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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 43 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.47% 0.45% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 5.26% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£498 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +17.18%
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
27 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.94% 8.52% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 6
Average daily rate £350 £250 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 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 £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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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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 - - - - 1
Bridgwater - - - -
Street - - - -
Internet
South West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) RMADS
4 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) JSP 440
5 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (23.53%) CEH
6 4 (23.53%) OWASP
6 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
6 4 (23.53%) IaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
6 4 (23.53%) CISSP
7 3 (17.65%) Nortel
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
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 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSP
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
4 3 (17.65%) CESG
5 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (5.88%) Statistics
6 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) SUSE
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) OWASP
3 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) 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%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) JSP 440
3 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
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%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Nortel
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
1 3 (17.65%) Altiris
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Sophos