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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 82 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing Internet 46 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 0.85% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 7.07% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 17
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£475 £198 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.59% -37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £100 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £427 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.02 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.92 - £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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
423 283 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.61% 11.97% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 121 131
Average daily rate £345 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 20 49
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £34.00
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +12 12 £500 +398.75% 1
Shropshire - 11 £495 -
Staffordshire - 6 £463 - 2
Birmingham -10 4 £295 -29.76% 9
Warwickshire -1 3 £170 -
Solihull - 3 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.43%) Windows
3 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.03%) HTML
5 19 (25.68%) XML
6 18 (24.32%) .NET
7 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
8 14 (18.92%) Firewall
9 13 (17.57%) Java
9 13 (17.57%) CSS
9 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
10 12 (16.22%) Degree
11 11 (14.86%) Open Source
11 11 (14.86%) SQL
12 10 (13.51%) MySQL
12 10 (13.51%) Linux
12 10 (13.51%) Intranet
13 9 (12.16%) CGI
13 9 (12.16%) SSL
13 9 (12.16%) Oracle
13 9 (12.16%) MS Office
13 9 (12.16%) Network Security
13 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
13 9 (12.16%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (12.16%) jQuery
13 9 (12.16%) Finance
13 9 (12.16%) Ruby
13 9 (12.16%) Analytics
14 8 (10.81%) HTML5

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.35%) CICS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.70%) MS Project
5 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
2 14 (18.92%) Firewall
3 10 (13.51%) Intranet
4 9 (12.16%) Network Security
4 9 (12.16%) SSL
5 8 (10.81%) LAN
6 7 (9.46%) WAN
7 6 (8.11%) Wireless
8 5 (6.76%) Extranet
8 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
8 5 (6.76%) VPN
9 4 (5.41%) 3G
9 4 (5.41%) OSPF
9 4 (5.41%) BGP
9 4 (5.41%) 4G
10 3 (4.05%) FlexRay
10 3 (4.05%) 2G
10 3 (4.05%) Junos
10 3 (4.05%) MIMO
10 3 (4.05%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) MySQL
3 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.05%) Big Data
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.05%) CANoe
3 1 (1.35%) Flex Builder
3 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.11%) Automotive
4 3 (4.05%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) German Language
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Developer
2 8 (10.81%) Consultant
2 8 (10.81%) DBA
2 8 (10.81%) Administrator
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Security Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Auditor
7 2 (2.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 19 (25.68%) XML
3 18 (24.32%) .NET
4 13 (17.57%) CSS
5 9 (12.16%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (12.16%) jQuery
5 9 (12.16%) CGI
6 8 (10.81%) HTML5
7 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.11%) Ajax
9 4 (5.41%) XSLT
10 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.05%) DHTML
11 2 (2.70%) ADO.NET
11 2 (2.70%) Classic ASP
11 2 (2.70%) CSS3
11 2 (2.70%) XHTML
12 1 (1.35%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (1.35%) OSGi
12 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Open Source
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
4 3 (4.05%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.05%) Telematics
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Animation
6 1 (1.35%) Photography
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.35%) HACMP
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.46%) SUSE
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.05%) UNIX
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.70%) Solaris
8 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Analytics
2 8 (10.81%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Validation
3 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.76%) Project Management
4 5 (6.76%) Web Development
4 5 (6.76%) Security Architecture
5 4 (5.41%) Data Validation
5 4 (5.41%) Database Security
5 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Low Latency
6 3 (4.05%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.57%) Java
3 11 (14.86%) SQL
4 9 (12.16%) Ruby
5 6 (8.11%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.11%) VBScript
6 3 (4.05%) VB
6 3 (4.05%) C
7 2 (2.70%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.70%) VBA
7 2 (2.70%) Tcl
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) JCL
8 1 (1.35%) COBOL
8 1 (1.35%) PHP5
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) CCNP
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.41%) MCSE
5 4 (5.41%) MCITP
6 3 (4.05%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.05%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (4.05%) CCSA
7 2 (2.70%) CCIP
7 2 (2.70%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) MCPD
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (1.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.35%) MOS
8 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Google
5 4 (5.41%) Adobe
5 4 (5.41%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) Citrix
6 3 (4.05%) Juniper
6 3 (4.05%) Apple
6 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
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