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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 89 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Internet 28 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.71% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 10.66% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £205 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £502 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.11% +28.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
Internet
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
262 394 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.89% 16.05% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 196 138
Average daily rate £320 £315 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £155 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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
Worcestershire +10 8 £286 -32.64% 3
Birmingham +1 4 £363 +3.57% 10
Coventry 0 4 £338 +3.84%
Solihull -1 4 £300 -
Warwickshire -8 4 £424 +18.87% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £161 - 2
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 25 (33.78%) Windows
4 18 (24.32%) XML
5 17 (22.97%) WAN
5 17 (22.97%) Firewall
6 16 (21.62%) LAN
6 16 (21.62%) Intranet
7 15 (20.27%) Cisco
7 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
7 15 (20.27%) MS Office
8 14 (18.92%) .NET
8 14 (18.92%) HTML
8 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
9 13 (17.57%) SQL
10 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.86%) Linux
10 11 (14.86%) Migration
11 10 (13.51%) MySQL
11 10 (13.51%) Oracle
12 9 (12.16%) HP
12 9 (12.16%) CGI
12 9 (12.16%) Java
12 9 (12.16%) Finance
12 9 (12.16%) Wireless
12 9 (12.16%) Ruby
12 9 (12.16%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (12.16%) Open Source
13 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.81%) MongoDB

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (10.81%) IIS
2 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Office
2 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.05%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) WAN
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 16 (21.62%) Intranet
2 16 (21.62%) LAN
3 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.16%) Wireless
5 8 (10.81%) SSL
6 7 (9.46%) OSPF
6 7 (9.46%) BGP
6 7 (9.46%) Network Security
7 5 (6.76%) Extranet
7 5 (6.76%) Telnet
8 4 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.41%) VPN
9 3 (4.05%) DNS
9 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.05%) WLAN
9 3 (4.05%) Wireshark
9 3 (4.05%) Junos
10 2 (2.70%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) MySQL
3 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.41%) MS Access
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.70%) Big Data
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.35%) CANoe
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (13.51%) Developer
1 10 (13.51%) Analyst
1 10 (13.51%) Consultant
2 8 (10.81%) DBA
3 7 (9.46%) Administrator
4 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Network Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) XML
2 14 (18.92%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) .NET
3 9 (12.16%) CGI
3 9 (12.16%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (10.81%) CSS
5 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.76%) jQuery
6 5 (6.76%) Ajax
7 4 (5.41%) ADO.NET
8 3 (4.05%) HTML5
8 3 (4.05%) XSLT
9 2 (2.70%) XHTML
9 2 (2.70%) DHTML
10 1 (1.35%) SOAP
10 1 (1.35%) Web Services
10 1 (1.35%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.35%) Middleware
10 1 (1.35%) REST
10 1 (1.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) NHS
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) PMI
5 2 (2.70%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Telematics
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.46%) SUSE
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.76%) UNIX
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.41%) Solaris
6 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 9 (12.16%) Open Source
3 7 (9.46%) Analytics
3 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
3 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
5 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.76%) Use Case
5 5 (6.76%) UML
5 5 (6.76%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.41%) BCP
6 4 (5.41%) Benchmarking
6 4 (5.41%) BPR
6 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.41%) RAD
6 4 (5.41%) RUP
6 4 (5.41%) CRM
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.16%) Java
3 9 (12.16%) Ruby
4 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.46%) VB
5 5 (6.76%) VBScript
6 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.41%) VB6
7 3 (4.05%) C#
8 2 (2.70%) Perl
8 2 (2.70%) Tcl
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) CCNP
3 6 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (4.05%) CCSA
4 3 (4.05%) MCITP
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MOS
6 1 (1.35%) MCTS
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCPD
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.27%) Cisco
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle
4 9 (12.16%) HP
5 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.11%) Juniper
6 6 (8.11%) VMware
7 5 (6.76%) SAP
8 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.05%) BT
8 3 (4.05%) F5
8 3 (4.05%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.70%) Cramer
9 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.70%) Google
9 2 (2.70%) Huawei
9 2 (2.70%) Sun
9 2 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.70%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
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