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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 50 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Internet 87 109 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.31% 4.22% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.32% 18.66% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 15
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -5.19%
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -20 18 £350 -17.64% 7
Slough +4 14 £300 +166.66% 2
Newbury +4 8 £243 -35.33%
Bracknell -1 8 £300 -11.11%
Maidenhead -7 4 £268 -32.93% 3
Hungerford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 61 (32.28%) Degree
3 55 (29.10%) Project Management
4 54 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 51 (26.98%) Windows
6 40 (21.16%) Firewall
7 38 (20.11%) 3G
7 38 (20.11%) Cisco
7 38 (20.11%) LAN
8 37 (19.58%) WAN
8 37 (19.58%) ITIL
9 36 (19.05%) Broadband
10 34 (17.99%) SQL
10 34 (17.99%) Security Cleared
11 32 (16.93%) TCP/IP
12 31 (16.40%) VPN
12 31 (16.40%) DNS
13 30 (15.87%) Billing
14 29 (15.34%) Computer Science
15 28 (14.81%) Linux
16 27 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
17 26 (13.76%) CheckPoint
17 26 (13.76%) Network Security
18 25 (13.23%) F5
18 25 (13.23%) Active Directory
18 25 (13.23%) JavaScript
19 24 (12.70%) IIS
19 24 (12.70%) SC Cleared
20 22 (11.64%) HTML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (12.70%) IIS
2 15 (7.94%) Apache
3 13 (6.88%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.17%) Lync
6 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.59%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.06%) Drupal
8 2 (1.06%) Liferay
8 2 (1.06%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.06%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
9 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.05%) MS Office
3 5 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) GitHub
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.16%) Firewall
2 38 (20.11%) LAN
2 38 (20.11%) 3G
3 37 (19.58%) WAN
4 36 (19.05%) Broadband
5 32 (16.93%) TCP/IP
6 31 (16.40%) VPN
6 31 (16.40%) DNS
7 26 (13.76%) Network Security
8 20 (10.58%) MPLS
8 20 (10.58%) SSL
9 19 (10.05%) IPsec
10 18 (9.52%) OSPF
10 18 (9.52%) Ethernet
11 17 (8.99%) RIP
11 17 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (7.94%) 4G
13 14 (7.41%) LTE
13 14 (7.41%) FTP
13 14 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.94%) MySQL
3 10 (5.29%) DB2
4 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Subversion
2 5 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.06%) ERwin
3 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) Selenium
4 1 (0.53%) NUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.53%) Gradle
General
1 81 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 30 (15.87%) Billing
3 18 (9.52%) Finance
4 11 (5.82%) Marketing
5 4 (2.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (22.22%) Architect
2 28 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 21 (11.11%) Developer
4 18 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 16 (8.47%) Security Engineer
6 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.35%) Senior Architect
8 11 (5.82%) Network Architect
8 11 (5.82%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.23%) Administrator
10 8 (4.23%) SCCM Engineer
10 8 (4.23%) IP Engineer
11 7 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
12 6 (3.17%) Consultant
12 6 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (2.65%) Designer
13 5 (2.65%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.64%) HTML
2 18 (9.52%) CSS
3 12 (6.35%) .NET
4 10 (5.29%) LAMP
4 10 (5.29%) jQuery
5 8 (4.23%) DCOM
6 7 (3.70%) Web Services
7 5 (2.65%) XML
7 5 (2.65%) SOAP
7 5 (2.65%) HTML5
7 5 (2.65%) REST
7 5 (2.65%) Regular Expression
7 5 (2.65%) Django
8 4 (2.12%) Sass
8 4 (2.12%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.12%) CSS3
8 4 (2.12%) JSON
8 4 (2.12%) Ajax
8 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.35%) SecurID
3 9 (4.76%) User Experience
4 8 (4.23%) PKI
5 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.65%) AS400
6 5 (2.65%) iSeries
7 3 (1.59%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.59%) Open Source
7 3 (1.59%) BBC
7 3 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.59%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.59%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.59%) RIA
7 3 (1.59%) New Media
7 3 (1.59%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.98%) Windows
2 28 (14.81%) Linux
3 17 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.47%) UNIX
5 14 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.29%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.17%) Solaris
11 5 (2.65%) AIX
11 5 (2.65%) SUSE
11 5 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.59%) i5/OS
12 3 (1.59%) OS/400
13 2 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.10%) Project Management
2 37 (19.58%) ITIL
3 17 (8.99%) Service Management
4 16 (8.47%) eTOM
5 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.35%) Change Control
6 11 (5.82%) Change Management
6 11 (5.82%) Validation
6 11 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.29%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (4.76%) Migration
8 9 (4.76%) MVC
8 9 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.76%) Capacity Management
8 9 (4.76%) Demand Forecasting
9 8 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (4.23%) TDD
9 8 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.23%) Time Management
10 7 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.99%) SQL
2 25 (13.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.99%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.82%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.29%) PHP
6 8 (4.23%) VBScript
7 5 (2.65%) Python
7 5 (2.65%) RPG
8 4 (2.12%) C
8 4 (2.12%) Java
9 3 (1.59%) COBOL
10 2 (1.06%) C#
10 2 (1.06%) PHP5
10 2 (1.06%) RPG/400
10 2 (1.06%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (32.28%) Degree
2 34 (17.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (12.70%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (10.58%) CCNP
6 13 (6.88%) CISSP
7 12 (6.35%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.23%) CCNA
9 5 (2.65%) PMP
9 5 (2.65%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.12%) CCIP
10 4 (2.12%) MCSE
10 4 (2.12%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.59%) CCIE
11 3 (1.59%) CCDP
11 3 (1.59%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.53%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.53%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) PCI DSS
2 12 (6.35%) SLA
3 5 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 25 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) vSphere
3 5 (2.65%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (2.65%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.12%) Firmware
5 3 (1.59%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.06%) Xen
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.76%) SCCM
2 8 (4.23%) SCOM
2 8 (4.23%) WMI
3 5 (2.65%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.59%) OpenView
4 3 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.59%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (1.59%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (1.06%) Plesk
Vendors
1 54 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.11%) Cisco
3 26 (13.76%) CheckPoint
4 25 (13.23%) F5
5 19 (10.05%) Citrix
6 16 (8.47%) VMware
7 13 (6.88%) IBM
7 13 (6.88%) Fortinet
8 12 (6.35%) Tufin
8 12 (6.35%) AlgoSec
8 12 (6.35%) CA
9 11 (5.82%) Oracle
10 9 (4.76%) HP
10 9 (4.76%) Remedy
11 7 (3.70%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.17%) Dell
13 5 (2.65%) Juniper
13 5 (2.65%) Sun
13 5 (2.65%) Splunk
13 5 (2.65%) Crossbeam
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