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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 83 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 43 106 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.66% 4.38% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 16.33% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 44
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£213 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £472 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £17.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -27.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £17.50 £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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
571 649 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.07% 26.81% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 243 225
Average daily rate £338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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
Bracknell -3 17 £213 -43.33% 3
Reading -41 8 £310 -22.50% 11
Slough -3 7 £208 -28.81% 1
Maidenhead +4 2 £350 +27.27%
Wokingham -2 1 £358 -
Newbury -16 1 - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
2 26 (29.89%) Telecoms
3 25 (28.74%) CSS
4 24 (27.59%) HTML
5 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.84%) WAN
6 19 (21.84%) 3G
7 15 (17.24%) Cisco
7 15 (17.24%) Windows
8 13 (14.94%) Linux
8 13 (14.94%) LAN
8 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.94%) LTE
9 12 (13.79%) Marketing
9 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 12 (13.79%) Broadband
9 12 (13.79%) Ethernet
10 11 (12.64%) DNS
10 11 (12.64%) Degree
10 11 (12.64%) Network Architecture
11 10 (11.49%) Firewall
11 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (11.49%) MPLS
11 10 (11.49%) 3GPP
12 9 (10.34%) DHCP
12 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.34%) CCNP
12 9 (10.34%) Migration
12 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.34%) TDD

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.84%) WAN
1 19 (21.84%) 3G
2 13 (14.94%) LAN
2 13 (14.94%) LTE
3 12 (13.79%) Broadband
3 12 (13.79%) Ethernet
4 11 (12.64%) DNS
5 10 (11.49%) MPLS
5 10 (11.49%) 3GPP
5 10 (11.49%) Firewall
6 9 (10.34%) DHCP
6 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.20%) OSPF
7 8 (9.20%) 4G
8 7 (8.05%) BGP
9 6 (6.90%) SSL
9 6 (6.90%) HTTP
9 6 (6.90%) VoLTE
10 5 (5.75%) 2G
10 5 (5.75%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
1 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
1 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (29.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.79%) Marketing
3 6 (6.90%) Finance
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Architect
4 9 (10.34%) Coordinator
5 6 (6.90%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Designer
6 5 (5.75%) Product Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Strategy Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Architecture Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.45%) IT Support
8 3 (3.45%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) CSS
2 24 (27.59%) HTML
3 8 (9.20%) JSON
4 6 (6.90%) REST
5 5 (5.75%) Django
5 5 (5.75%) .NET
6 4 (4.60%) HTML5
6 4 (4.60%) CSS3
6 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.45%) Sass
7 3 (3.45%) jQuery
7 3 (3.45%) Web Services
7 3 (3.45%) XML
7 3 (3.45%) Ajax
8 2 (2.30%) Spring
8 2 (2.30%) XHTML
8 2 (2.30%) JDBC
8 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.15%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.15%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) User Experience
2 6 (6.90%) Replication
2 6 (6.90%) Economics
3 5 (5.75%) Social Media
4 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Handset
6 2 (2.30%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) SecurID
7 1 (1.15%) IPTV
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) Photography
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) UNIX
8 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.15%) Android
8 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 11 (12.64%) Network Architecture
4 9 (10.34%) Project Planning
4 9 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (10.34%) TDD
4 9 (10.34%) Migration
4 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.20%) ITIL
5 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.05%) OOP
6 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) Scrum
8 5 (5.75%) Kanban
8 5 (5.75%) Change Control
8 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.60%) Garbage Collection
9 4 (4.60%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.20%) Python
3 6 (6.90%) C++
4 5 (5.75%) Java
4 5 (5.75%) C#
5 4 (4.60%) SQL
5 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
6 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.34%) CCNP
4 8 (9.20%) CCNA
5 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) HNC
7 2 (2.30%) HND
8 1 (1.15%) CCIE
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PMP
8 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) XenApp
3 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) OpenView
1 5 (5.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.34%) Endeca
4 7 (8.05%) VMware
5 5 (5.75%) HP
6 4 (4.60%) Citrix
6 4 (4.60%) F5
7 3 (3.45%) BT
7 3 (3.45%) IBM
7 3 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle
8 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.15%) Mitel
9 1 (1.15%) Redknee
9 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.15%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.15%) Tufin
9 1 (1.15%) Adobe
9 1 (1.15%) Sun
9 1 (1.15%) NetApp
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