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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 46 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.11% 0.52% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 6.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£455 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.48% 7.77% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £278 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bath - - - -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
6 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
6 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (25.00%) RMADS
7 4 (25.00%) Information Security
7 4 (25.00%) CESG
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (18.75%) MSI
8 3 (18.75%) Nortel
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (18.75%) Nortel Meridian
8 3 (18.75%) assyst
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) Altiris

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
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
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MSI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (25.00%) RMADS
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (25.00%) CESG
3 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) SUSE
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) OWASP
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
2 2 (12.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Squid
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 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Sophos
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 25 days ago