Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 11 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +26 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 32 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.29% 11.99% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 58.18% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £442 £320 £448
% change year-on-year +38.13% -28.49% +35.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +17.39% -39.47% +55.10%

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 20 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.58% 20.60% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -21.21% +24.06%
10th Percentile £188 £204 £205
90th Percentile £395 £431 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £15.48 £24.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.07% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.05 £18.78 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.51% +17.34% +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 21 May 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 8 £375 +15.38% 3
Tamworth - 2 £370 -
Internet
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Logistics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Qualitative Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Audit
2 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Elixir
5 1 (10.00%) Erlang
5 1 (10.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) R
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Snow