The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 65 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet 60 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.12% 1.58% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 6.77% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 22
Average daily rate
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£381 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £483 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Internet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
717 635 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.36% 23.34% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 232 209
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 17 £350 +47.36% 25
Slough +6 10 £390 +136.21% 5
Bracknell +7 8 £388 +14.81% 1
Newbury -11 5 £475 +14.45%
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 53 (40.77%) Telecoms
2 44 (33.85%) Cisco
3 33 (25.38%) VPN
4 30 (23.08%) WAN
4 30 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.08%) Windows
5 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
5 29 (22.31%) CCNP
5 29 (22.31%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (21.54%) HTML
6 28 (21.54%) ITIL
6 28 (21.54%) Firewall
6 28 (21.54%) Security Cleared
7 27 (20.77%) F5
7 27 (20.77%) CheckPoint
8 26 (20.00%) LAN
9 25 (19.23%) Degree
9 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
10 24 (18.46%) Ethernet
11 23 (17.69%) RIP
11 23 (17.69%) MPLS
11 23 (17.69%) OSPF
12 22 (16.92%) Linux
12 22 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (16.92%) Network Security
13 21 (16.15%) SSL
13 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (14.62%) IPsec
14 19 (14.62%) TCP/IP
14 19 (14.62%) Broadband

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.69%) IIS
2 8 (6.15%) Apache
3 5 (3.85%) Node.js
4 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.77%) Drupal
7 1 (0.77%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Office
2 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.38%) VPN
2 30 (23.08%) WAN
3 28 (21.54%) Firewall
4 26 (20.00%) LAN
5 24 (18.46%) Ethernet
6 23 (17.69%) RIP
6 23 (17.69%) MPLS
6 23 (17.69%) OSPF
7 22 (16.92%) Network Security
7 22 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (16.15%) SSL
9 19 (14.62%) TCP/IP
9 19 (14.62%) Broadband
9 19 (14.62%) IPsec
10 17 (13.08%) HTTP
10 17 (13.08%) BGP
11 15 (11.54%) DNS
11 15 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (9.23%) 3G
13 11 (8.46%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) MySQL
2 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.38%) DB2
3 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) CorVu
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.77%) QlikView
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.77%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.54%) PHPUnit
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) Subversion
3 1 (0.77%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 53 (40.77%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.92%) Finance
3 7 (5.38%) Billing
3 7 (5.38%) Marketing
4 5 (3.85%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Back Office
5 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Developer
2 23 (17.69%) Network Engineer
3 17 (13.08%) Security Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) Architect
5 14 (10.77%) Design Engineer
6 13 (10.00%) IP Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Python Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Product Manager
10 7 (5.38%) Network Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (4.62%) IP Network Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.08%) Coordinator
12 4 (3.08%) Security Specialist
12 4 (3.08%) Network Security Specialist
12 4 (3.08%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.54%) HTML
2 19 (14.62%) CSS
3 12 (9.23%) Django
4 10 (7.69%) REST
4 10 (7.69%) Sass
4 10 (7.69%) JSON
5 7 (5.38%) HTML5
5 7 (5.38%) CSS3
6 6 (4.62%) .NET
7 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.08%) Regular Expression
8 4 (3.08%) LAMP
8 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.31%) XHTML
9 3 (2.31%) XML
9 3 (2.31%) APPC
10 2 (1.54%) Ajax
10 2 (1.54%) jQuery
10 2 (1.54%) Laravel
10 2 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) User Experience
2 15 (11.54%) SecurID
3 6 (4.62%) RIA
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Economics
6 3 (2.31%) iSeries
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) AS400
7 2 (1.54%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.77%) New Media
8 1 (0.77%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.77%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.77%) BBC
8 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Windows
2 22 (16.92%) Linux
3 9 (6.92%) UNIX
4 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.08%) AIX
5 4 (3.08%) SUSE
5 4 (3.08%) Android
6 3 (2.31%) i5/OS
6 3 (2.31%) Solaris
6 3 (2.31%) OS/400
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) ITIL
2 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.31%) TDD
3 16 (12.31%) Project Management
3 16 (12.31%) eTOM
4 12 (9.23%) Software Testing
4 12 (9.23%) OOP
5 11 (8.46%) Validation
5 11 (8.46%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (8.46%) Demand Forecasting
6 10 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.38%) Migration
8 7 (5.38%) Scrum
8 7 (5.38%) Service Management
8 7 (5.38%) Kanban
9 6 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 15 (11.54%) Python
3 10 (7.69%) SQL
4 9 (6.92%) Java
5 6 (4.62%) Perl
5 6 (4.62%) PHP
5 6 (4.62%) C
5 6 (4.62%) C++
6 5 (3.85%) C#
7 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.31%) Ruby
8 3 (2.31%) COBOL
8 3 (2.31%) RPG
9 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (22.31%) CCNP
1 29 (22.31%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (21.54%) Security Cleared
3 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 25 (19.23%) Degree
4 16 (12.31%) CISSP
5 9 (6.92%) CCNA
6 7 (5.38%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.31%) IBM Certification
7 3 (2.31%) CCIP
8 2 (1.54%) CCDP
8 2 (1.54%) CCIE
8 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.77%) HNC
9 1 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) vSphere
1 4 (3.08%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (2.31%) PowerHA
2 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.31%) Firmware
2 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.77%) XenApp
3 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.31%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.77%) Netcool
3 1 (0.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.77%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.77%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.77%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (33.85%) Cisco
2 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.77%) CheckPoint
3 27 (20.77%) F5
4 16 (12.31%) Fortinet
5 15 (11.54%) Tufin
5 15 (11.54%) CA
5 15 (11.54%) AlgoSec
6 12 (9.23%) Oracle
7 10 (7.69%) VMware
8 7 (5.38%) IBM
8 7 (5.38%) Citrix
9 6 (4.62%) BT
10 5 (3.85%) Remedy
11 4 (3.08%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.08%) Splunk
11 4 (3.08%) Sybase
12 3 (2.31%) Sun
12 3 (2.31%) HP
12 3 (2.31%) Dell
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