The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 56 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% 1.68% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 9.72% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £370 £369 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.97% 17.31% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 15
Average daily rate £400 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.30 £45.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Internet
East of England

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 3 - - 1
Rayleigh - 1 £309 -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SNMP
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) NFS
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) WMI

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SNMP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SSH
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) MGCP
3 1 (9.09%) RTP
3 1 (9.09%) SCCP
3 1 (9.09%) H.323
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
1 3 (27.27%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) COM+
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Web Design
1 2 (18.18%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WMI
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Software AG
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Perforce
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk