The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 58 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 16 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.87% 1.39% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 10.53% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
Average daily rate £130 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £296 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Internet
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 114 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.52% 13.23% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 37
Average daily rate £350 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £304 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
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 Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Bristol region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Bristol region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
4 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) Citrix
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
5 11 (29.73%) ITIL
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) WCF
6 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
6 10 (27.03%) .NET
6 10 (27.03%) C#
7 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
7 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
8 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
8 8 (21.62%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (21.62%) RESTful
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (21.62%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (21.62%) Moq

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (13.51%) IBM Domino
1 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) LDAP
3 3 (8.11%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) 2G
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) 4G
4 1 (2.70%) BGP-4
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
1 8 (21.62%) Moq
1 8 (21.62%) NUnit
1 8 (21.62%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (13.51%) Billing
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Law
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) AWS Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) C# Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Deskside Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support
3 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Trainer
4 3 (8.11%) Trainer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) WCF
2 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
3 8 (21.62%) MSMQ
3 8 (21.62%) RESTful
3 8 (21.62%) Web Services
4 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
4 6 (16.22%) NHibernate
5 4 (10.81%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) Ajax
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) CSS3
6 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
2 8 (21.62%) BDD
2 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
2 8 (21.62%) Kanban
2 8 (21.62%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) OO
2 8 (21.62%) OOP
2 8 (21.62%) Scrum
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) TDD
3 7 (18.92%) Service Management
4 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.11%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) Ruby
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe
3 5 (13.51%) Apple
3 5 (13.51%) Dell
3 5 (13.51%) Juniper
3 5 (13.51%) Lotus
3 5 (13.51%) Symantec
4 4 (10.81%) Websense
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Tableau