Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 91 76
Rank change year-on-year +36 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 34 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.53% 0.63% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.10% 3.83% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 8
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -13.64% +5.77%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £213
90th Percentile £476 £386 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.96% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £25.70 £14.25 £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £14.41 £15.21
% change year-on-year +52.72% -5.31% -54.66%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 261 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.25% 16.47% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 185 126
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £180 £144 £209
90th Percentile £484 £500 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.73% -1.79% -
10th Percentile £15.61 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £33.53 £25.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £30.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -42.26% +102.07% -14.29%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Internet.

1 11 (32.35%) Windows
1 11 (32.35%) LAN
1 11 (32.35%) WAN
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) Prototyping
4 8 (23.53%) Re-Platforming
4 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (23.53%) Patch Management
4 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (23.53%) FMCG
4 8 (23.53%) Retail
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (20.59%) Design Thinking
5 7 (20.59%) Application Discovery
6 6 (17.65%) Case Management
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 5 (14.71%) ERP

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) ArcGIS
1 3 (8.82%) Smallworld
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Autodesk Inventor
2 3 (8.82%) MicroStation
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) LAN
1 11 (32.35%) WAN
2 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (11.76%) SDH
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless
4 3 (8.82%) DWDM
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) Broadband
5 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.88%) MPLS
5 2 (5.88%) NGN
5 2 (5.88%) PBX
5 2 (5.88%) SSL
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) GIS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Designer
1 9 (26.47%) Interaction Designer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Project Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Server Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Server Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Designer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Interaction Designer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Assistant
5 2 (5.88%) Head of Networks
5 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) FMCG
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Prototyping
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) Patch Management
2 8 (23.53%) Re-Platforming
2 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (20.59%) Application Discovery
3 7 (20.59%) Design Thinking
4 6 (17.65%) Case Management
5 5 (14.71%) ERP
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Service Design
7 3 (8.82%) Contract Management
7 3 (8.82%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (5.88%) Spend Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ACDT
5 1 (2.94%) ACHDS
5 1 (2.94%) ACTC
5 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CCDA
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCDST
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Autodesk
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya
6 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.94%) NEC
6 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL