The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Slough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 30 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 1.08% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 5.66% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £165 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.28% 19.06% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 23
Average daily rate £210 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £401 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £10.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.80 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
Berkshire

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) LLU
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) 2G
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Economics
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) GSM
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (9.09%) CSS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Broadband
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) LTE
3 2 (18.18%) LLU
3 2 (18.18%) 2G
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
3 2 (18.18%) GSM
4 1 (9.09%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) ATM
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) SDH
4 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) DSL
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Strategy Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Content Editor
3 1 (9.09%) Web Editor
3 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Economics
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) FatWire