Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 20 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 77 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 - +39
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.58% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.22% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Shropshire median daily rate £415 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.76% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £456 £400
% change year-on-year -17.81% +14.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.43 £31.03
% change year-on-year +78.28% -50.28% +106.83%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 89 152 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.65% 19.44% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 14
Shropshire median daily rate £440 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £220
90th Percentile £539 £512 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £12.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Shropshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Shropshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Shropshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Shropshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Shropshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Telford +30 16 £408 +23.48% 1
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Internet
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) IBM
3 12 (66.67%) CCNP
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (66.67%) BMC
3 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 12 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 12 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 12 (66.67%) F5
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 12 (66.67%) Network Packet Analysis
4 11 (61.11%) HP
5 10 (55.56%) McAfee
5 10 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) Fortinet
6 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) FortiGate
6 8 (44.44%) Aruba
7 7 (38.89%) MPLS
7 7 (38.89%) OSPF
7 7 (38.89%) BGP
7 7 (38.89%) VPN
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) VLAN

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (27.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (38.89%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) HSRP
4 7 (38.89%) MPLS
4 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (22.22%) Network Support
5 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Expert
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Expert
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (11.11%) Service Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 12 (66.67%) Network Packet Analysis
1 12 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
2 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Coaching
3 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CCNP
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CCIE
3 4 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 12 (66.67%) BMC
1 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) F5
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 11 (61.11%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) Fortinet
3 10 (55.56%) McAfee
4 8 (44.44%) Aruba
5 5 (27.78%) Dell
5 5 (27.78%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix