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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 111 83 65
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Contract jobs citing Internet 35 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.22% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 11.36% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 25
Median daily rate £463 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £253 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £429 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £39.20 £31.03 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.34% +106.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +7.73%
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
476 264 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.47% 10.74% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 140 226
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 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 -4 10 £545 +39.74% 2
Coventry -10 9 £438 +9.37% 4
Staffordshire +9 5 - - 2
Warwickshire -6 4 £550 +29.87% 6
Worcestershire -7 1 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 £330 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Wireless
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
4 16 (22.22%) Project Management
5 14 (19.44%) Firewall
5 14 (19.44%) Linux
5 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (18.06%) Finance
6 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
7 12 (16.67%) MS Office
8 11 (15.28%) Unix
8 11 (15.28%) Cisco
8 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.89%) HTML
10 9 (12.50%) SQL
10 9 (12.50%) .NET
10 9 (12.50%) VPN
10 9 (12.50%) LAN
11 8 (11.11%) WAN
11 8 (11.11%) SSL
11 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.11%) Logistics
11 8 (11.11%) Internet of Things
11 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 7 (9.72%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
12 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008

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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) Wireless
2 14 (19.44%) Firewall
2 14 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (12.50%) LAN
3 9 (12.50%) VPN
4 8 (11.11%) SSL
4 8 (11.11%) WAN
5 7 (9.72%) DHCP
6 6 (8.33%) Intranet
6 6 (8.33%) ZigBee
7 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.94%) SAN
8 4 (5.56%) 3G
8 4 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.56%) HTTP
8 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
8 4 (5.56%) LTE
8 4 (5.56%) OSPF
9 3 (4.17%) DNS
9 3 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) Big Data
7 2 (2.78%) OLTP
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.78%) MSBuild
2 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Automotive
4 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Designer
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Administrator
4 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Digital Designer
6 3 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) HTML
2 9 (12.50%) .NET
3 6 (8.33%) Web Services
4 5 (6.94%) CSS
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) CSS3
6 3 (4.17%) HTML5
7 2 (2.78%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.78%) Ajax
7 2 (2.78%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.78%) jQuery
7 2 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.39%) OAuth
8 1 (1.39%) SAML
8 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 8 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 6 (8.33%) PMI
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Arduino
3 4 (5.56%) Home Automation
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (4.17%) CESG
4 3 (4.17%) RIA
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.39%) Economics
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.28%) Unix
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) AIX
7 1 (1.39%) HPUX
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Project Management
2 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.11%) Logistics
4 7 (9.72%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL
4 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.94%) Prototyping
6 5 (6.94%) Service Design
7 4 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 4 (5.56%) High Availability
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.56%) Network Planning
7 4 (5.56%) Product Management
7 4 (5.56%) Server Building
7 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) C#
3 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) Korn
4 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.94%) CCNP
4 4 (5.56%) CCNA
4 4 (5.56%) ISEB
5 3 (4.17%) CCDP
5 3 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.17%) JNCIP
5 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.39%) CCIE
7 1 (1.39%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) MCITP
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) MCSA
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) WAI
2 3 (4.17%) WCAG
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) NFS
4 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) Docker
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
1 3 (4.17%) Simpana
2 2 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.78%) MOM
2 2 (2.78%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) Dell
4 6 (8.33%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (8.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) Juniper
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) NetApp
7 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.17%) CommVault
7 3 (4.17%) Netezza
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix
8 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.78%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.78%) Sun
8 2 (2.78%) Symantec
8 2 (2.78%) Veritas
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