The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 90 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing Internet 56 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 2.09% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 16.92% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £158 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £27.50 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
Internet
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
535 266 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.87% 12.38% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 143 186
Average daily rate £338 £298 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -17.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 60
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Wiltshire -12 11 £541 +25.14% 4
Gloucestershire -17 10 £400 +16.78% 6
Bristol -22 9 £313 +140.38% 6
Devon - 8 £200 - 2
Somerset -11 6 £500 +58.89% 10
Dorset +1 5 £126 -
Cornwall - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 39 (32.77%) Linux
2 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 33 (27.73%) Windows
4 27 (22.69%) Finance
5 23 (19.33%) Perl
6 22 (18.49%) DNS
7 21 (17.65%) MS Office
7 21 (17.65%) ITIL
8 20 (16.81%) LDAP
9 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
9 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (15.13%) Degree
10 17 (14.29%) SMTP
11 16 (13.45%) Cisco
11 16 (13.45%) Juniper
12 15 (12.61%) F5
12 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.76%) Load Balancing
13 14 (11.76%) Python
14 13 (10.92%) SAP
14 13 (10.92%) SQL
14 13 (10.92%) HTTP
14 13 (10.92%) Squid
14 13 (10.92%) Firewall
15 12 (10.08%) LPIC
15 12 (10.08%) SSL
15 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
15 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
15 12 (10.08%) CCENT
15 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.36%) IIS
2 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.52%) CMS
3 3 (2.52%) Apache
3 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.52%) Drupal
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.52%) Magnolia
4 2 (1.68%) Lync
4 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.84%) ColdFusion MX
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.84%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.84%) TeamSite
Applications
1 21 (17.65%) MS Office
2 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) IaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) DNS
2 20 (16.81%) LDAP
3 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
4 17 (14.29%) SMTP
5 13 (10.92%) HTTP
5 13 (10.92%) Firewall
6 12 (10.08%) SSL
7 10 (8.40%) WAN
7 10 (8.40%) DHCP
8 8 (6.72%) LAN
9 5 (4.20%) SAN
9 5 (4.20%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (3.36%) Intranet
11 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.68%) Wireless
12 2 (1.68%) Extranet
12 2 (1.68%) MPLS
12 2 (1.68%) DVB
12 2 (1.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.36%) MySQL
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.52%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.52%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.84%) DB2
7 1 (0.84%) OLTP
7 1 (0.84%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) JUnit
2 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.84%) ERwin
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Selenium
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Retail Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Marketing
5 4 (3.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (17.65%) Developer
2 15 (12.61%) Architect
3 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (10.08%) Administrator
4 12 (10.08%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (10.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.72%) Designer
6 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.04%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) HTML
1 11 (9.24%) XML
2 8 (6.72%) CSS
3 7 (5.88%) Web Services
4 5 (4.20%) JSON
5 4 (3.36%) jQuery
5 4 (3.36%) Middleware
6 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.52%) Spring
6 3 (2.52%) DOM
6 3 (2.52%) .NET
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.52%) REST
7 2 (1.68%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.68%) JSP
7 2 (1.68%) XHTML
7 2 (1.68%) WinForms
8 1 (0.84%) Ajax
8 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.84%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) Online Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (5.04%) DTV
5 5 (4.20%) Streaming Video
5 5 (4.20%) RMADS
6 4 (3.36%) Open Source
6 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.52%) MPEG
7 3 (2.52%) W3C
7 3 (2.52%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.52%) Mashup
7 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.68%) Statistics
8 2 (1.68%) Clustering
8 2 (1.68%) CESG
9 1 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.77%) Linux
2 33 (27.73%) Windows
3 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.40%) UNIX
4 8 (6.72%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.52%) CentOS
7 3 (2.52%) Fedora
7 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (1.68%) Android
8 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.84%) Solaris
9 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.84%) SUSE
9 1 (0.84%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) ITIL
2 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.72%) Scrum
5 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.88%) TDD
5 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.04%) Project Management
6 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.04%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.04%) Content Management
6 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.04%) Time Management
6 6 (5.04%) DevOps
7 5 (4.20%) Computer Security
7 5 (4.20%) Kanban
7 5 (4.20%) Information Security
7 5 (4.20%) Programme Management
7 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.33%) Perl
2 14 (11.76%) Python
3 13 (10.92%) SQL
4 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.56%) Java
7 8 (6.72%) C
8 6 (5.04%) PHP
9 4 (3.36%) Ruby
10 3 (2.52%) C#
10 3 (2.52%) VBScript
10 3 (2.52%) VB
11 2 (1.68%) C++
12 1 (0.84%) Delphi
12 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.84%) RPG
12 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.84%) VC++
12 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Degree
2 12 (10.08%) CCENT
2 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.08%) LPIC
3 8 (6.72%) MCP
3 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.20%) CISSP
5 4 (3.36%) PMP
5 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.36%) CEH
5 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.52%) MCSE
7 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CCNA
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) QA
2 10 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.36%) ISO 9000
3 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.52%) SLA
5 2 (1.68%) WAI
5 2 (1.68%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.92%) Squid
2 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.72%) qmail
4 3 (2.52%) XenApp
4 3 (2.52%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.68%) Firmware
5 2 (1.68%) Kerio MailServer
6 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Zenoss
2 3 (2.52%) Puppet
2 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.52%) Nagios
3 1 (0.84%) SCCM
3 1 (0.84%) SCOM
3 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.45%) Cisco
2 16 (13.45%) Juniper
3 15 (12.61%) F5
4 13 (10.92%) SAP
5 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.24%) Oracle
7 7 (5.88%) Infoblox
8 6 (5.04%) ICL
8 6 (5.04%) Unisys
9 5 (4.20%) HP
9 5 (4.20%) Citrix
9 5 (4.20%) VMware
10 4 (3.36%) Sun
11 3 (2.52%) ForgeRock
11 3 (2.52%) BT
11 3 (2.52%) NetApp
12 2 (1.68%) Apple
12 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.68%) IBM
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