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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 71 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 50 69 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.97% 2.54% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.80% 9.41% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 30
Average daily rate £390 £300 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £39.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.43% +90.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.16%
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
568 733 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.35% 27.03% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 324 233
Average daily rate £363 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 30 £400 +14.28% 16
Newbury +5 5 £313 +60.25%
Slough -2 3 £325 +30.00% 2
Bracknell -11 3 £400 +33.33% 2
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (34.12%) Cisco
2 26 (30.59%) Firewall
3 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Linux
4 17 (20.00%) MPLS
5 16 (18.82%) Python
5 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.82%) REST
6 15 (17.65%) Broadband
6 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 15 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 14 (16.47%) TDD
7 14 (16.47%) Project Management
7 14 (16.47%) OOP
7 14 (16.47%) User Experience
8 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
8 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
8 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
8 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (15.29%) VPN
8 13 (15.29%) RDBMS
8 13 (15.29%) Scrum
8 13 (15.29%) JSON
8 13 (15.29%) Kanban
9 12 (14.12%) Wireless
9 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
9 12 (14.12%) WAN
9 12 (14.12%) ITIL
9 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (8.24%) IIS
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) CMS
2 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) Firewall
2 17 (20.00%) MPLS
3 15 (17.65%) Broadband
4 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (15.29%) VPN
5 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.12%) WAN
5 12 (14.12%) Wireless
6 10 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (11.76%) LAN
7 8 (9.41%) BGP
7 8 (9.41%) DNS
7 8 (9.41%) VLAN
8 7 (8.24%) 3G
9 6 (7.06%) EIGRP
9 6 (7.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (7.06%) IPsec
9 6 (7.06%) OSPF
10 5 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
1 13 (15.29%) RDBMS
1 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.18%) Selenium
1 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.18%) Subversion
1 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Billing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Developer
2 14 (16.47%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Python Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.71%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) LAN Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) WAN Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) VAS Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) REST
2 13 (15.29%) JSON
3 8 (9.41%) CSS
4 7 (8.24%) HTML
5 6 (7.06%) 802.1X
5 6 (7.06%) Django
5 6 (7.06%) Web Services
6 5 (5.88%) Sass
7 3 (3.53%) SOAP
8 2 (2.35%) XMPP
9 1 (1.18%) .NET
9 1 (1.18%) CSS3
9 1 (1.18%) HTML5
9 1 (1.18%) jQuery
9 1 (1.18%) JSR 170
9 1 (1.18%) Middleware
9 1 (1.18%) OSGi
9 1 (1.18%) XML
9 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) User Experience
2 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.88%) PKI
5 4 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.71%) Internet of Things
5 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.53%) Handset
6 3 (3.53%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.18%) New Media
8 1 (1.18%) Replication
8 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.71%) Unix
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) NetWare
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) AIX
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 14 (16.47%) OOP
3 14 (16.47%) Project Management
3 14 (16.47%) TDD
4 13 (15.29%) Kanban
4 13 (15.29%) Scrum
5 12 (14.12%) ITIL
6 11 (12.94%) High Availability
6 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.24%) Security Management
9 6 (7.06%) Network Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) OO
9 6 (7.06%) Open Source
9 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
1 16 (18.82%) Python
2 6 (7.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) C
3 2 (2.35%) C#
3 2 (2.35%) C++
3 2 (2.35%) Java
3 2 (2.35%) Ruby
4 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.76%) CCNP
3 7 (8.24%) Degree
4 6 (7.06%) CCIE
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.18%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) UAG
2 7 (8.24%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.35%) Firmware
4 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (1.18%) Cacti
2 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.18%) OpenView
2 1 (1.18%) Simpana
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Cisco
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.59%) HP
3 9 (10.59%) Palo Alto
4 7 (8.24%) Avaya
5 5 (5.88%) Aruba
5 5 (5.88%) Brocade
5 5 (5.88%) NetScout
6 4 (4.71%) Adobe
6 4 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.35%) Juniper
7 2 (2.35%) Lotus
7 2 (2.35%) Novell
7 2 (2.35%) Polycom
7 2 (2.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.18%) CommVault
8 1 (1.18%) Endeca
8 1 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (1.18%) NetApp
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