The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Maidenhead 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 24 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.81% 5.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 13.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 30.08% 39.73% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 1
Average daily rate £295 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
Berkshire

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Symantec
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
1 12 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 12 (100.00%) WSUS
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (50.00%) Brocade
2 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) WAN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
2 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) SMTP
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) LDAP
General
1 4 (33.33%) French Language
1 4 (33.33%) German Language
1 4 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 4 (33.33%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Team Leader
1 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 7 (58.33%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Data Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 12 (100.00%) WSUS
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Symantec
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Brocade
2 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee