The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Luton 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 33 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.50% 3.70% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 16.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.92% 22.22% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
Average daily rate £300 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 16 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA