The table below looks at the statistics for Intranet 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 Intranet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intranet
Rank 98 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Intranet 12 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 5.23% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
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£324 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £433 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.73% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.52 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 - £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.06 - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £11.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+103.18% -38.88%
Intranet
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
329 325 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.43% 15.04% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 156 96
Average daily rate £325 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 54
Average hourly rate £24.25 £20.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Intranet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intranet across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intranet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Intranet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intranet across the West Midlands region.

Intranet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Intranet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intranet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Intranet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Intranet
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intranet across the West Midlands region.

Intranet Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Intranet
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 Intranet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Birmingham -5 4 £325 +103.12%
Warwickshire - 4 £374 - 1
Coventry - 3 £300 -
Solihull - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Intranet
England

Intranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Intranet 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 Intranet.

1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 20 (58.82%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) jQuery
3 17 (50.00%) HTML5
3 17 (50.00%) CSS3
4 15 (44.12%) VBScript
4 15 (44.12%) Classic ASP
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
5 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.76%) VB
9 4 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
10 3 (8.82%) Web Development
10 3 (8.82%) Document Management
10 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) Internet
10 3 (8.82%) Windows
11 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
11 2 (5.88%) MS Office
11 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.88%) Lotus
11 2 (5.88%) VBA

Intranet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Intranet 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 Intranet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Junior Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Junior
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) jQuery
3 17 (50.00%) HTML5
3 17 (50.00%) CSS3
4 15 (44.12%) Classic ASP
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) Flash
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Document Management
3 3 (8.82%) Web Development
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) User Stories
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.94%) SEO
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Content Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Use Case
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 15 (44.12%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) VB
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) PHP5
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe