Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 73 83
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.67% 0.96% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 6.78% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 10
Birmingham median daily rate £300 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.81% +22.69%
10th Percentile £184 £206 £245
90th Percentile £381 £575 £477
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £435 £345
% change year-on-year -26.44% +26.09% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 - £12.50
10th Percentile £16.20 - £11.75
90th Percentile £26.20 - £13.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £38.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -42.11% +55.10% +81.48%

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 185 177 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.42% 14.22% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 129 111
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £180
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.00% - -39.76%
10th Percentile £14.75 £9.90 £10.73
90th Percentile £44.13 £15.20 £26.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -24.71% -7.61%

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 June 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 June 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 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Squid
3 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) iptables
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) Finance

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) Smallworld
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) PABX
4 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (10.00%) SSH
4 1 (10.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (10.00%) React Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Implementation Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) DSDM
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) iptables
1 2 (20.00%) Postfix
1 2 (20.00%) Samba
1 2 (20.00%) Squid
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (10.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) NEC
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) WorldPay