The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 25 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.61% 2.45% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.22% 10.17% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£304 £113 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.77% -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £348
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 32.13% 24.08% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 23
Average daily rate £438 £255 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.56% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015, 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 10 (35.71%) Linux
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Broadband
5 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
5 5 (17.86%) HTTP
6 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
6 4 (14.29%) SMTP
6 4 (14.29%) Solaris
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) MySQL
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) Sybase
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) BT
6 4 (14.29%) DAB
6 4 (14.29%) Remedy
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Sun
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
3 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 5 (17.86%) Broadband
4 4 (14.29%) SMTP
4 4 (14.29%) IMAP
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.29%) DAB
4 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) Intranet
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ERwin
2 1 (3.57%) Hudson
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Product Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) AS400 Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior AS400 Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
1 2 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) AS400
1 2 (7.14%) iSeries
1 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
1 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (10.71%) Strategic Management
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) DSDM
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) RPG/400
2 2 (7.14%) RPG IV
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) RPG
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
1 4 (14.29%) Sybase
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
1 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy
1 4 (14.29%) BT
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
1 4 (14.29%) Crossbeam
1 4 (14.29%) F5
1 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
1 4 (14.29%) Sun
1 4 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus