The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 16 35 14
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.49% 1.43% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% 15.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.90% 9.52% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 9
Average daily rate £300 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Intranet
3 4 (44.44%) Spanish Language
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 2 (22.22%) Italian Language
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Dutch Language
5 2 (22.22%) French Language
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (11.11%) German Language
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Business One
6 1 (11.11%) iPhone
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Finjan
6 1 (11.11%) TeleForm
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Business One
1 1 (11.11%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (44.44%) Spanish Language
2 2 (22.22%) Dutch Language
2 2 (22.22%) French Language
2 2 (22.22%) Italian Language
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) Finjan
3 1 (11.11%) RightFax
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Metastorm
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco