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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 26 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 9 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.32% 5.08% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 20.31% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
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£292 £223 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.01% -36.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +17.18%
Internet
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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
60 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.14% 25.00% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 22
Average daily rate £255 £369 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.84% +63.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £418 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.75 £12.00 £200.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.25% -94.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) DAB
3 3 (30.00%) GPRS
3 3 (30.00%) GSM
3 3 (30.00%) UMTS
3 3 (30.00%) WAP
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) IPv6
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) WML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
4 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Misys Midas
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) GPRS
1 3 (30.00%) GSM
1 3 (30.00%) UMTS
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) IPv6
1 3 (30.00%) DAB
1 3 (30.00%) 4G
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) ERwin
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Content Editor
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Editor
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) WML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) WAP
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) Velocity
4 1 (10.00%) JSR 168
4 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) DSDM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) RPG
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) FatWire
3 1 (10.00%) GigaSpaces