Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 77 80
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.54% 1.27% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 7.79% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 19
Birmingham median daily rate £260 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.28% -19.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £136 £271 £320
90th Percentile £365 £465 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £363 £450
% change year-on-year -0.69% -19.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.96% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.25 £13.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -24.66% +170.37%

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 179 231 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.05% 16.30% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 172 152
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £158 £154 £189
90th Percentile £488 £488 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.39% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.68 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.51% +9.44% -28.57%
10th Percentile £16.72 £9.93 £11.79
90th Percentile £42.50 £22.80 £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -18.60% +26.47%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) SDH
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) DWDM
3 3 (37.50%) Autodesk
3 3 (37.50%) GIS
3 3 (37.50%) ArcGIS
3 3 (37.50%) Smallworld
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) MicroStation
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (25.00%) Postfix
4 2 (25.00%) iptables
4 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Samba
4 2 (25.00%) Squid

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 (37.50%) ArcGIS
1 3 (37.50%) Smallworld
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (37.50%) MicroStation
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DWDM
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SDH
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) PABX
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Planner
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) FMCG
3 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ACDT
2 1 (12.50%) ACHDS
2 1 (12.50%) ACTC
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCDST
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) iptables
2 2 (25.00%) Postfix
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
2 2 (25.00%) Squid
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
1 1 (12.50%) Nmap
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Autodesk
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) NEC
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) VMware