The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 22 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.36% 4.55% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 19.23% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£325 £418 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.15% +67.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Internet
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 20.41% 23.64% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 2
Average daily rate £325 £363 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +113.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 4 (33.33%) PMP
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) MCP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) TKPROF
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) OLTP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSD
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) BPEL
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PMP
1 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) LPIC
2 2 (16.67%) CCENT
2 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) qmail
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Zenoss
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat