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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 30 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.78% 1.96% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 8.93% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.56 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.50% -8.57%
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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
72 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.74% 21.96% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 17
Average daily rate £300 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.72% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £61.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 4 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) DSDM
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) ERwin
3 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 4 (25.00%) RPG
3 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) AS400
3 4 (25.00%) Misys Midas
3 4 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (25.00%) iSeries
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Misys Midas
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) 4G
2 3 (18.75%) DAB
2 3 (18.75%) IPv6
2 3 (18.75%) GPRS
2 3 (18.75%) GSM
2 3 (18.75%) UMTS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) ERwin
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior AS400 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) LAMP
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) WML
2 3 (18.75%) WAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) Laravel
4 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
4 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Velocity
4 1 (6.25%) JSR 168
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (25.00%) AS400
1 4 (25.00%) iSeries
1 4 (25.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 2 (12.50%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Debian
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) DSDM
2 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) RPG
2 4 (25.00%) RPG/400
2 4 (25.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (6.25%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat