The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 38 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.55% 1.22% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 7.32% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£425 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £120.00 - £22.00
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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.91% 16.67% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 35
Average daily rate £288 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 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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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
Gloucester - 10 £425 - 2
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) Perl
2 19 (59.38%) SMTP
3 15 (46.88%) LDAP
3 15 (46.88%) ITIL
4 14 (43.75%) HTTP
4 14 (43.75%) DNS
4 14 (43.75%) SSL
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 14 (43.75%) Juniper
4 14 (43.75%) LPIC
4 14 (43.75%) Squid
4 14 (43.75%) Load Balancing
4 14 (43.75%) CCENT
4 14 (43.75%) Zenoss
4 14 (43.75%) F5
5 10 (31.25%) qmail
6 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
7 8 (25.00%) Python
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Computer Security
10 4 (12.50%) Time Management
10 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
10 4 (12.50%) Service Management
10 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) PMP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) SMTP
2 15 (46.88%) LDAP
3 14 (43.75%) HTTP
3 14 (43.75%) DNS
3 14 (43.75%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) PSTN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) OLTP
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (43.75%) Administrator
1 14 (43.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 14 (43.75%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XSD
1 1 (3.13%) XSLT
1 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) JPA
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) W3C
1 1 (3.13%) Replication
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) RMADS
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Security
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Kanban
7 1 (3.13%) V-Model
7 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Perl
2 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Delphi
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) LPIC
1 14 (43.75%) CCENT
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) PMP
3 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCP
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Squid
2 10 (31.25%) qmail
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
1 14 (43.75%) Juniper
1 14 (43.75%) F5
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix