Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 December 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 42
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 +1
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.83% 4.76% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.92% 35.14% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £229 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.38% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £375 £463
% change year-on-year +17.33% -18.92% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £46.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £15.41 £15.21
% change year-on-year +42.81% +1.27% -54.66%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 48 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.72% 13.55% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 12
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £345 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -5.15% +0.34%
10th Percentile £263 £195 £206
90th Percentile £406 £410 £593
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £29.60 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.48% -34.22% +236.45%
10th Percentile £15.13 £16.69 £20.90
90th Percentile £15.38 £46.43 £47.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -45.56% +102.07% -14.29%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Staffordshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Staffordshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Staffordshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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
Tamworth - 6 £360 -
Stoke-on-Trent -10 5 - - 11
Internet
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) FMCG
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (54.55%) Re-Platforming
2 6 (54.55%) Patch Management
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Application Discovery
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Archiva
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Project Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Security Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Security Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Server Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Server Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Release Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Patch Management
1 6 (54.55%) Re-Platforming
1 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (45.45%) Application Discovery
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Push Notifications
4 1 (9.09%) Release Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin