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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 32 47 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Contract jobs citing Internet 41 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.80% 3.26% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.07% 13.81% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
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
215 239 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.15% 23.64% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 111
Average daily rate £400 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 (59.68%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 23 (37.10%) IIS
5 21 (33.87%) Degree
6 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
7 15 (24.19%) SQL
7 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
8 14 (22.58%) HTML
8 14 (22.58%) Firewall
8 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
9 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.97%) CSS
10 12 (19.35%) DNS
11 11 (17.74%) HTTP
11 11 (17.74%) .NET
11 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (16.13%) Project Management
12 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
13 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
13 9 (14.52%) VBScript
13 9 (14.52%) DCOM
13 9 (14.52%) Linux
13 9 (14.52%) ITIL
13 9 (14.52%) SCCM
13 9 (14.52%) SCOM
13 9 (14.52%) PKI
13 9 (14.52%) WMI

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 23 (37.10%) IIS
2 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.06%) Lync
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
5 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
2 12 (19.35%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) HTTP
4 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.90%) LAN
5 8 (12.90%) WAN
6 7 (11.29%) FTP
6 7 (11.29%) HTTPS
6 7 (11.29%) 3G
7 5 (8.06%) Broadband
7 5 (8.06%) DMZ
8 4 (6.45%) VPN
8 4 (6.45%) LDAP
9 3 (4.84%) LTE
9 3 (4.84%) 4G
10 2 (3.23%) SSH
10 2 (3.23%) SSL
10 2 (3.23%) SMS
10 2 (3.23%) SMTP
11 1 (1.61%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Subversion
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Billing
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
2 9 (14.52%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Field Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Support Technician
5 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) IT Support
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 13 (20.97%) CSS
3 11 (17.74%) .NET
4 9 (14.52%) DCOM
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.06%) jQuery
7 3 (4.84%) SOAP
7 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 3 (4.84%) Ajax
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.23%) CSS3
8 2 (3.23%) HTML5
8 2 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (3.23%) JNDI
8 2 (3.23%) LAMP
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (1.61%) JDBC
9 1 (1.61%) Spring
9 1 (1.61%) Zend Framework
9 1 (1.61%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) PKI
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.61%) Handset
4 1 (1.61%) SecurID
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.52%) Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.23%) Debian
7 2 (3.23%) UNIX
8 1 (1.61%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Project Management
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Service Management
4 7 (11.29%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) Web Development
5 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.06%) Supplier Management
6 5 (8.06%) Time Management
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.84%) MVC
8 3 (4.84%) Workflow
8 3 (4.84%) Web Analytics
8 3 (4.84%) Analytics
9 2 (3.23%) OO PHP
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.23%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
4 9 (14.52%) VBScript
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCSE
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) PMP
3 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) CCNA
5 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) MCPD
7 1 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCDP
7 1 (1.61%) CISSP
7 1 (1.61%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) CCSP
7 1 (1.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
1 9 (14.52%) SCOM
1 9 (14.52%) WMI
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Zend
3 3 (4.84%) Unica
4 2 (3.23%) KANA
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Juniper
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.61%) Tufin
5 1 (1.61%) F5
5 1 (1.61%) AlgoSec
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