The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 43 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Internet 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.04% 0.98% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.49% 7.69% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate £215 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.41%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.94% 12.68% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 4
Average daily rate £250 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £406 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.85 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.36% -15.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Internet
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 3
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Street - - - - 1
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (25.00%) Information Security
7 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
7 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Nortel
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (18.75%) MSI
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (18.75%) Nortel Meridian
8 3 (18.75%) assyst
8 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) CESG
8 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (18.75%) Altiris
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) assyst
2 1 (6.25%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) Extranet
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MSI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (18.75%) CESG
3 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (12.50%) RMADS
5 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Nortel
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
1 3 (18.75%) Altiris
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
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