The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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 15 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.54% 2.52% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 18.75% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£475 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.10% 13.45% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate £450 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £27.50 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.25 £31.85
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 Portsmouth

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) SABSA
2 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
3 4 (57.14%) E-business
3 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 4 (57.14%) VMS
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SABSA
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
1 5 (71.43%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) E-business
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec