Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 72 99
Rank change year-on-year +25 +27 -28
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 21 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.05% 1.51% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 10.99% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Median daily rate £370 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.10% +62.50% -11.44%
10th Percentile £323 £370 £184
90th Percentile £450 £673 £381
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £394 £320
% change year-on-year -6.03% +23.05% -22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £15.90 £22.50 £16.20
90th Percentile £19.50 £27.50 £26.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -29.63% +22.73% -42.11%

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 96 191 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.41% 13.77% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 131 132
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% -1.33%
10th Percentile £308 £213 £210
90th Percentile £588 £550 £537
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
Median hourly rate £20.44 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.25% +16.28% +63.13%
10th Percentile £15.00 £22.50 £14.75
90th Percentile £35.88 £27.50 £44.13
Median hourly rate £21.88 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.02% +15.71% +9.38%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in Birmingham over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Internet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) ADSL
6 2 (16.67%) SLA

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) ADSL
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) ATM
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) DSL
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) PSTN
4 1 (8.33%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) xDSL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) VMS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Process Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (8.33%) Communications Security
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) CCIP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Veeam
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Nortel
4 1 (8.33%) Openreach
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy