Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 100 73
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 19 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.37% 0.61% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 4.89% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
Birmingham median daily rate £545 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.69% -10.34% -19.44%
10th Percentile £429 £188 £271
90th Percentile £684 £390 £465
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £320 £363
% change year-on-year +23.05% -11.72% -12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £22.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - -35.29% -6.85%

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 221 184 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.93% 12.45% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 131 155
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £167 £200 £169
90th Percentile £573 £488 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 7
Birmingham median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.30% +10.88%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £17.34 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.82% +8.34% -25.58%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Internet of Things
2 7 (36.84%) Analytics
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
3 6 (31.58%) Robotics
3 6 (31.58%) Office 365
3 6 (31.58%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (31.58%) Blockchain
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) Forcepoint
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) AirWatch
5 4 (21.05%) OneDrive
5 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
5 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (21.05%) Mimecast
5 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Desktop Virtualisation

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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) Mailman
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Mimecast
2 4 (21.05%) OneDrive
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
3 2 (10.53%) PowerApps
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) DKIM
2 1 (5.26%) IMAP
2 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.26%) S/MIME
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Blockchain
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Flink
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) Impala
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) EasyMock
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Mockito
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Beam
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Kafka
1 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) OAuth
1 1 (5.26%) OAuth2
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Internet of Things
2 6 (31.58%) Robotics
3 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
4 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) SUSE
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
4 4 (21.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Data Entry
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.26%) ATDD
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Process Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (21.05%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (21.05%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Forcepoint
4 2 (10.53%) Google
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Becrypt
5 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds