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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 23 39 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Contract jobs citing Internet 46 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.24% 3.80% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.93% 15.45% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £206 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.83% +61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.18%
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
243 246 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.68% 24.60% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 101
Average daily rate £390 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 August 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 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 23 (38.33%) IIS
5 20 (33.33%) Degree
6 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
9 13 (21.67%) Firewall
10 12 (20.00%) DNS
11 11 (18.33%) .NET
11 11 (18.33%) HTML
11 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (18.33%) SCCM
12 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 10 (16.67%) CSS
12 10 (16.67%) ITIL
13 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (15.00%) Project Management
13 9 (15.00%) DCOM
13 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
13 9 (15.00%) VBScript
13 9 (15.00%) HTTP
13 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.00%) SCOM
13 9 (15.00%) PKI
13 9 (15.00%) WMI
14 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (38.33%) IIS
2 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.33%) Lync
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 12 (20.00%) DNS
3 9 (15.00%) HTTP
3 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.33%) LAN
4 8 (13.33%) WAN
5 7 (11.67%) HTTPS
6 5 (8.33%) DMZ
6 5 (8.33%) 3G
6 5 (8.33%) FTP
6 5 (8.33%) VPN
7 4 (6.67%) LDAP
7 4 (6.67%) Broadband
8 3 (5.00%) LTE
9 2 (3.33%) HSPA
9 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.33%) WCDMA
9 2 (3.33%) SSL
9 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (6.67%) Billing
4 3 (5.00%) Finance
5 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Architect
3 9 (15.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
1 11 (18.33%) HTML
2 10 (16.67%) CSS
3 9 (15.00%) DCOM
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.33%) jQuery
6 2 (3.33%) JNDI
6 2 (3.33%) Ajax
6 2 (3.33%) SOAP
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) LAMP
7 1 (1.67%) JDBC
7 1 (1.67%) Spring
7 1 (1.67%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.67%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) PKI
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.33%) Handset
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) SecurID
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.33%) Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.33%) Android
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) Service Management
4 7 (11.67%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.33%) Time Management
6 5 (8.33%) Web Development
6 5 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.00%) Workflow
8 3 (5.00%) Web Analytics
8 3 (5.00%) Analytics
9 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.33%) Load Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.33%) MVC
9 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.00%) VBScript
5 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) PMP
3 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) MCSE
4 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (5.00%) MCSA
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) MCPD
7 1 (1.67%) CISSP
7 1 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCDP
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CCSP
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) SCCM
2 9 (15.00%) SCOM
2 9 (15.00%) WMI
3 2 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (5.00%) Unica
4 2 (3.33%) Zend
4 2 (3.33%) KANA
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco
4 2 (3.33%) Lotus
4 2 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Juniper
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.67%) Tufin
5 1 (1.67%) F5
5 1 (1.67%) AlgoSec
Reading, Berkshire
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