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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 94 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Internet 51 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.63% 1.37% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.17% 10.86% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 32
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£450 £363 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.79% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.13 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -20.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% +14.81%
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
419 313 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.38% 12.63% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 151 181
Average daily rate £355 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £31.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +3 17 £531 +47.39% 3
Bristol -8 12 £438 +32.07% 7
Devon +3 10 £525 - 1
Gloucestershire -20 8 £325 -13.33% 4
Dorset -6 1 £135 - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 7
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.97%) Finance
3 29 (27.10%) Windows
4 25 (23.36%) Degree
5 21 (19.63%) Linux
6 18 (16.82%) MS Office
6 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.82%) Telecoms
7 17 (15.89%) SAP
7 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
8 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
8 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
8 15 (14.02%) Firewall
9 14 (13.08%) Banking
9 14 (13.08%) Java
10 13 (12.15%) DNS
10 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.21%) DHCP
12 11 (10.28%) WAN
12 11 (10.28%) LAN
12 11 (10.28%) ITIL
13 10 (9.35%) XML
13 10 (9.35%) SQL
13 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.41%) Mobile Banking
14 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (8.41%) Windows 7
14 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
14 9 (8.41%) DTV

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (4.67%) IIS
2 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) Apache
4 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.80%) Drupal
4 3 (2.80%) Magnolia
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion MX
6 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Office
2 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.87%) MS Project
4 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Summit
1 6 (5.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.87%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.93%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.80%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
1 15 (14.02%) Firewall
2 13 (12.15%) DNS
3 12 (11.21%) DHCP
4 11 (10.28%) LAN
4 11 (10.28%) WAN
5 7 (6.54%) LDAP
5 7 (6.54%) VPN
6 6 (5.61%) Wireless
7 5 (4.67%) IP Telephony
7 5 (4.67%) VLAN
7 5 (4.67%) MPLS
7 5 (4.67%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (4.67%) IPv4
7 5 (4.67%) SAN
7 5 (4.67%) VoIP
7 5 (4.67%) WLAN
7 5 (4.67%) HTTP
8 4 (3.74%) SSL
9 3 (2.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) MySQL
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.80%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.80%) Aerospike
3 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.80%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JUnit
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.93%) ERwin
1 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) GoogleTest
General
1 31 (28.97%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Telecoms
3 14 (13.08%) Banking
4 9 (8.41%) Manufacturing
4 9 (8.41%) Marketing
5 8 (7.48%) Electronics
6 7 (6.54%) Retail
6 7 (6.54%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Architect
2 13 (12.15%) Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (6.54%) Designer
7 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.67%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) XML
2 8 (7.48%) HTML
3 7 (6.54%) Web Services
4 6 (5.61%) JSON
5 5 (4.67%) CSS
6 4 (3.74%) Spring
6 4 (3.74%) REST
7 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.80%) HTML5
7 3 (2.80%) DOM
8 2 (1.87%) JSP
9 1 (0.93%) XHTML
9 1 (0.93%) Middleware
9 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Mobile Banking
2 9 (8.41%) DTV
2 9 (8.41%) Online Banking
3 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) RIA
4 5 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.67%) Streaming Video
5 4 (3.74%) RMADS
5 4 (3.74%) Open Source
6 3 (2.80%) Mashup
6 3 (2.80%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.80%) Handset
6 3 (2.80%) MPEG
6 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.10%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Linux
3 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.41%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.67%) UNIX
7 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.80%) CentOS
7 3 (2.80%) Fedora
8 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (1.87%) Android
8 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Debian
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (10.28%) ITIL
4 8 (7.48%) Programme Management
5 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.54%) DevOps
6 6 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.61%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.61%) Information Security
6 6 (5.61%) Line Management
7 5 (4.67%) TDD
7 5 (4.67%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.67%) Project Management
7 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.08%) Java
3 10 (9.35%) SQL
4 9 (8.41%) C
4 9 (8.41%) Python
5 8 (7.48%) PHP
6 6 (5.61%) Ruby
6 6 (5.61%) Perl
7 4 (3.74%) VBScript
8 3 (2.80%) VB
8 3 (2.80%) C++
8 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.80%) Golang
9 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) PHP5
10 1 (0.93%) Erlang
10 1 (0.93%) RPG
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (23.36%) Degree
2 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.54%) MCSE
4 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.61%) CCNA
6 5 (4.67%) MCP
7 4 (3.74%) CISSP
8 3 (2.80%) CEH
9 2 (1.87%) PMP
9 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.93%) CCIE
10 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) ISO 9001
1 8 (7.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 6 (5.61%) ISO 14001
3 5 (4.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.80%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.87%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) XenApp
3 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) Firmware
4 3 (2.80%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.87%) Kerio MailServer
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Puppet
1 6 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.80%) Nagios
3 2 (1.87%) WSUS
3 2 (1.87%) SCCM
3 2 (1.87%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) SAP
3 8 (7.48%) Cisco
4 7 (6.54%) Unisys
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 7 (6.54%) VMware
4 7 (6.54%) ICL
4 7 (6.54%) SonicWALL
5 6 (5.61%) Citrix
5 6 (5.61%) Juniper
6 5 (4.67%) Avaya
6 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.67%) McAfee
6 5 (4.67%) HP
6 5 (4.67%) Polycom
7 4 (3.74%) Sun
7 4 (3.74%) NetApp
8 3 (2.80%) Infoblox
8 3 (2.80%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.87%) NEC
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