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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 94 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 53 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 1.48% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.65% 10.96% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 14
Average daily rate £305 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £572 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +43.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
419 438 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.93% 13.54% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 224 159
Average daily rate £350 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +4 15 £125 -71.42% 11
Wiltshire -10 12 £330 -34.00% 10
Devon 0 11 £350 -33.33% 4
Gloucestershire +14 8 £125 -45.05% 9
Somerset +2 2 - - 4
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 45 (40.54%) Windows
2 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 34 (30.63%) Firewall
3 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.13%) ITIL
4 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
5 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
6 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
6 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
7 16 (14.41%) .NET
7 16 (14.41%) IIS
7 16 (14.41%) Windows XP
7 16 (14.41%) Finance
8 15 (13.51%) Information Security
8 15 (13.51%) Web Services
8 15 (13.51%) Java
8 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
9 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
9 14 (12.61%) Linux
9 14 (12.61%) Degree
10 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
10 13 (11.71%) Citrix
10 13 (11.71%) CISSP
10 13 (11.71%) C#
10 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
10 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (10.81%) WCF
11 12 (10.81%) Security Architecture

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (14.41%) IIS
2 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.50%) CMS
3 5 (4.50%) IBM Domino
3 5 (4.50%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.80%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) Acrobat
3 5 (4.50%) MS Office
4 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) Office 365
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
4 2 (1.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.63%) Firewall
2 10 (9.01%) DNS
3 9 (8.11%) DHCP
4 7 (6.31%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.41%) LAN
6 5 (4.50%) Intranet
7 4 (3.60%) LDAP
7 4 (3.60%) MQTT
7 4 (3.60%) Skype
7 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.60%) Wireless
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.70%) HTTP
8 3 (2.70%) VLAN
8 3 (2.70%) VPN
8 3 (2.70%) WAN
9 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.70%) Big Data
5 3 (2.70%) GIS
5 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.70%) QGIS
6 2 (1.80%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) OLTP
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.90%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Cucumber
1 8 (7.21%) Moq
1 8 (7.21%) NUnit
1 8 (7.21%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (7.21%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.60%) JIRA
3 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (1.80%) EasyMock
4 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.80%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.80%) JUnit
4 2 (1.80%) Maven
4 2 (1.80%) Mockito
4 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Billing
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 3 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Front Office
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.61%) Developer
3 13 (11.71%) Analyst
4 10 (9.01%) Security Specialist
5 9 (8.11%) IT Security Specialist
6 8 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) AWS Software Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Information Assurance Practitioner
9 5 (4.50%) CLAS Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) IT Security Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) .NET
2 15 (13.51%) Web Services
3 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.81%) WCF
4 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
4 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 8 (7.21%) Gherkin
4 8 (7.21%) HTML
4 8 (7.21%) MSMQ
4 8 (7.21%) RESTful
5 6 (5.41%) Entity Framework
5 6 (5.41%) NHibernate
6 5 (4.50%) CSS
6 5 (4.50%) CSS3
6 5 (4.50%) HTML5
6 5 (4.50%) jQuery
7 4 (3.60%) Ajax
8 3 (2.70%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
1 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.91%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.31%) Internet of Things
6 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.41%) PKI
7 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.80%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.80%) Replication
8 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.90%) Social Media
9 1 (0.90%) VHDL
9 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.54%) Windows
2 16 (14.41%) Windows XP
3 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.61%) Linux
4 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.91%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.01%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.41%) Windows 2000
9 6 (5.41%) Windows Vista
10 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (26.13%) ITIL
2 15 (13.51%) Information Security
3 12 (10.81%) Scrum
3 12 (10.81%) Security Architecture
4 11 (9.91%) Coaching
4 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
5 10 (9.01%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (9.01%) OO
5 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.01%) Service Management
5 10 (9.01%) TDD
6 9 (8.11%) Migration
6 9 (8.11%) Project Management
7 8 (7.21%) BDD
7 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.21%) Kanban
7 8 (7.21%) MVC
7 8 (7.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) Java
2 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.71%) C#
4 11 (9.91%) SQL
5 9 (8.11%) Ruby
6 8 (7.21%) C
7 3 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.90%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.90%) ES6
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.61%) Degree
3 13 (11.71%) CISSP
4 11 (9.91%) CLAS
4 11 (9.91%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.31%) CREST Certified
5 7 (6.31%) GWAPT
5 7 (6.31%) OSCE
5 7 (6.31%) OSCP
5 7 (6.31%) SANS
6 6 (5.41%) IISP
6 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.70%) CCNA
8 3 (2.70%) CCNP
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.90%) MCP
9 1 (0.90%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.11%) SLA
3 6 (5.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (5.41%) JSP 440
3 6 (5.41%) RMADS
4 5 (4.50%) BS7799
4 5 (4.50%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) Firmware
3 3 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.90%) UAG
5 1 (0.90%) XenApp
5 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.60%) SCCM
3 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.90%) Nagios
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Citrix
3 9 (8.11%) Cisco
4 7 (6.31%) Symantec
5 6 (5.41%) Adobe
5 6 (5.41%) Apple
5 6 (5.41%) VMware
6 5 (4.50%) Dell
6 5 (4.50%) Juniper
6 5 (4.50%) Lotus
6 5 (4.50%) SonicWALL
7 4 (3.60%) Forcepoint
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle
7 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.70%) Splunk
9 2 (1.80%) Actimize
9 2 (1.80%) BT
9 2 (1.80%) Remedy
9 2 (1.80%) SAP
9 2 (1.80%) WatchGuard
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