The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 107 77 95
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Contract jobs citing HTTP 22 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 1.79% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.40% 6.85% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 12
Average daily rate £338 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £262 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £411 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.80 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.04% +25.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 9 £425 +19.29% 13
Slough +11 3 £230 - 7
Maidenhead - 3 - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
3 20 (30.77%) HTML
3 20 (30.77%) LAN
4 19 (29.23%) UNIX
4 19 (29.23%) Firewall
5 18 (27.69%) Internet
6 16 (24.62%) DNS
6 16 (24.62%) WAN
6 16 (24.62%) CSS
6 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
7 15 (23.08%) VMware
7 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (21.54%) SQL
8 14 (21.54%) Oracle
8 14 (21.54%) Linux
8 14 (21.54%) SMTP
8 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
8 14 (21.54%) HTML5
8 14 (21.54%) CSS3
9 13 (20.00%) HP
9 13 (20.00%) VPN
9 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (18.46%) SAN
10 12 (18.46%) SSL
10 12 (18.46%) Cisco
10 12 (18.46%) Java
10 12 (18.46%) Perl

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.38%) Apache
2 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.69%) IIS
5 5 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.54%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
2 20 (30.77%) LAN
3 19 (29.23%) Firewall
4 18 (27.69%) Internet
5 16 (24.62%) DNS
5 16 (24.62%) WAN
6 14 (21.54%) SMTP
7 13 (20.00%) VPN
8 12 (18.46%) SAN
8 12 (18.46%) SSL
9 10 (15.38%) FTP
10 9 (13.85%) LDAP
10 9 (13.85%) MPLS
11 7 (10.77%) HTTPS
12 6 (9.23%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (7.69%) BGP
14 4 (6.15%) INAP
14 4 (6.15%) ISUP
14 4 (6.15%) SSH
14 4 (6.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MySQL
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) DataStage
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) JUnit
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.62%) PhoneGap
2 3 (4.62%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (4.62%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.54%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) Toad
4 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.54%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.54%) Introscope
General
1 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Japanese Language
4 4 (6.15%) Billing
4 4 (6.15%) French Language
4 4 (6.15%) German Language
4 4 (6.15%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (6.15%) Operations Team Leader
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (4.62%) Desktop Team Leader
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) DBA
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) HTML
2 16 (24.62%) CSS
3 14 (21.54%) HTML5
3 14 (21.54%) CSS3
4 11 (16.92%) RESTful
5 9 (13.85%) Web Services
5 9 (13.85%) DOM
5 9 (13.85%) Dojo
5 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.85%) Backbone.js
6 6 (9.23%) CGI
7 4 (6.15%) Ajax
7 4 (6.15%) .NET
7 4 (6.15%) XML
7 4 (6.15%) SOAP
7 4 (6.15%) XHTML
8 3 (4.62%) REST
8 3 (4.62%) JMS
8 3 (4.62%) XSD
8 3 (4.62%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) iPad
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) UNIX
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) Linux
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.31%) Solaris
7 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.08%) Android
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.54%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) OO
1 9 (13.85%) User Stories
2 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
3 7 (10.77%) Workflow
3 7 (10.77%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) Web Development
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) Validation
5 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.15%) Benchmarking
5 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.62%) iOS Development
6 3 (4.62%) SOA
6 3 (4.62%) OOP
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.62%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.54%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) Perl
4 5 (7.69%) PHP
5 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.62%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.54%) Scala
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.77%) CCNA
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) ISEB
5 3 (4.62%) MCSE
5 3 (4.62%) MCSA
6 2 (3.08%) CCSA
6 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.08%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) CNE
7 1 (1.54%) Novell Certification
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCTS
7 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) COBIT
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.23%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) KVM
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) WSUS
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
1 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 2 (3.08%) Foglight
4 2 (3.08%) nmon
4 2 (3.08%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.54%) MIIS
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) VMware
2 14 (21.54%) Oracle
3 13 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco
5 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.31%) Brocade
6 8 (12.31%) Blue Coat
6 8 (12.31%) Symantec
6 8 (12.31%) IBM
7 6 (9.23%) McAfee
8 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.15%) Citrix
10 3 (4.62%) F5
11 2 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.08%) Axway
11 2 (3.08%) Juniper
11 2 (3.08%) Nokia
12 1 (1.54%) Ektron
12 1 (1.54%) MobileIron
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