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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 35 52 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +34
Contract jobs citing Internet 114 85 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.65% 3.31% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.30% 12.78% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £446 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.62 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% -14.70%
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
659 665 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.89% 25.92% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 211 227
Average daily rate £355 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 September 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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 41 £413 +17.85% 17
Slough +4 13 £308 -17.80% 3
Bracknell +1 13 £423 +25.18%
Newbury +9 11 £400 -
Maidenhead -8 2 £275 +32.53% 3
Hungerford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 59 (35.54%) Windows
2 57 (34.34%) Telecoms
3 49 (29.52%) Microsoft
4 48 (28.92%) Degree
5 37 (22.29%) Project Management
6 34 (20.48%) HTML
6 34 (20.48%) SQL
7 33 (19.88%) JavaScript
7 33 (19.88%) IIS
7 33 (19.88%) Active Directory
8 30 (18.07%) 3G
8 30 (18.07%) ITIL
9 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
10 28 (16.87%) Firewall
11 26 (15.66%) SQL Server
11 26 (15.66%) CSS
11 26 (15.66%) Broadband
12 24 (14.46%) .NET
12 24 (14.46%) Billing
13 23 (13.86%) Linux
14 21 (12.65%) DNS
14 21 (12.65%) Cisco
14 21 (12.65%) TCP/IP
15 20 (12.05%) HTTP
16 19 (11.45%) WAN
16 19 (11.45%) LAN
16 19 (11.45%) E-Commerce
16 19 (11.45%) PowerShell
16 19 (11.45%) 4G
17 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (19.88%) IIS
2 13 (7.83%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.23%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.02%) Apache
5 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.61%) Lync
7 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.41%) MQSeries
9 4 (2.41%) Drupal
9 4 (2.41%) Liferay
10 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.20%) CMS
10 2 (1.20%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion MX
11 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.24%) MS Office
3 7 (4.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.60%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.07%) 3G
2 28 (16.87%) Firewall
3 26 (15.66%) Broadband
4 21 (12.65%) TCP/IP
4 21 (12.65%) DNS
5 20 (12.05%) HTTP
6 19 (11.45%) LAN
6 19 (11.45%) WAN
6 19 (11.45%) 4G
7 17 (10.24%) LTE
8 16 (9.64%) VPN
9 14 (8.43%) FTP
10 13 (7.83%) SSL
11 11 (6.63%) HTTPS
11 11 (6.63%) MPLS
11 11 (6.63%) Network Security
12 10 (6.02%) Ethernet
13 9 (5.42%) GPRS
13 9 (5.42%) BGP
14 8 (4.82%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.23%) MySQL
3 9 (5.42%) DB2
4 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Subversion
2 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.41%) ERwin
3 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.20%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.60%) Gradle
4 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.60%) NUnit
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 57 (34.34%) Telecoms
2 24 (14.46%) Billing
3 18 (10.84%) Finance
4 10 (6.02%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (19.28%) Architect
2 24 (14.46%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (11.45%) Developer
4 15 (9.04%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 12 (7.23%) Senior Architect
6 10 (6.02%) SCCM Engineer
6 10 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.02%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Consultant
7 9 (5.42%) Design Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Administrator
9 7 (4.22%) Field Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Designer
11 5 (3.01%) IT Support
11 5 (3.01%) Desktop Technician
11 5 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.01%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.48%) HTML
2 26 (15.66%) CSS
3 24 (14.46%) .NET
4 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (7.83%) XML
6 12 (7.23%) jQuery
7 11 (6.63%) Web Services
8 10 (6.02%) DCOM
8 10 (6.02%) SOAP
9 8 (4.82%) LAMP
10 7 (4.22%) REST
11 5 (3.01%) Spring
11 5 (3.01%) J2EE
12 4 (2.41%) WML
12 4 (2.41%) JDBC
12 4 (2.41%) HTML5
12 4 (2.41%) WAP
13 3 (1.81%) Ajax
13 3 (1.81%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.02%) PKI
3 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.01%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.41%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.41%) iSeries
6 4 (2.41%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.41%) AS400
6 4 (2.41%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.41%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.81%) SecurID
7 3 (1.81%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.81%) Open Source
8 2 (1.20%) Social Media
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.20%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.54%) Windows
2 23 (13.86%) Linux
3 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.43%) UNIX
5 11 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.42%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.22%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.22%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.81%) AIX
10 2 (1.20%) Debian
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.20%) Android
10 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.29%) Project Management
2 30 (18.07%) ITIL
3 19 (11.45%) E-Commerce
4 13 (7.83%) PRINCE2
4 13 (7.83%) Service Management
5 12 (7.23%) MVC
6 9 (5.42%) Workflow
6 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.42%) Capacity Management
7 8 (4.82%) Time Management
7 8 (4.82%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (4.82%) Migration
7 8 (4.82%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.82%) Web Development
8 7 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.22%) TOGAF
8 7 (4.22%) Change Management
8 7 (4.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (4.22%) Change Control
9 6 (3.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.48%) SQL
2 33 (19.88%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.45%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.83%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.02%) VBScript
5 10 (6.02%) Java
6 9 (5.42%) PHP
7 5 (3.01%) C
8 4 (2.41%) RPG
8 4 (2.41%) RPG/400
8 4 (2.41%) RPG IV
9 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.81%) Perl
9 3 (1.81%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) C#
10 2 (1.20%) PHP5
11 1 (0.60%) Groovy
11 1 (0.60%) Scala
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (28.92%) Degree
2 17 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (9.04%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.02%) CCNA
6 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.22%) CCNP
8 6 (3.61%) MCSE
8 6 (3.61%) PMP
8 6 (3.61%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.41%) ISEB
10 3 (1.81%) CISSP
10 3 (1.81%) MCSA
10 3 (1.81%) CCIE
10 3 (1.81%) CCSP
10 3 (1.81%) CCIP
10 3 (1.81%) CCDP
10 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.20%) MCPD
11 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) SLA
2 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.01%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.81%) KVM
4 2 (1.20%) Xen
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) WMI
1 10 (6.02%) SCCM
1 10 (6.02%) SCOM
2 2 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.20%) Plesk
2 2 (1.20%) WSUS
2 2 (1.20%) OpenView
2 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 49 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.65%) Cisco
3 12 (7.23%) IBM
4 11 (6.63%) VMware
5 8 (4.82%) HP
5 8 (4.82%) Juniper
6 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.22%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.61%) Citrix
8 4 (2.41%) SAP
8 4 (2.41%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.41%) Oracle
8 4 (2.41%) Huawei
8 4 (2.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (2.41%) F5
9 3 (1.81%) Cramer
9 3 (1.81%) Zend
9 3 (1.81%) Tufin
9 3 (1.81%) AlgoSec
9 3 (1.81%) Fortinet
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