The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 44 44 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Contract jobs citing Internet 85 92 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.39% 3.76% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.45% 14.02% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 15
Average daily rate
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£383 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £438 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 656 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.23% 26.82% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 220 204
Average daily rate £330 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Internet
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
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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 +7 41 £383 +53.00% 15
Bracknell +5 13 £450 +2.85% 2
Slough -5 6 £233 +5.68% 1
Newbury -2 3 £388 -3.12% 2
Wokingham -1 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 8
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 49 (38.58%) Windows
2 40 (31.50%) Telecoms
3 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
4 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
5 31 (24.41%) Degree
6 26 (20.47%) IIS
7 23 (18.11%) HTML
7 23 (18.11%) MS Excel
8 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
8 21 (16.54%) SQL
8 21 (16.54%) Cisco
8 21 (16.54%) DNS
8 21 (16.54%) Project Management
8 21 (16.54%) Firewall
9 20 (15.75%) ITIL
10 18 (14.17%) .NET
10 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
10 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
10 18 (14.17%) WAN
11 17 (13.39%) MPLS
11 17 (13.39%) CSS
11 17 (13.39%) Linux
12 16 (12.60%) LAN
12 16 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (12.60%) VPN
13 15 (11.81%) HTTP
13 15 (11.81%) Broadband
13 15 (11.81%) E-Commerce
14 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
15 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 26 (20.47%) IIS
2 9 (7.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.15%) Lync
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.57%) Drupal
7 2 (1.57%) Liferay
7 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.57%) Apache
7 2 (1.57%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion MX
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (18.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.45%) MS Office
3 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.79%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.57%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.54%) DNS
1 21 (16.54%) Firewall
2 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
2 18 (14.17%) WAN
3 17 (13.39%) MPLS
4 16 (12.60%) VPN
4 16 (12.60%) LAN
5 15 (11.81%) Broadband
5 15 (11.81%) HTTP
6 13 (10.24%) Ethernet
7 11 (8.66%) 3G
7 11 (8.66%) IPsec
7 11 (8.66%) Network Security
8 10 (7.87%) GPRS
8 10 (7.87%) GSM
9 9 (7.09%) BGP
9 9 (7.09%) LTE
10 8 (6.30%) VoIP
10 8 (6.30%) HTTPS
10 8 (6.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) DB2
3 5 (3.94%) MySQL
4 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) ERwin
1 2 (1.57%) WinDbg
1 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (31.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.24%) Billing
3 10 (7.87%) Finance
4 7 (5.51%) Marketing
5 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Architect
2 17 (13.39%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Network Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Consultant
4 10 (7.87%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.87%) Developer
4 10 (7.87%) SCCM Engineer
5 9 (7.09%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Field Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Administrator
10 3 (2.36%) Escalation Engineer
10 3 (2.36%) IT Support
10 3 (2.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) HTML
2 18 (14.17%) .NET
3 17 (13.39%) CSS
4 11 (8.66%) XML
5 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.87%) DCOM
6 8 (6.30%) Web Services
7 6 (4.72%) SOAP
7 6 (4.72%) jQuery
7 6 (4.72%) REST
8 5 (3.94%) J2EE
9 4 (3.15%) WML
9 4 (3.15%) JDBC
9 4 (3.15%) WAP
9 4 (3.15%) Spring
10 3 (2.36%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.57%) JNDI
11 2 (1.57%) LAMP
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) PKI
2 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.94%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.15%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.36%) SecurID
7 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.57%) AS400
7 2 (1.57%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.57%) Handset
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.57%) iSeries
7 2 (1.57%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.79%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.79%) DTV
8 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.58%) Windows
2 17 (13.39%) Linux
3 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.30%) UNIX
5 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.36%) Android
7 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.57%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Project Management
2 20 (15.75%) ITIL
3 15 (11.81%) E-Commerce
4 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.30%) Workflow
4 8 (6.30%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (5.51%) Software Engineering
5 7 (5.51%) Web Development
6 6 (4.72%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.72%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (4.72%) Migration
6 6 (4.72%) MVC
6 6 (4.72%) CRM
6 6 (4.72%) Service Management
6 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.72%) Analytics
7 5 (3.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.94%) B2B
7 5 (3.94%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
1 21 (16.54%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.87%) T-SQL
3 10 (7.87%) VBScript
4 6 (4.72%) C
4 6 (4.72%) Java
5 5 (3.94%) C++
5 5 (3.94%) Perl
6 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.57%) RPG/400
7 2 (1.57%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.57%) PHP
7 2 (1.57%) RPG
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) Degree
2 16 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.09%) CCNA
6 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.72%) CCNP
8 4 (3.15%) CCIP
8 4 (3.15%) MCSE
8 4 (3.15%) ISEB
9 3 (2.36%) CISSP
9 3 (2.36%) MCSA
9 3 (2.36%) PMP
9 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.36%) BC Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) CCSP
10 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.57%) MCPD
10 2 (1.57%) CCIE
10 2 (1.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.36%) KVM
4 2 (1.57%) Xen
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) SCCM
2 10 (7.87%) SCOM
2 10 (7.87%) WMI
3 3 (2.36%) WSUS
4 2 (1.57%) Plesk
5 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.54%) Cisco
3 10 (7.87%) VMware
4 9 (7.09%) Juniper
5 7 (5.51%) IBM
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle
5 7 (5.51%) HP
5 7 (5.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (4.72%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.15%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.15%) Citrix
8 4 (3.15%) Huawei
8 4 (3.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.15%) F5
9 3 (2.36%) Tufin
9 3 (2.36%) AlgoSec
9 3 (2.36%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.36%) Unica
9 3 (2.36%) Metastorm
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