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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 79 90 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Internet 39 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.90% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.80% 8.06% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 16
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£475 £343 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.68% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £101 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £434 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.75 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.58 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +10.52%
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
361 248 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.83% 11.17% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 109 110
Average daily rate £368 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 42
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.37 £34.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Coventry +4 13 £413 +311.47% 4
Shropshire - 11 £495 - 2
Staffordshire -3 4 £463 +6.32% 3
Warwickshire -2 3 £170 -50.36%
Birmingham -10 1 £601 +42.97% 4
Solihull - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.57%) .NET
3 19 (27.14%) HTML
3 19 (27.14%) XML
3 19 (27.14%) Windows
3 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (18.57%) Java
6 13 (18.57%) CSS
7 12 (17.14%) Firewall
7 12 (17.14%) Degree
8 11 (15.71%) Open Source
8 11 (15.71%) Intranet
8 11 (15.71%) SQL
9 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 9 (12.86%) SSL
10 9 (12.86%) MySQL
10 9 (12.86%) Oracle
10 9 (12.86%) CGI
10 9 (12.86%) LAN
10 9 (12.86%) Ruby
10 9 (12.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (12.86%) Finance
10 9 (12.86%) Analytics
11 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
11 8 (11.43%) Migration
11 8 (11.43%) HTML5
11 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
11 8 (11.43%) jQuery

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (11.43%) IIS
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.43%) CICS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project
3 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.14%) Firewall
3 11 (15.71%) Intranet
4 9 (12.86%) SSL
4 9 (12.86%) LAN
5 8 (11.43%) Network Security
6 7 (10.00%) WAN
7 5 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 5 (7.14%) Wireless
8 4 (5.71%) 3G
8 4 (5.71%) 4G
9 3 (4.29%) Extranet
9 3 (4.29%) 2G
9 3 (4.29%) MIMO
9 3 (4.29%) LTE
9 3 (4.29%) IPv4
9 3 (4.29%) IPv6
9 3 (4.29%) DNS
9 3 (4.29%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.86%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) MySQL
3 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.29%) Big Data
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.43%) Flex Builder
3 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.57%) Automotive
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) German Language
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) Electronics
7 1 (1.43%) Law
7 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (11.43%) DBA
2 8 (11.43%) Consultant
3 7 (10.00%) Administrator
3 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Auditor
7 3 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) HTML
2 19 (27.14%) XML
3 13 (18.57%) CSS
4 9 (12.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (12.86%) CGI
5 8 (11.43%) jQuery
5 8 (11.43%) HTML5
6 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.57%) Ajax
8 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.71%) XSLT
10 3 (4.29%) DHTML
11 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET
11 2 (2.86%) Classic ASP
11 2 (2.86%) XHTML
11 2 (2.86%) CSS3
12 1 (1.43%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (1.43%) OSGi
12 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Telematics
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.43%) Animation
4 1 (1.43%) Photography
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.43%) HACMP
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) RIA
4 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.00%) SUSE
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.43%) UNIX
7 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Analytics
2 8 (11.43%) Migration
3 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.00%) Validation
3 7 (10.00%) Web Development
4 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.71%) Database Security
6 4 (5.71%) Data Validation
6 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.86%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.57%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.57%) VBScript
5 6 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) C
6 3 (4.29%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) VBA
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) VB6
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) PHP5
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) R
8 1 (1.43%) COBOL
8 1 (1.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.71%) MCITP
5 4 (5.71%) MCSE
6 3 (4.29%) CCNP
6 3 (4.29%) CCNA
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.86%) CCIP
7 2 (2.86%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) MCPD
8 1 (1.43%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) Google
5 4 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 4 (5.71%) Adobe
5 4 (5.71%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) SAP
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 3 (4.29%) Citrix
6 3 (4.29%) Apple
7 2 (2.86%) NetApp
7 2 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Remedy
8 1 (1.43%) BT
8 1 (1.43%) Cramer
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