The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 39 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.63% 0.33% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 4.35% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Internet
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.03% 7.59% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 21
Average daily rate £450 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Somerset region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Somerset region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 1 - - 1
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) QGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) QGIS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL