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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 46 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Internet 30 9 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.05% 1.03% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.60% 4.81% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.16%
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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Python
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.11%) OOP
4 14 (31.11%) Cisco
4 14 (31.11%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) Firewall
4 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
4 14 (31.11%) User Experience
5 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
5 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
5 13 (28.89%) JSON
5 13 (28.89%) Kanban
5 13 (28.89%) REST
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
6 9 (20.00%) Broadband
6 9 (20.00%) MPLS
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (17.78%) UAG
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) ISA Server
8 7 (15.56%) Project Management
8 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
8 7 (15.56%) Wireless
9 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (13.33%) IIS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) Broadband
2 9 (20.00%) MPLS
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (15.56%) Wireless
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (13.33%) VPN
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (11.11%) DNS
6 5 (11.11%) IOS XR
6 5 (11.11%) NX-OS
6 5 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (11.11%) WAN
6 5 (11.11%) Wireless Security
7 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.67%) FTP
8 3 (6.67%) LAN
8 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
1 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
1 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Python Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Field Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Web Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) JSON
1 13 (28.89%) REST
2 6 (13.33%) CSS
2 6 (13.33%) Django
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) Sass
4 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) XMPP
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.11%) PKI
4 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.44%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) OOP
2 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
2 14 (31.11%) TDD
3 13 (28.89%) Kanban
3 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (11.11%) Security Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Python
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) C++
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.33%) CCNP
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) CCIE
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CCNA
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) UAG
2 7 (15.56%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.22%) Simpana
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Avaya
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Polycom
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Aruba
5 1 (2.22%) Brocade
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) CommVault
5 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.22%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.22%) NetScout
5 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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