The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 17 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 Middlesex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 26 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.20% 2.50% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 9.62% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £429 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.80% 26.00% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 26
Average daily rate £475 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Internet
South East

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) NEC
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Extranet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) LotusScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCSP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) NEC
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Crossbeam
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco