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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 26 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.05% 2.96% 4.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 13.33% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Average daily rate
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£208 £271 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.36% +23.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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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
77 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.10% 22.22% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 28
Average daily rate £250 £255 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £465 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £44.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.68% -72.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 13 (72.22%) Broadband
2 13 (72.22%) Ethernet
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) BT
5 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (27.78%) Marketing
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) OpenView
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) 3G
6 4 (22.22%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) PPP
6 4 (22.22%) Cacti
6 4 (22.22%) 4G
6 4 (22.22%) 2G
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 13 (72.22%) Broadband
2 13 (72.22%) Ethernet
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) PPP
5 4 (22.22%) 3G
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) L2TP
5 4 (22.22%) 2G
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (22.22%) 4G
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) LLU
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OpenView
1 4 (22.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) BT
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) Redknee
5 1 (5.56%) Crossbeam
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Sandvine