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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 53 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 1.09% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 8.05% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £225 £368 £601
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.77% -38.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £17.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.92% +3.82%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 106 87 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.59% 13.55% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 51
Median daily rate £363 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -55.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Birmingham

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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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Private Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

Internet
Top Related 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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) DSL
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Private Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) IoT Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware