Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 80 88
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 21 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.47% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.94% 6.15% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 14
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £363 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.69% -33.49% +39.74%
10th Percentile £150 £304 £265
90th Percentile £365 £375 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £456
% change year-on-year +13.33% -17.81% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.96% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year -20.00% +78.28% -50.28%

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 192 260 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.41% 16.58% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 192 131
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £181 £154 £205
90th Percentile £488 £486 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.73% -8.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £16.58 £9.98 £10.69
90th Percentile £42.50 £31.10 £26.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £22.49 £21.25
% change year-on-year -22.19% +5.84% +21.43%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
4 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Retail
4 6 (28.57%) FMCG
4 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
4 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) SAP
5 5 (23.81%) ERP
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Application Discovery
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) SDH
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) MicroStation

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 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 3 (14.29%) Smallworld
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) Autodesk Inventor
2 3 (14.29%) MicroStation
3 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (19.05%) SDH
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) DWDM
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) Broadband
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) NGN
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Project Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Senior Server Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) IT Assistant
3 2 (9.52%) Head of Networks
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Support
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) FMCG
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
1 6 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
1 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (23.81%) Application Discovery
2 5 (23.81%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Contract Management
4 2 (9.52%) Spend Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ACDT
2 1 (4.76%) ACHDS
2 1 (4.76%) ACTC
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) CCDA
2 1 (4.76%) CCDP
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) iptables
2 1 (4.76%) Postfix
2 1 (4.76%) Samba
2 1 (4.76%) Squid
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Autodesk
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL