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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 99 83 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing Internet 36 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.71% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.55% 10.53% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 7
Median daily rate £335 £463 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% +340.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £288 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +19.23%
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
377 437 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.09% 16.23% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 235 115
Median daily rate £370 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.83 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +9 13 £330 +11.86% 6
Solihull -7 6 - -
Coventry -11 5 £400 -19.95% 5
Staffordshire +9 2 £333 -26.11% 1
Warwickshire -4 1 - - 4
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 14 (21.54%) SLA
3 14 (21.54%) Project Management
4 13 (20.00%) Linux
5 12 (18.46%) MS Office
5 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
5 12 (18.46%) Wireless
6 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
7 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (13.85%) Firewall
7 9 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) UML
7 9 (13.85%) Open Source
8 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (12.31%) Business Continuity
8 8 (12.31%) TDD
8 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
8 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (12.31%) Oracle
8 8 (12.31%) SQL
8 8 (12.31%) WAN
8 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (12.31%) Docker
8 8 (12.31%) DevOps
9 7 (10.77%) Intranet
9 7 (10.77%) LAN
9 7 (10.77%) HTTP
9 7 (10.77%) Cisco

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 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Wireless
2 9 (13.85%) Firewall
3 8 (12.31%) WAN
3 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (10.77%) HTTP
4 7 (10.77%) Intranet
4 7 (10.77%) LAN
5 6 (9.23%) SAN
5 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
5 6 (9.23%) ZigBee
6 5 (7.69%) HTTPS
7 4 (6.15%) 3G
7 4 (6.15%) DHCP
7 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
7 4 (6.15%) LTE
7 4 (6.15%) SSL
8 3 (4.62%) FTP
8 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) MS Access
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data
8 1 (1.54%) MySQL
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.69%) Banking
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
1 5 (7.69%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Billing
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Automotive
3 2 (3.08%) Front Office
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Lead Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Deskside Support
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.62%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
1 6 (9.23%) Internet of Things
1 6 (9.23%) PMI
2 4 (6.15%) Arduino
2 4 (6.15%) Home Automation
2 4 (6.15%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.69%) Unix
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.62%) Solaris
8 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.54%) AIX
10 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.54%) HPUX
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Project Management
2 9 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
2 9 (13.85%) Open Source
2 9 (13.85%) UML
3 8 (12.31%) Business Continuity
3 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.31%) DevOps
3 8 (12.31%) TDD
4 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL
5 6 (9.23%) Logistics
5 6 (9.23%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
5 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (7.69%) CRM
6 5 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.69%) User Stories
6 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C#
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Korn
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Python
3 2 (3.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) PMI Certification
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) ISEB
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) CCNP
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) Docker
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) NFS
5 2 (3.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) Firmware
6 1 (1.54%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.62%) Simpana
3 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Citrix
4 5 (7.69%) HP
4 5 (7.69%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) Dell
5 4 (6.15%) NetApp
6 3 (4.62%) CommVault
6 3 (4.62%) Lotus
6 3 (4.62%) Netezza
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.08%) Sun
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.08%) Veritas
8 1 (1.54%) Adobe
8 1 (1.54%) Apple
8 1 (1.54%) Finjan
8 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
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