Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 November 2017 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 42
Rank change year-on-year +14 -40 +47
Contract jobs citing Internet 22 16 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.65% 1.09% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 6.90% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 53
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -7.10%
10th Percentile £265 £213 £250
90th Percentile £466 £675 £623
North West median daily rate £363 £419 £450
% change year-on-year -13.43% -6.94% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.35 £16.33 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.35% -5.80% -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -18.75% -7.67% +35.71%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 232 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.01% 15.84% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 147 198
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
10th Percentile £225 £244 £236
90th Percentile £525 £675 £558
North West median daily rate £386 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -5.50% +9.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.25 £12.41
90th Percentile £20.93 £52.75 £21.75
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -10.95%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Cheshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Cheshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Cheshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Cheshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 7 £415 - 4
Chester +9 4 £313 -26.47% 1
Warrington +15 3 £288 -55.77% 2
Daresbury - 1 - -
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
4 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (22.73%) Docker
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) Middleware
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) HTTP
5 4 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) Gradle
5 4 (18.18%) REST
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (13.64%) SonarQube
6 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (13.64%) Office 365
6 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (13.64%) OpenShift
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Ant
6 3 (13.64%) CSS

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SugarCRM
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) OpenShift
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Gradle
4 3 (13.64%) Ant
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
4 3 (13.64%) SonarQube
4 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) OAuth
4 2 (9.09%) SAML
4 2 (9.09%) Servlets
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
5 1 (4.55%) ICEfaces
5 1 (4.55%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
1 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
1 2 (9.09%) RIA
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) BYOD
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) PDA
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) SABSA
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Jython
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) CIPD
1 1 (4.55%) RHCSA
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Capita
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
1 2 (9.09%) Veritas
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) BT
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Perforce
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Samsung