The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 14 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.69% 1.92% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£260 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.56 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.50% -8.57%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.89% 13.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Average daily rate £405 £343 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £316 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £458 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £38.00 £46.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +48.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Maximo

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) SABSA
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) VBScript
1 5 (55.56%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) GCIA
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight