Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 134 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 -34 +30
Contract jobs citing Internet 66 96 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 1.39% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 9.19% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 64 123
North West median daily rate £369 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.94% -6.94% +28.57%
10th Percentile £220 £286 £250
90th Percentile £488 £643 £700
England median daily rate £403 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -4.67% +5.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 19
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -7.67% +35.71%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.83 £16.08
90th Percentile £16.03 £18.79 £17.77
England median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.41% +15.53%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 782 1045 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.76% 15.16% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 610 625
North West median daily rate £394 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +9.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £208
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 108
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.36 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +14 36 £363 -9.38% 16
Cheshire +15 22 £400 -5.88% 4
Lancashire +7 4 £450 -23.40%
Merseyside -8 4 £313 -10.71%
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) DevOps
3 12 (18.18%) Finance
3 12 (18.18%) Java
3 12 (18.18%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
4 10 (15.15%) Python
4 10 (15.15%) Banking
4 10 (15.15%) JIRA
4 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.12%) Automotive
6 8 (12.12%) Retail
6 8 (12.12%) Bitbucket
7 7 (10.61%) Office 365
7 7 (10.61%) Docker
7 7 (10.61%) Middleware
7 7 (10.61%) Windows
7 7 (10.61%) Linux
8 6 (9.09%) Unix
8 6 (9.09%) CSS
8 6 (9.09%) HTML
8 6 (9.09%) HTTP
8 6 (9.09%) VPN
8 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (9.09%) Maven
8 6 (9.09%) SDLC
9 5 (7.58%) SonarQube

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.58%) Apache
1 5 (7.58%) JBoss
1 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Confluence
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) Smallworld
4 2 (3.03%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MicroStation
3 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) Office 365
3 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
4 4 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.03%) CloudFront
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
5 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 2 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.52%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
1 6 (9.09%) VPN
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) Intranet
2 5 (7.58%) WAN
3 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) Skype
3 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) MPLS
5 2 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (1.52%) Broadband
6 1 (1.52%) DHCP
6 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.52%) PBX
6 1 (1.52%) SMS
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) GIS
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 2 (3.03%) Flink
4 1 (1.52%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
1 10 (15.15%) JIRA
2 8 (12.12%) Bitbucket
3 6 (9.09%) Maven
4 5 (7.58%) Gradle
4 5 (7.58%) SonarQube
5 4 (6.06%) Ant
5 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) JUnit
7 2 (3.03%) gulp
8 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.52%) Subversion
8 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Automotive
3 8 (12.12%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) German Language
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Support Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (10.61%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Middleware
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
2 6 (9.09%) HTML
3 5 (7.58%) Web Services
4 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.06%) REST
5 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.55%) HTML5
5 3 (4.55%) jQuery
5 3 (4.55%) SOAP
5 3 (4.55%) Spring
6 2 (3.03%) CSS3
6 2 (3.03%) J2EE
6 2 (3.03%) JSON
6 2 (3.03%) Node.js
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.03%) SAML
6 2 (3.03%) Servlets
6 2 (3.03%) Sinatra
6 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Internet of Things
2 3 (4.55%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.03%) BYOD
3 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) RIA
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) AIX
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (21.21%) DevOps
2 10 (15.15%) ITIL
3 6 (9.09%) SDLC
4 5 (7.58%) Project Management
4 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.06%) CRM
5 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.55%) Analytics
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
6 3 (4.55%) Network Design
6 3 (4.55%) Scrum
6 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.03%) Content Management
7 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) Java
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) Python
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) Perl
5 4 (6.06%) Jython
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.52%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) Korn
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
1 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) AAT
2 1 (1.52%) ACCA
2 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.52%) CCIE
2 1 (1.52%) CCNP
2 1 (1.52%) CIMA
2 1 (1.52%) CIPD
2 1 (1.52%) CIPFA
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) HND
2 1 (1.52%) MCITP
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.52%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) Proofpoint
4 3 (4.55%) Symantec
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) Autodesk
5 2 (3.03%) Capita
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) Kony
5 2 (3.03%) LabWare
5 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.03%) Veritas
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.52%) Perforce
6 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL