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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 122 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 1.86% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 12.77% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 23
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
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
371 470 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.81% 14.56% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 261 192
Average daily rate £360 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.22 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.10 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 24 April 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
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 April 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 +14 10 £350 -30.00% 9
Somerset 0 4 £325 +51.16% 2
Bristol -4 1 £775 +129.62% 13
Devon -7 1 £225 -35.71% 5
Gloucestershire -20 1 - - 3
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.57%) Degree
6 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.71%) Banking
7 10 (14.29%) Java
7 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 9 (12.86%) Firewall
8 9 (12.86%) Linux
8 9 (12.86%) SAP
8 9 (12.86%) HTML
8 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
9 8 (11.43%) SQL
9 8 (11.43%) MS Office
9 8 (11.43%) DNS
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (10.00%) Project Management
10 7 (10.00%) VPN
10 7 (10.00%) LAN
10 7 (10.00%) WAN
10 7 (10.00%) Web Services
10 7 (10.00%) MCSE

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (10.00%) IIS
2 6 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.71%) CMS
5 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Summit
2 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) VPN
3 7 (10.00%) LAN
3 7 (10.00%) WAN
4 6 (8.57%) DHCP
5 5 (7.14%) VLAN
5 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 5 (7.14%) MPLS
5 5 (7.14%) Wireless
5 5 (7.14%) IPv4
5 5 (7.14%) VoIP
5 5 (7.14%) WLAN
6 4 (5.71%) HTTP
6 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) SSL
7 3 (4.29%) SAN
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) GoogleTest
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.43%) JUnit
2 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (15.71%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
4 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 5 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Electronics
6 3 (4.29%) Law
6 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Billing
7 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Architect
2 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.43%) Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 5 (7.14%) Designer
5 5 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Data Scientist
8 2 (2.86%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Server Support
8 2 (2.86%) Digital Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
3 6 (8.57%) XML
3 6 (8.57%) CSS
4 4 (5.71%) HTML5
4 4 (5.71%) REST
4 4 (5.71%) Spring
5 3 (4.29%) JSON
5 3 (4.29%) jQuery
5 3 (4.29%) .NET
5 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.86%) SOAP
6 2 (2.86%) XSLT
6 2 (2.86%) LINQ
6 2 (2.86%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) Ajax
7 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.43%) CSS3
7 1 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) RIA
2 6 (8.57%) Online Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Social Media
3 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Handset
5 3 (4.29%) DTV
6 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) Open Source
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) W3C
7 1 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) Line Management
4 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.71%) DevOps
6 4 (5.71%) Digital Content Management
6 4 (5.71%) Analytics
6 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.71%) Content Management
6 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.71%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Web Development
7 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Web Analytics
7 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (11.43%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) PHP
4 4 (5.71%) VBScript
4 4 (5.71%) Python
5 3 (4.29%) Ruby
5 3 (4.29%) VB
5 3 (4.29%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) Go
6 2 (2.86%) C
6 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) PHP5
7 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.57%) Degree
3 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.00%) MCSE
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.14%) CCNA
7 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) MCP
9 1 (1.43%) CCIE
9 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 14001
2 5 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) XenApp
3 3 (4.29%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.86%) Firmware
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) Nessus
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) SAP
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco
4 5 (7.14%) ICL
4 5 (7.14%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 5 (7.14%) Polycom
4 5 (7.14%) McAfee
4 5 (7.14%) Avaya
4 5 (7.14%) Juniper
4 5 (7.14%) Unisys
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle
5 4 (5.71%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) NetApp
6 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.29%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.43%) Atmel
8 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.43%) Apple
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