The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Visualisation 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 Visualisation over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visualisation
Rank 107 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.23% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.97% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -14.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
631 518 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.13% 24.22% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 288 201
Average daily rate £360 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 40 48
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.40 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Visualisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Visualisation Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Visualisation
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Visualisation Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualisation across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Visualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Visualisation
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Visualisation Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
1 17 (73.91%) Network Management
1 17 (73.91%) User Experience
2 16 (69.57%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (69.57%) ITIL
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) OPNET
3 15 (65.22%) BMC
3 15 (65.22%) Riverbed
3 15 (65.22%) SolarWinds
4 13 (56.52%) Network Architecture
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (52.17%) Juniper
5 12 (52.17%) Nokia
5 12 (52.17%) OSPF
5 12 (52.17%) BGP
5 12 (52.17%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
5 12 (52.17%) CCNA
5 12 (52.17%) F5
5 12 (52.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (52.17%) Fortinet
5 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
5 12 (52.17%) BIG-IP
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (34.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (34.78%) CCNP
8 7 (30.43%) Middleware
9 4 (17.39%) Automotive

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WinCC
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) ENOVIA
2 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) OSPF
2 12 (52.17%) BGP
2 12 (52.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (52.17%) BIG-IP
General
1 4 (17.39%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Specialist
1 10 (43.48%) Monitoring Specialist
2 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) SCADA
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Network Management
2 16 (69.57%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (69.57%) ITIL
3 13 (56.52%) Network Architecture
4 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (34.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) PLM
7 3 (13.04%) CAD
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNA
3 8 (34.78%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) BMC
2 15 (65.22%) Riverbed
2 15 (65.22%) SolarWinds
3 12 (52.17%) Juniper
3 12 (52.17%) Nokia
3 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 12 (52.17%) F5
3 12 (52.17%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Siemens
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP