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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 29 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.02% 1.13% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 10.53% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£126 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
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
43 19 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.41% 10.73% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 29
Average daily rate £375 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% +113.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £20.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £35.55 £24.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 - 1 - -
Dorchester - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) ERwin
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) DHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) RPG
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) DHTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) RPG
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
1 1 (14.29%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) IBM