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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 79 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Internet 34 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 2.13% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 12.22% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 19
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £542 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.03 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.83% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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
274 450 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.11% 17.41% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 230 150
Average daily rate £315 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 30
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +13 9 £298 - 4
Birmingham +6 9 £345 -10.96% 6
Warwickshire -8 7 £420 +2.32% 7
Solihull -7 3 - - 1
Coventry -5 2 £400 +45.45% 2
Staffordshire -13 1 £161 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.17%) Windows
3 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
4 19 (24.68%) Firewall
5 17 (22.08%) LAN
5 17 (22.08%) WAN
6 16 (20.78%) XML
7 15 (19.48%) MS Office
7 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
7 15 (19.48%) Cisco
8 14 (18.18%) HTML
9 13 (16.88%) SQL
10 12 (15.58%) Intranet
11 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.29%) MySQL
11 11 (14.29%) Linux
12 10 (12.99%) Oracle
12 10 (12.99%) .NET
12 10 (12.99%) Java
12 10 (12.99%) Project Management
12 10 (12.99%) Migration
13 9 (11.69%) Wireless
13 9 (11.69%) Ruby
13 9 (11.69%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (11.69%) HP
13 9 (11.69%) CGI
14 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (10.39%) CSS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.79%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) Lync
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Office
2 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) Firewall
2 17 (22.08%) LAN
2 17 (22.08%) WAN
3 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.58%) Intranet
5 9 (11.69%) Wireless
6 8 (10.39%) SSL
7 7 (9.09%) OSPF
7 7 (9.09%) BGP
8 6 (7.79%) Network Security
9 5 (6.49%) Telnet
10 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.19%) Extranet
10 4 (5.19%) VPN
11 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.90%) WLAN
11 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.90%) Junos
12 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.60%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.19%) MS Access
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.90%) Big Data
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.30%) CANoe
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) Developer
2 10 (12.99%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Consultant
3 8 (10.39%) DBA
4 7 (9.09%) Administrator
4 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Network Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Systems Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Product Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) XML
2 14 (18.18%) HTML
3 10 (12.99%) .NET
4 9 (11.69%) CGI
4 9 (11.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (10.39%) CSS
6 6 (7.79%) jQuery
7 5 (6.49%) Ajax
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.19%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.90%) Middleware
9 3 (3.90%) HTML5
10 2 (2.60%) DHTML
10 2 (2.60%) XSLT
10 2 (2.60%) XHTML
11 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
11 1 (1.30%) CSS3
11 1 (1.30%) Sass
11 1 (1.30%) LAMP
11 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Internet of Things
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) NHS
5 3 (3.90%) Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) PMI
6 2 (2.60%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) DataPower
7 1 (1.30%) Telematics
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
7 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.09%) SUSE
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.49%) UNIX
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.19%) Solaris
7 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) Project Management
1 10 (12.99%) Migration
2 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 7 (9.09%) Open Source
2 7 (9.09%) Analytics
3 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
4 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.49%) Use Case
4 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.49%) Six Sigma
5 4 (5.19%) BCP
5 4 (5.19%) Benchmarking
5 4 (5.19%) BPR
5 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
5 4 (5.19%) UML
5 4 (5.19%) RAD
5 4 (5.19%) RUP
5 4 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.99%) Java
4 9 (11.69%) Ruby
5 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.79%) VB
7 5 (6.49%) VBScript
8 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.19%) VB6
9 2 (2.60%) Tcl
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) Delphi
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) CCNP
2 6 (7.79%) CCNA
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (3.90%) CCSA
6 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.30%) MOS
7 1 (1.30%) MCITP
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) IAG
3 2 (2.60%) UAG
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.48%) Cisco
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 9 (11.69%) HP
5 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.79%) Juniper
7 5 (6.49%) SAP
7 5 (6.49%) VMware
8 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.90%) BT
8 3 (3.90%) F5
8 3 (3.90%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.60%) Cramer
9 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.60%) Google
9 2 (2.60%) Huawei
9 2 (2.60%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.60%) Sun
9 2 (2.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.60%) Ericsson
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