The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 25 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.92% 2.30% 6.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 17.39% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£122 £95 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.15% -62.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £95 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £95 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.42% -20.00%
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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.13% 13.22% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 28
Average daily rate £375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £80 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £299 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Bournemouth - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Misys Midas
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
2 1 (14.29%) RPG IV
2 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) RPG
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
1 1 (14.29%) RPG IV
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) RPG
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft