The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 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.

Intranet
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 125 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Contract jobs citing Intranet 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 3.81% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Median daily rate £240 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.50 £39.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.06% -7.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.49 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.24% +2.42%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 308 394 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 13.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 214 192
Median daily rate £400 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 33
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £29.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Intranet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intranet in the West Midlands

Intranet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intranet in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intranet in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Intranet in the West Midlands

Intranet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intranet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Warwickshire +14 5 - - 1
Birmingham +14 1 £240 -20.00%
Tipton - 1 - -
Intranet
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Intranet.

1 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (25.00%) Automotive
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) Classic ASP
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (15.00%) PMO
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Intranet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Project Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Coach
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Procurement Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) Ajax
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Network Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.00%) Kanban
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (5.00%) VMware