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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 38 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.10% 3.10% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 26.92% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£498 £315 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.09% -33.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.56 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.50% -8.57%
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
36 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.81% 11.50% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 7
Average daily rate £250 £250 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £143 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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
Street - 2 £375 -
Bath - - - - 4
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) RMADS
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (23.53%) CEH
7 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
7 4 (23.53%) OWASP
7 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) CISSP
7 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
7 4 (23.53%) IaaS
8 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (17.65%) MSI
8 3 (17.65%) Nortel

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) assyst
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MSI
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) RMADS
2 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) CESG
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) CMDB
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) OWASP
3 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Erlang
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CISSP
3 4 (23.53%) CEH
4 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
3 3 (17.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Nortel
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
1 3 (17.65%) Altiris
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) NEC
3 1 (5.88%) Mitel
3 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
3 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
3 1 (5.88%) Infor
3 1 (5.88%) Kerio