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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 46 45 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing Internet 80 89 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.28% 3.66% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 13.91% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 13
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£375 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £444 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -52.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +10.34%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
612 640 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.06% 26.29% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 214 201
Average daily rate £325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £454 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 22 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 22 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 -4 37 £375 +50.00% 12
Bracknell +8 15 £375 -14.28% 2
Slough -4 6 £233 +4.49% 1
Newbury +1 2 £325 -18.75% 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 10
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 48 (38.71%) Windows
2 38 (30.65%) Telecoms
3 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 28 (22.58%) Degree
6 25 (20.16%) IIS
7 23 (18.55%) HTML
8 22 (17.74%) Firewall
9 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
9 21 (16.94%) ITIL
9 21 (16.94%) MS Excel
9 21 (16.94%) DNS
10 20 (16.13%) Cisco
10 20 (16.13%) SQL
11 18 (14.52%) .NET
11 18 (14.52%) Linux
11 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
12 17 (13.71%) WAN
12 17 (13.71%) MPLS
12 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
12 17 (13.71%) CSS
12 17 (13.71%) Project Management
13 16 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (12.90%) VPN
14 15 (12.10%) HTTP
14 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
14 15 (12.10%) LAN
15 13 (10.48%) Ethernet
15 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
15 13 (10.48%) PowerShell

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (20.16%) IIS
2 9 (7.26%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.23%) Lync
5 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.61%) Drupal
7 2 (1.61%) Liferay
7 2 (1.61%) CMS
7 2 (1.61%) Apache
7 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion MX
8 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.87%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.81%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Misys Midas
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) Firewall
2 21 (16.94%) DNS
3 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
4 17 (13.71%) WAN
4 17 (13.71%) MPLS
5 16 (12.90%) VPN
6 15 (12.10%) HTTP
6 15 (12.10%) LAN
7 13 (10.48%) Ethernet
8 12 (9.68%) Broadband
9 11 (8.87%) Network Security
10 10 (8.06%) IPsec
10 10 (8.06%) GPRS
10 10 (8.06%) GSM
11 9 (7.26%) LTE
12 8 (6.45%) BGP
12 8 (6.45%) 3G
12 8 (6.45%) HTTPS
12 8 (6.45%) SSL
12 8 (6.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) DB2
3 5 (4.03%) MySQL
4 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) WinDbg
1 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.61%) ERwin
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 38 (30.65%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.06%) Billing
3 9 (7.26%) Finance
4 6 (4.84%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (16.94%) Architect
2 13 (10.48%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (10.48%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.87%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.06%) Developer
4 10 (8.06%) Consultant
4 10 (8.06%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) Test Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) SCCM Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Field Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Architect
8 4 (3.23%) Administrator
8 4 (3.23%) Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Support Technician
9 3 (2.42%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.55%) HTML
2 18 (14.52%) .NET
3 17 (13.71%) CSS
4 11 (8.87%) XML
5 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET
6 9 (7.26%) DCOM
6 9 (7.26%) Web Services
7 6 (4.84%) jQuery
7 6 (4.84%) REST
7 6 (4.84%) SOAP
8 5 (4.03%) J2EE
9 4 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (3.23%) Spring
9 4 (3.23%) WAP
9 4 (3.23%) JDBC
9 4 (3.23%) WML
10 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.61%) JNDI
11 2 (1.61%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) PKI
2 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.03%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.42%) SecurID
7 2 (1.61%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.61%) iSeries
7 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.61%) Handset
7 2 (1.61%) AS400
7 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.81%) DTV
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.71%) Windows
2 18 (14.52%) Linux
3 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.45%) UNIX
5 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.42%) Android
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) ITIL
2 17 (13.71%) Project Management
3 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
4 8 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (6.45%) Workflow
4 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.65%) CRM
5 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
5 7 (5.65%) Web Development
6 6 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.84%) Analytics
6 6 (4.84%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (4.84%) MVC
6 6 (4.84%) B2B
7 5 (4.03%) UML
7 5 (4.03%) B2C
7 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.03%) Service Management
7 5 (4.03%) Migration
7 5 (4.03%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.13%) SQL
3 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.26%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.26%) VBScript
5 6 (4.84%) Java
5 6 (4.84%) C
6 5 (4.03%) C++
6 5 (4.03%) Perl
7 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.61%) RPG/400
8 2 (1.61%) RPG IV
8 2 (1.61%) PHP
8 2 (1.61%) RPG
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (22.58%) Degree
2 16 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.45%) CCNA
6 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.84%) CCNP
8 4 (3.23%) ISEB
8 4 (3.23%) MCSE
9 3 (2.42%) MCSA
9 3 (2.42%) CISSP
9 3 (2.42%) CCIP
9 3 (2.42%) CCSP
9 3 (2.42%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.61%) MCPD
10 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.61%) PMP
10 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.81%) CCDP
11 1 (0.81%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.23%) KVM
4 2 (1.61%) Xen
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) SCCM
2 9 (7.26%) SCOM
2 9 (7.26%) WMI
3 3 (2.42%) WSUS
4 2 (1.61%) Plesk
5 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.13%) Cisco
3 9 (7.26%) Juniper
3 9 (7.26%) VMware
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle
5 7 (5.65%) HP
5 7 (5.65%) IBM
5 7 (5.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (4.84%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.23%) Huawei
8 4 (3.23%) F5
8 4 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.23%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.23%) Citrix
9 3 (2.42%) Metastorm
9 3 (2.42%) AlgoSec
9 3 (2.42%) Tufin
9 3 (2.42%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.42%) Unica
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