The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Intranet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Intranet over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intranet
England / North West
Rank 131 132 128
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Intranet 6 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 4.56% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 14
Median daily rate £283 £381 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.90% +0.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.60% +11.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £15.28 £22.92
% change year-on-year +22.74% -33.36%  

Intranet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 372 570 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.53% 14.93% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 322 219
Median daily rate £389 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.52% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 41
Median hourly rate £16.59 £16.84 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.48% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.06 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £40.00 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Intranet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Intranet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Intranet in the North West

Intranet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intranet in the North West

Intranet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intranet in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intranet in the North West

Intranet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intranet in the North West

Intranet
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 Intranet within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 4 £390 +0.64% 3
Cheshire +22 1 - -
Merseyside 0 1 £100 -
Intranet
England

Intranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intranet 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 Intranet.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) Nintex
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Extranet
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (33.33%) Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) Google
5 4 (33.33%) InfoPath
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) WF
5 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (8.33%) Database Security
8 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

Intranet
Top Related 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) Extranet
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Copywriter
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) WF
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Content Development
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Copywriting
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCPD
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Nintex
3 4 (33.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft