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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 77 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 44 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 1.46% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.74% 6.49% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
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
653 570 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.84% 22.54% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 196 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £134.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 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
Reading +10 17 £350 +29.62% 11
Slough +8 6 £431 +161.36% 2
Bracknell -5 6 £400 +18.51%
Newbury -2 4 £548 +212.85% 2
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 49 (42.61%) Telecoms
2 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
2 29 (25.22%) Cisco
3 28 (24.35%) WAN
4 27 (23.48%) HTML
5 24 (20.87%) Windows
6 22 (19.13%) ITIL
6 22 (19.13%) VPN
6 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
6 22 (19.13%) MPLS
7 21 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (18.26%) CCNP
8 20 (17.39%) Ethernet
8 20 (17.39%) LAN
9 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.52%) Degree
9 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
10 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
10 18 (15.65%) CSS
11 16 (13.91%) F5
12 15 (13.04%) User Experience
12 15 (13.04%) Broadband
12 15 (13.04%) RIP
12 15 (13.04%) OSPF
12 15 (13.04%) TDD
12 15 (13.04%) Firewall
13 14 (12.17%) 3G
13 14 (12.17%) CheckPoint
13 14 (12.17%) HTTP
13 14 (12.17%) SSL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (5.22%) Node.js
2 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 4 (3.48%) Apache
3 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.87%) Drupal
6 1 (0.87%) Liferay
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Office
2 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.35%) WAN
2 22 (19.13%) VPN
2 22 (19.13%) MPLS
3 20 (17.39%) Ethernet
3 20 (17.39%) LAN
4 15 (13.04%) Broadband
4 15 (13.04%) OSPF
4 15 (13.04%) RIP
4 15 (13.04%) Firewall
5 14 (12.17%) 3G
5 14 (12.17%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (12.17%) SSL
5 14 (12.17%) HTTP
6 13 (11.30%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.43%) BGP
8 10 (8.70%) ADSL
8 10 (8.70%) 3GPP
8 10 (8.70%) LTE
8 10 (8.70%) Network Security
9 9 (7.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) MySQL
2 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.74%) DB2
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) CorVu
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.87%) QlikView
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.61%) Subversion
1 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.74%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.87%) Hudson
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.87%) Maven
3 1 (0.87%) Fiddler
General
1 49 (42.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Marketing
4 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Billing
5 3 (2.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) Developer
2 13 (11.30%) Architect
2 13 (11.30%) Network Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Support Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (7.83%) IP Engineer
4 8 (6.96%) Python Developer
4 8 (6.96%) Product Manager
5 7 (6.09%) Design Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Network Architect
6 6 (5.22%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.48%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (3.48%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.48%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.48%) Strategy Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Network Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.48%) HTML
2 18 (15.65%) CSS
3 11 (9.57%) JSON
4 9 (7.83%) Django
4 9 (7.83%) HTML5
4 9 (7.83%) REST
4 9 (7.83%) CSS3
5 7 (6.09%) Sass
6 6 (5.22%) .NET
7 5 (4.35%) XML
7 5 (4.35%) XHTML
7 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.48%) jQuery
8 4 (3.48%) Ajax
8 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.61%) LAMP
9 3 (2.61%) Web Services
10 2 (1.74%) APPC
10 2 (1.74%) SOAP
10 2 (1.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) User Experience
2 9 (7.83%) SecurID
2 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Economics
3 6 (5.22%) RIA
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) AS400
6 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) IVR
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Linux
3 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.09%) UNIX
4 4 (3.48%) Android
5 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) OS/400
6 2 (1.74%) i5/OS
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.13%) ITIL
2 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.04%) TDD
4 11 (9.57%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.70%) Project Management
5 10 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 9 (7.83%) OOP
6 9 (7.83%) Validation
6 9 (7.83%) eTOM
6 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
7 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (5.22%) Kanban
8 6 (5.22%) Scrum
8 6 (5.22%) Migration
9 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.48%) OO
10 4 (3.48%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (10.43%) Python
3 10 (8.70%) Java
4 6 (5.22%) Perl
4 6 (5.22%) PHP
4 6 (5.22%) C++
5 5 (4.35%) C
5 5 (4.35%) C#
6 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.48%) SQL
7 3 (2.61%) Ruby
8 2 (1.74%) COBOL
8 2 (1.74%) RPG
9 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) CCNP
1 21 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.52%) Degree
2 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.83%) CISSP
5 8 (6.96%) CCNA
6 6 (5.22%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) CCIP
8 2 (1.74%) HNC
8 2 (1.74%) HND
8 2 (1.74%) CCIE
8 2 (1.74%) CCDP
8 2 (1.74%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.87%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.74%) XenApp
3 2 (1.74%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) TrustSec
2 2 (1.74%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.87%) Netcool
3 1 (0.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.87%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) Cisco
2 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.91%) F5
4 14 (12.17%) CheckPoint
5 9 (7.83%) CA
5 9 (7.83%) Tufin
5 9 (7.83%) AlgoSec
5 9 (7.83%) Fortinet
6 6 (5.22%) BT
6 6 (5.22%) VMware
7 5 (4.35%) Oracle
8 3 (2.61%) IBM
8 3 (2.61%) Remedy
8 3 (2.61%) Google
9 2 (1.74%) Cramer
9 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.74%) Citrix
9 2 (1.74%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.74%) Sybase
10 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
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