The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 53 29 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +42
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 61 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.97% 5.47% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.28% 23.37% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 3
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£350 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.54%
Internet
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
194 261 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.25% 23.41% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 101 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Degree
4 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 13 (24.07%) HTML
7 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.37%) CSS
8 11 (20.37%) Project Management
9 10 (18.52%) SQL
9 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.52%) Firewall
9 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
9 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (16.67%) IIS
10 9 (16.67%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (16.67%) Service Management
10 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 9 (16.67%) jQuery
11 8 (14.81%) 3G
11 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.96%) .NET
12 7 (12.96%) MS Office
12 7 (12.96%) Broadband
12 7 (12.96%) DNS
12 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) TDD
12 7 (12.96%) Windows 7

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.26%) Lync
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) WordPress
5 1 (1.85%) Liferay
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
3 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) 3G
3 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 7 (12.96%) Broadband
4 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.26%) DMZ
5 5 (9.26%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) SMTP
6 3 (5.56%) FTP
6 3 (5.56%) HTTP
6 3 (5.56%) SSH
6 3 (5.56%) LTE
6 3 (5.56%) 4G
7 2 (3.70%) DHCP
7 2 (3.70%) SMS
8 1 (1.85%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.85%) GSM
8 1 (1.85%) RIP
8 1 (1.85%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Billing
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Python Developer
5 5 (9.26%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support
6 4 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) jQuery
4 7 (12.96%) .NET
5 5 (9.26%) DCOM
5 5 (9.26%) Django
6 4 (7.41%) Sass
6 4 (7.41%) JSON
6 4 (7.41%) REST
6 4 (7.41%) Ajax
6 4 (7.41%) SOAP
6 4 (7.41%) Web Services
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.56%) CSS3
7 3 (5.56%) HTML5
8 2 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (3.70%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) LAMP
8 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) PKI
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) New Media
3 3 (5.56%) BBC
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.85%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
6 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX
8 2 (3.70%) Debian
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Project Management
2 9 (16.67%) Service Management
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) TDD
3 7 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (11.11%) MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.26%) OOP
5 5 (9.26%) Supplier Management
5 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Time Management
6 4 (7.41%) OO
7 3 (5.56%) SOA
7 3 (5.56%) Kanban
7 3 (5.56%) Web Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.26%) VBScript
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) PMP
2 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) ISO 9001
1 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) SCOM
2 5 (9.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Unica
2 3 (5.56%) Zend
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.85%) F5
4 1 (1.85%) Comverse
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) BMC
4 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.85%) Novell
4 1 (1.85%) Lotus
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