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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 25 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.44% 2.94% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.73% 14.29% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £113 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -66.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £113 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
89 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.25% 20.59% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 41
Average daily rate £270 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 8 (28.57%) HTTP
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) DAB
4 7 (25.00%) UNIX
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) MySQL
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.86%) Solaris
6 5 (17.86%) XML
6 5 (17.86%) SMTP
6 5 (17.86%) SSL
6 5 (17.86%) Smart Meter
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.29%) Crossbeam
7 4 (14.29%) IMAP
7 4 (14.29%) F5
7 4 (14.29%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Sun
7 4 (14.29%) Dell

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.57%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Misys Midas
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) HTTP
3 7 (25.00%) DAB
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) SMTP
5 5 (17.86%) SSL
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.29%) IMAP
6 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
7 3 (10.71%) IPv6
7 3 (10.71%) GPRS
7 3 (10.71%) GSM
7 3 (10.71%) UMTS
7 3 (10.71%) 4G
8 1 (3.57%) SSH
8 1 (3.57%) Intranet
8 1 (3.57%) FTP
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) ERwin
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Vendor Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Programmer
3 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (7.14%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior AS400 Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Web Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) LAMP
3 3 (10.71%) Ajax
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) WML
3 3 (10.71%) WAP
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) Struts
5 1 (3.57%) Servlets
5 1 (3.57%) XHTML
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Laravel
5 1 (3.57%) Velocity
5 1 (3.57%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
2 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 2 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Change Control
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Strategic Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) DSDM
4 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) RPG/400
3 2 (7.14%) RPG IV
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) RPG
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) PHP5
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
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 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Crossbeam
2 4 (14.29%) F5
2 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Sun
2 4 (14.29%) Dell
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Sybase
2 4 (14.29%) Remedy
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Zend
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) GigaSpaces