The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 23 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.80% - 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% - 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £120.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 32 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.31% 13.06% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 40
Average daily rate £375 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Internet
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Gloucester - 24 £400 - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 4
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (62.86%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Perl
2 19 (54.29%) SMTP
3 15 (42.86%) LDAP
4 14 (40.00%) ITIL
4 14 (40.00%) HTTP
4 14 (40.00%) DNS
4 14 (40.00%) SSL
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco
4 14 (40.00%) Juniper
4 14 (40.00%) LPIC
4 14 (40.00%) Squid
4 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 14 (40.00%) CCENT
4 14 (40.00%) Zenoss
4 14 (40.00%) F5
5 10 (28.57%) qmail
6 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
7 8 (22.86%) Python
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) VBScript
9 5 (14.29%) Computer Security
9 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
10 4 (11.43%) Firewall
10 4 (11.43%) Finance

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) SAS
1 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) SMTP
2 15 (42.86%) LDAP
3 14 (40.00%) HTTP
3 14 (40.00%) DNS
3 14 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) PSTN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) 3G
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) Essbase
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) OLTP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Administrator
2 15 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (28.57%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Delphi Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XSD
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
3 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) JPA
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) W3C
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.86%) Replication
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.86%) iPhone
1 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
1 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 4 (11.43%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development
4 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) RUP
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) OOD
6 1 (2.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Perl
2 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.86%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) VBScript
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Delphi
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) LPIC
1 14 (40.00%) CCENT
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) PMP
4 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Squid
2 10 (28.57%) qmail
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco
1 14 (40.00%) Juniper
1 14 (40.00%) F5
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe