The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 73 69 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing Internet 45 27 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.99% 1.61% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.05% 14.06% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 50
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £360 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
Internet
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
299 192 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.19% 11.48% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 105 119
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Leeds -6 37 £425 +21.42% 24
Halifax - 4 £429 -
Bradford -12 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 £100 -
Internet
Yorkshire

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 29 (36.71%) Firewall
2 27 (34.18%) UNIX
3 26 (32.91%) Windows
4 24 (30.38%) Cisco
5 23 (29.11%) Linux
6 21 (26.58%) Python
6 21 (26.58%) VMware
7 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (22.78%) Web Services
8 17 (21.52%) WAN
8 17 (21.52%) DMZ
9 16 (20.25%) .NET
10 15 (18.99%) Java
10 15 (18.99%) CCNP
10 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
11 14 (17.72%) CCNA
11 14 (17.72%) ITIL
12 13 (16.46%) Network Security
12 13 (16.46%) Load Balancing
12 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
13 11 (13.92%) DevOps
13 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
13 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
13 11 (13.92%) Oracle
13 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
13 11 (13.92%) DNS
14 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
14 10 (12.66%) HTML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (10.13%) IIS
1 8 (10.13%) Apache
2 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) nginx
3 4 (5.06%) Node.js
3 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.80%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.53%) Lync
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Mingle
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.59%) Route 53
2 6 (7.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) Firewall
2 17 (21.52%) WAN
2 17 (21.52%) DMZ
3 13 (16.46%) Network Security
4 11 (13.92%) DNS
5 9 (11.39%) BIG-IP
6 8 (10.13%) SAN
6 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.13%) VPN
6 8 (10.13%) Intranet
7 6 (7.59%) Extranet
7 6 (7.59%) LAN
7 6 (7.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (5.06%) HTTP
9 4 (5.06%) SSL
10 3 (3.80%) MPLS
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.39%) MySQL
4 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.86%) Redis
6 6 (7.59%) Couchbase
6 6 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.59%) SimpleDB
6 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) Informix
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Redmine
3 1 (1.27%) FishEye
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Games
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Network Engineer
2 8 (10.13%) Architect
2 8 (10.13%) Developer
2 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Consultant
3 7 (8.86%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (7.59%) Support Consultant
4 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Technical Support
4 6 (7.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Support Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) Web Services
2 16 (20.25%) .NET
3 10 (12.66%) HTML
3 10 (12.66%) XML
4 8 (10.13%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) POSIX
6 5 (6.33%) SOAP
7 4 (5.06%) XHTML
7 4 (5.06%) WSDL
8 3 (3.80%) Middleware
8 3 (3.80%) jQuery
9 2 (2.53%) XPages
10 1 (1.27%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.27%) Dojo
10 1 (1.27%) WAP
10 1 (1.27%) DHTML
10 1 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.53%) RIA
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Wiki
6 1 (1.27%) W3C
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) UNIX
2 26 (32.91%) Windows
3 23 (29.11%) Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.27%) Fedora
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) CentOS
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) ITIL
2 13 (16.46%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.92%) DevOps
4 10 (12.66%) Web Accessibility
4 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.13%) TDD
6 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.86%) Network Design
7 7 (8.86%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
8 6 (7.59%) Security Testing
8 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.59%) Kanban
8 6 (7.59%) Open Source
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) CRM
10 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.06%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Python
2 15 (18.99%) Java
3 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.39%) Ruby
4 9 (11.39%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) C++
6 4 (5.06%) C#
6 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) LotusScript
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (18.99%) CCNP
2 14 (17.72%) CCNA
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 3 (3.80%) CCIE
5 2 (2.53%) CCSP
5 2 (2.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MCDST
6 1 (1.27%) MCITP
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.39%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.53%) Xen
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.53%) XenApp
5 2 (2.53%) XenServer
5 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
1 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.59%) HAProxy
2 6 (7.59%) Ansible
2 6 (7.59%) Salt
3 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.80%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.80%) SCCM
4 3 (3.80%) SCOM
5 2 (2.53%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) Opsview
6 1 (1.27%) Graphite
6 1 (1.27%) logstash
6 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.27%) WSUS
6 1 (1.27%) Cacti
6 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Cisco
2 21 (26.58%) VMware
3 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
4 11 (13.92%) Oracle
5 10 (12.66%) F5
6 7 (8.86%) hybris
6 7 (8.86%) NetApp
6 7 (8.86%) HP
7 6 (7.59%) Brocade
8 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.06%) Citrix
8 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.80%) Lotus
10 2 (2.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) IBM
10 2 (2.53%) Sophos
10 2 (2.53%) IronPort
10 2 (2.53%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (2.53%) M86 Security