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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 78 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Internet 63 26 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.93% 1.16% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 9.89% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £221 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.05% -32.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £130 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £604 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £25.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
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
541 263 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.59% 11.75% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 138 196
Average daily rate £364 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 60
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 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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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
Devon - 13 £215 - 3
Wiltshire -8 12 £500 +81.81% 4
Gloucestershire -9 12 £425 - 5
Bristol -15 8 £320 +146.15% 6
Somerset -9 6 £500 +117.99% 3
Dorset -1 5 £126 -
Cornwall - - - - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (27.34%) Windows
1 35 (27.34%) Linux
2 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.09%) Security Cleared
4 26 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (17.97%) MS Office
6 22 (17.19%) Perl
6 22 (17.19%) ITIL
6 22 (17.19%) DNS
6 22 (17.19%) Degree
7 21 (16.41%) HTML
7 21 (16.41%) Finance
8 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 19 (14.84%) SMTP
9 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
9 19 (14.84%) LDAP
10 18 (14.06%) Cisco
10 18 (14.06%) Juniper
11 17 (13.28%) CSS
11 17 (13.28%) F5
12 16 (12.50%) Load Balancing
12 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 15 (11.72%) HTTP
13 15 (11.72%) Squid
13 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (10.94%) LPIC
14 14 (10.94%) CCENT
14 14 (10.94%) Zenoss
14 14 (10.94%) SSL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.69%) CMS
3 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.13%) IIS
4 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.34%) Drupal
4 3 (2.34%) Magnolia
4 3 (2.34%) Lync
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (17.97%) MS Office
2 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) assyst
2 3 (2.34%) Summit
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
2 1 (0.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.19%) DNS
2 19 (14.84%) SMTP
2 19 (14.84%) LDAP
3 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (11.72%) HTTP
5 14 (10.94%) SSL
6 11 (8.59%) WAN
7 10 (7.81%) Firewall
8 9 (7.03%) LAN
9 8 (6.25%) DHCP
10 6 (4.69%) Intranet
11 4 (3.13%) Nortel Meridian
11 4 (3.13%) Extranet
12 3 (2.34%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.56%) DVB
13 2 (1.56%) MPLS
13 2 (1.56%) SAN
14 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.13%) Couchbase
4 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.13%) MySQL
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.34%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
7 1 (0.78%) OLTP
7 1 (0.78%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MSI
2 3 (2.34%) Maven
2 3 (2.34%) JUnit
2 3 (2.34%) Hudson
2 3 (2.34%) QUnit
2 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) ERwin
4 1 (0.78%) Selenium
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (16.41%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.91%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Developer
2 14 (10.94%) Analyst
2 14 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (10.94%) Administrator
2 14 (10.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (10.94%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (10.16%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Architect
5 9 (7.03%) Designer
6 8 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Consultant
7 6 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Python Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.91%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (3.91%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.41%) HTML
2 17 (13.28%) CSS
3 11 (8.59%) XML
4 10 (7.81%) jQuery
5 9 (7.03%) HTML5
6 5 (3.91%) .NET
6 5 (3.91%) Web Services
6 5 (3.91%) JSON
7 4 (3.13%) CSS3
7 4 (3.13%) Dojo
8 3 (2.34%) Spring
8 3 (2.34%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.34%) DOM
8 3 (2.34%) J2EE
8 3 (2.34%) JSP
8 3 (2.34%) Middleware
8 3 (2.34%) SVG
8 3 (2.34%) Java EE
8 3 (2.34%) RESTful
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.47%) RIA
2 7 (5.47%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (5.47%) RMADS
3 6 (4.69%) Online Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.91%) W3C
4 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.91%) Open Source
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.34%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.34%) DTV
6 3 (2.34%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.34%) Mashup
6 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.56%) Statistics
7 2 (1.56%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.34%) Windows
1 35 (27.34%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.81%) Windows XP
3 10 (7.81%) UNIX
4 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE
8 1 (0.78%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.19%) ITIL
3 16 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.25%) Service Management
4 8 (6.25%) Scrum
4 8 (6.25%) Content Management
4 8 (6.25%) TDD
4 8 (6.25%) Information Security
5 7 (5.47%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.69%) Time Management
6 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.91%) Project Management
7 5 (3.91%) SOA
7 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.91%) Computer Security
7 5 (3.91%) Information Assurance
8 4 (3.13%) DevOps
8 4 (3.13%) OWASP
8 4 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.19%) Perl
2 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.38%) Python
4 11 (8.59%) Java
5 10 (7.81%) SQL
6 9 (7.03%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.47%) C
8 4 (3.13%) C#
8 4 (3.13%) C++
9 3 (2.34%) PHP
10 2 (1.56%) VBScript
10 2 (1.56%) VB
10 2 (1.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.78%) VC++
11 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.78%) RPG
11 1 (0.78%) Delphi
11 1 (0.78%) Pascal
11 1 (0.78%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 27 (21.09%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.19%) Degree
3 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.94%) LPIC
4 14 (10.94%) CCENT
5 9 (7.03%) DV Cleared
6 8 (6.25%) MCP
7 5 (3.91%) CISSP
7 5 (3.91%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.13%) PMP
8 4 (3.13%) CEH
9 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.56%) MCSE
11 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.78%) ISEB
11 1 (0.78%) CCNA
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.03%) QA
3 7 (5.47%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.91%) JSP 440
5 4 (3.13%) WAI
5 4 (3.13%) SLA
5 4 (3.13%) ISO 9000
6 3 (2.34%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.72%) Squid
3 10 (7.81%) qmail
4 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Zenoss
2 7 (5.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) Cisco
2 18 (14.06%) Juniper
3 17 (13.28%) F5
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle
5 8 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.47%) SAP
6 7 (5.47%) Citrix
6 7 (5.47%) Infoblox
7 6 (4.69%) VMware
8 5 (3.91%) ICL
8 5 (3.91%) Unisys
9 4 (3.13%) Nortel
9 4 (3.13%) Adobe
9 4 (3.13%) Sun
9 4 (3.13%) Altiris
10 3 (2.34%) BT
10 3 (2.34%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.56%) Google
11 2 (1.56%) HP
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