Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 84 75
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 1.15% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 7.69% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Birmingham median daily rate £275 £250 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -35.90% +33.33%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £150
90th Percentile £368 £575 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -8.05% +8.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £15.21 £22.28
% change year-on-year +1.27% -31.71% -22.36%

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 242 208 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.04% 14.97% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 133 109
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £155 £213 £169
90th Percentile £526 £525 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.15 £25.50 £18.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +83.33% -16.67% -30.77%

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 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 21 February 2018, 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 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Capita
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) PKI

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
1 1 (9.09%) Smallworld
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) PABX
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WSDL
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Database Security
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) Squid
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Capita
2 3 (27.27%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Autodesk
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) NEC
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat