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 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
Internet
Rank 85 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 44 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 2.12% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.80% 8.10% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 25
Average daily rate £338 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £167 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £453 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
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%
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 18 April 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 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 -6 13 £238 -26.92% 20
Newbury +7 11 £415 +7.09% 1
Bracknell -3 6 £338 -25.00% 3
Slough +7 1 £165 -56.00% 1
Maidenhead -10 1 - - 7
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (50.36%) Windows
2 51 (36.69%) Telecoms
3 46 (33.09%) Active Directory
4 35 (25.18%) VPN
5 32 (23.02%) Microsoft
5 32 (23.02%) MPLS
6 31 (22.30%) TCP/IP
6 31 (22.30%) LAN
7 30 (21.58%) WAN
8 27 (19.42%) DNS
9 26 (18.71%) Cisco
10 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
11 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (17.27%) Windows 7
12 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (14.39%) MS Exchange
13 20 (14.39%) .NET
13 20 (14.39%) SCCM
14 19 (13.67%) Degree
14 19 (13.67%) Ethernet
14 19 (13.67%) VMware
15 18 (12.95%) HTTP
15 18 (12.95%) Web Services
15 18 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (12.23%) Linux
17 16 (11.51%) Firewall
18 15 (10.79%) Blackberry
18 15 (10.79%) Project Management
18 15 (10.79%) HP
18 15 (10.79%) HTML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.63%) Lync
4 11 (7.91%) IIS
5 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.32%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.88%) Apache
7 4 (2.88%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.72%) Drupal
8 1 (0.72%) Liferay
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) MS Project
3 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.72%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.04%) Office 365
3 3 (2.16%) SaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.18%) VPN
2 32 (23.02%) MPLS
3 31 (22.30%) TCP/IP
3 31 (22.30%) LAN
4 30 (21.58%) WAN
5 27 (19.42%) DNS
6 19 (13.67%) Ethernet
7 18 (12.95%) HTTP
8 16 (11.51%) Firewall
9 14 (10.07%) SAN
10 13 (9.35%) LTE
11 11 (7.91%) SMTP
11 11 (7.91%) ADSL
11 11 (7.91%) Broadband
11 11 (7.91%) BGP
12 10 (7.19%) ATM
12 10 (7.19%) SDH
13 8 (5.76%) LDAP
13 8 (5.76%) GSM
14 7 (5.04%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.04%) MySQL
3 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Selenium
2 2 (1.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.72%) NUnit
General
1 51 (36.69%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.76%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Marketing
3 4 (2.88%) French Language
3 4 (2.88%) German Language
3 4 (2.88%) Italian Language
3 4 (2.88%) Japanese Language
4 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (11.51%) Software Engineer
2 15 (10.79%) Support Engineer
3 11 (7.91%) Team Leader
3 11 (7.91%) Developer
4 10 (7.19%) Software Development Engineer
4 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 10 (7.19%) Test Engineer
4 10 (7.19%) Consultant
4 10 (7.19%) Development Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Architect
6 8 (5.76%) Operations Team Leader
7 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
7 7 (5.04%) Designer
8 6 (4.32%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) .NET
2 18 (12.95%) Web Services
3 15 (10.79%) HTML
4 14 (10.07%) JSON
5 11 (7.91%) REST
6 10 (7.19%) CSS
6 10 (7.19%) XML
7 9 (6.47%) jQuery
8 8 (5.76%) SOAP
8 8 (5.76%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (5.04%) CSS3
9 7 (5.04%) HTML5
10 5 (3.60%) Silverlight
10 5 (3.60%) Ext JS
10 5 (3.60%) Ajax
10 5 (3.60%) WSDL
11 4 (2.88%) XHTML
11 4 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (1.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.19%) IPTV
3 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.32%) RIA
5 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.44%) PKI
7 2 (1.44%) Economics
7 2 (1.44%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.44%) Handset
7 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (50.36%) Windows
2 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (17.27%) Windows 7
3 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (12.23%) Linux
5 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.60%) UNIX
7 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.16%) Android
8 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.79%) Project Management
2 14 (10.07%) ITIL
3 10 (7.19%) OOD
3 10 (7.19%) UML
3 10 (7.19%) OO
3 10 (7.19%) Workflow
3 10 (7.19%) MVC
4 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2
4 8 (5.76%) SOA
5 7 (5.04%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.04%) Migration
6 6 (4.32%) Software Engineering
6 6 (4.32%) Validation
6 6 (4.32%) Test Automation
6 6 (4.32%) Analytics
7 5 (3.60%) Project Planning
7 5 (3.60%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.88%) Web Analytics
8 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.35%) Perl
3 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.91%) Java
4 11 (7.91%) C#
5 10 (7.19%) C++
5 10 (7.19%) C
6 5 (3.60%) Ruby
6 5 (3.60%) SQL
7 4 (2.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) Degree
2 13 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) CCNA
4 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.76%) CCNP
6 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.32%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.16%) MCSE
7 3 (2.16%) MCSA
7 3 (2.16%) MCSD
7 3 (2.16%) CCIP
8 2 (1.44%) MBA
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 46 (33.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.35%) vSphere
3 4 (2.88%) KVM
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (14.39%) SCCM
2 14 (10.07%) WSUS
3 13 (9.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (9.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.44%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.44%) WMI
4 2 (1.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.71%) Cisco
3 19 (13.67%) VMware
4 15 (10.79%) HP
5 13 (9.35%) Symantec
6 10 (7.19%) Oracle
7 9 (6.47%) Remedy
8 7 (5.04%) Blue Coat
8 7 (5.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (5.04%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.32%) Citrix
9 6 (4.32%) Brocade
10 5 (3.60%) Juniper
11 4 (2.88%) McAfee
11 4 (2.88%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.88%) Lotus
11 4 (2.88%) Huawei
11 4 (2.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 3 (2.16%) Unica
13 2 (1.44%) CA
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