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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 82 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 31 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.18% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 10.88% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 13
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£413 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £262 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £435 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £348
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.45 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 - £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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
312 239 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.77% 10.81% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 107 92
Average daily rate £280 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 11 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.50 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.58 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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
Warwickshire -3 8 £413 +23.13% 1
Birmingham -4 5 £425 +14.09% 6
Coventry - 5 £208 -
Shropshire - 5 £368 - 1
Staffordshire -3 2 £463 +6.32% 4
Solihull - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 7
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (26.32%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 14 (24.56%) LAN
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 12 (21.05%) Network Security
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
4 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) WAN
5 9 (15.79%) Firewall
5 9 (15.79%) XML
5 9 (15.79%) Windows
6 8 (14.04%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Intranet
6 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
6 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.04%) jQuery
6 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
7 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
7 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (12.28%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) Automotive
7 7 (12.28%) Validation
7 7 (12.28%) SQL
7 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.28%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 6 (10.53%) C#

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) CICS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) LAN
2 12 (21.05%) Network Security
3 10 (17.54%) WAN
4 9 (15.79%) Firewall
5 8 (14.04%) Intranet
6 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.02%) 3G
8 4 (7.02%) 4G
9 3 (5.26%) MPLS
9 3 (5.26%) OSPF
9 3 (5.26%) BGP
9 3 (5.26%) DSL
9 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.26%) Wireless
9 3 (5.26%) 2G
9 3 (5.26%) MIMO
9 3 (5.26%) LTE
9 3 (5.26%) xDSL
9 3 (5.26%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) Flex Builder
3 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Automotive
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) German Language
5 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Project Manager
1 10 (17.54%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Auditor
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Programmer
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (1.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) HTML
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) XML
5 8 (14.04%) jQuery
6 7 (12.28%) HTML5
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.02%) XSLT
8 4 (7.02%) Ajax
9 3 (5.26%) DHTML
10 2 (3.51%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.51%) Middleware
10 2 (3.51%) CSS3
11 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.75%) OSGi
11 1 (1.75%) REST
11 1 (1.75%) Flash
11 1 (1.75%) JSON
11 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Telematics
2 4 (7.02%) Open Source
3 3 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) HACMP
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) Photography
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) RIA
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.75%) zOS
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Project Management
1 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.28%) Validation
2 7 (12.28%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Web Development
4 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.02%) Data Validation
5 4 (7.02%) Database Security
5 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) VBScript
5 3 (5.26%) C
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) JCL
7 1 (1.75%) PHP5
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) R
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) COBOL
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) CCNP
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) CCIP
7 1 (1.75%) MCP
7 1 (1.75%) MCTS
7 1 (1.75%) MCPD
7 1 (1.75%) VCP4
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco
2 5 (8.77%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (3.51%) Remedy
5 2 (3.51%) BT
5 2 (3.51%) Cramer
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) EMC
6 1 (1.75%) Intel
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee
6 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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