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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intranet
Rank 105 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Intranet 7 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.72% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 5.64% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
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£238 £311 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.69% +24.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.52 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.06 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -33.33%
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
291 266 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.45% 12.69% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 124 83
Average daily rate £313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 16 55
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £29.30 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 4 £275 +71.87% 5
Coventry - 2 £200 -
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Intranet
England

Intranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (55.88%) jQuery
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 18 (52.94%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) HTML
4 15 (44.12%) VBScript
4 15 (44.12%) Classic ASP
4 15 (44.12%) HTML5
4 15 (44.12%) CSS3
5 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (23.53%) Migration
6 8 (23.53%) .NET
7 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
9 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (11.76%) VB
11 3 (8.82%) Project Management
11 3 (8.82%) Internet
11 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.82%) MS Office
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
11 3 (8.82%) Document Management
11 3 (8.82%) Social Media
12 2 (5.88%) RESTful
12 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
12 2 (5.88%) Content Management
12 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (5.88%) Marketing
12 2 (5.88%) Change Control

Intranet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 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 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
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
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 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 Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Trainer
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) jQuery
2 18 (52.94%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) HTML
4 15 (44.12%) Classic ASP
4 15 (44.12%) HTML5
4 15 (44.12%) CSS3
5 8 (23.53%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) Flash
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
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 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Document Management
4 2 (5.88%) Content Management
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
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%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) User Stories
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Use Case
5 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 15 (44.12%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Google