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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 31 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.27% - 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% - 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£288 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -5.19%
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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
39 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 22.16% 9.09% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 17
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) DTV
4 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) KANA
3 1 (14.29%) hybris