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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 28 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.33% 4.12% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 16.13% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £113 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -72.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.87% +16.66%
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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
91 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.33% 25.51% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 37
Average daily rate £300 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £113 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -55.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £18.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) DNS
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) UNIX
5 6 (23.08%) MySQL
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) HTTP
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (19.23%) SMTP
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) Solaris
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Sybase
7 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) Sun
7 4 (15.38%) Dell
7 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 4 (15.38%) DAB
7 4 (15.38%) Remedy
7 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) LAMP
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Liferay
2 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) HTTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) SMTP
4 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
4 4 (15.38%) DAB
4 4 (15.38%) IMAP
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) SSH
6 1 (3.85%) FTP
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Intranet
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) ERwin
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Vendor Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Programmer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 2 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Vendor Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior AS400 Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) LAMP
3 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 3 (11.54%) Ajax
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) Laravel
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) Velocity
5 1 (3.85%) JSR 168
5 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
5 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) XHTML
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.69%) AS400
1 2 (7.69%) Smart Meter
1 2 (7.69%) iSeries
1 2 (7.69%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.85%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Change Control
3 3 (11.54%) Strategic Management
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) DSDM
4 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) RPG
4 2 (7.69%) RPG/400
4 2 (7.69%) RPG IV
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) PHP5
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) Sybase
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco
1 4 (15.38%) Sun
1 4 (15.38%) Dell
1 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
1 4 (15.38%) Remedy
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
1 4 (15.38%) Crossbeam
1 4 (15.38%) F5
1 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat