Server
7 2 (3.45%) Lync
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.72%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Intranet
1 6 (10.34%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
3 4 (6.90%) DDNS
3 4 (6.90%) LDAP
3 4 (6.90%) BIG-IP
3 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (5.17%) IPv4
4 3 (5.17%) IPv6
5 2 (3.45%) Broadband
6 1 (1.72%) xDSL
6 1 (1.72%) LLU
6 1 (1.72%) ADSL
6 1 (1.72%) ISDN
6 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.72%) RIP
6 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.17%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) ProC
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Front Office
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (10.34%) Programmer
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Business Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) .NET
2 15 (25.86%) Web Services
3 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 12 (20.69%) SOAP
5 10 (17.24%) WCF
6 9 (15.52%) HTML
7 8 (13.79%) HTML5
7 8 (13.79%) REST
8 6 (10.34%) NHibernate
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.62%) J2EE
10 4 (6.90%) XML
10 4 (6.90%) COM+
10 4 (6.90%) DCOM
10 4 (6.90%) CSS
10 4 (6.90%) JMS
10 4 (6.90%) WPF
10 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.90%) JSON
10 4 (6.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.62%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) AIX
4 4 (6.90%) Solaris
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows NT
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.34%) MVC
1 6 (10.34%) Validation
1 6 (10.34%) Migration
1 6 (10.34%) CRM
1 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
1 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (10.34%) TDD
1 6 (10.34%) Data Validation
2 5 (8.62%) ITIL
3 4 (6.90%) Workflow
3 4 (6.90%) Change Management
3 4 (6.90%) RDF
3 4 (6.90%) ERP
3 4 (6.90%) EAI
3 4 (6.90%) OOD
3 4 (6.90%) SOA
3 4 (6.90%) OO
3 4 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) C#
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.62%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.90%) PHP
5 4 (6.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (5.17%) C
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Squid
3 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
1 3 (5.17%) MOM
1 3 (5.17%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (5.17%) Control-M
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
3 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.90%) Northgate
3 4 (6.90%) F5
4 3 (5.17%) BMC
5 2 (3.45%) Omniture
5 2 (3.45%) IronPort
5 2 (3.45%) Tableau
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Cramer
6 1 (1.72%) BT
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Woodgreen Academy
Rate: From £22,500 to £26,500 per annum ,fixed term Contract (2 years)
Posted: 9 days ago