The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Reading 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 35 31 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing Internet 35 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.86% 4.38% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 18.22% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 6
Average daily rate
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£383 £250 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.00% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £138 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
259 225 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.56% 24.04% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 96
Average daily rate £338 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £131 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £17.20 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
3 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (40.38%) IIS
4 13 (25.00%) .NET
4 13 (25.00%) Degree
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.23%) SQL
7 10 (19.23%) HTML
7 10 (19.23%) DNS
7 10 (19.23%) Firewall
8 9 (17.31%) HTTP
8 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
8 9 (17.31%) CSS
8 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (15.38%) SCCM
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.38%) Linux
10 7 (13.46%) LAN
10 7 (13.46%) WAN
10 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
10 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
10 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (13.46%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (11.54%) SCOM
11 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (11.54%) PKI
11 6 (11.54%) WMI

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (40.38%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Lync
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) DNS
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 9 (17.31%) HTTP
3 7 (13.46%) WAN
3 7 (13.46%) LAN
3 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
3 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.54%) VPN
5 5 (9.62%) FTP
6 4 (7.69%) LDAP
7 2 (3.85%) Broadband
7 2 (3.85%) VoIP
7 2 (3.85%) WCDMA
7 2 (3.85%) DMZ
7 2 (3.85%) SSL
7 2 (3.85%) HSPA
7 2 (3.85%) LTE
7 2 (3.85%) 3G
7 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 2 (3.85%) Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Web Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 9 (17.31%) CSS
4 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.54%) DCOM
6 5 (9.62%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.77%) JSON
8 2 (3.85%) JNDI
8 2 (3.85%) REST
8 2 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.92%) Spring
9 1 (1.92%) XML
9 1 (1.92%) WSDL
9 1 (1.92%) JDBC
9 1 (1.92%) SOAP
9 1 (1.92%) CSS3
9 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) PKI
2 2 (3.85%) IPTV
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.85%) Handset
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) SecurID
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.85%) Android
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) Web Development
4 4 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 4 (7.69%) Analytics
4 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Workflow
5 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Load Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Time Management
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Validation
6 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.54%) VBScript
4 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 3 (5.77%) MCSA
5 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) PMP
6 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.85%) MCPD
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.92%) CCSP
7 1 (1.92%) CCNP
7 1 (1.92%) CCDP
7 1 (1.92%) CISSP
7 1 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (11.54%) SCOM
2 6 (11.54%) WMI
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Unica
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
4 2 (3.85%) Lotus
4 2 (3.85%) Apple
4 2 (3.85%) KANA
4 2 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.92%) Tufin
5 1 (1.92%) F5
5 1 (1.92%) AlgoSec
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel