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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 78 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Internet 69 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.27% 1.59% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.66% 12.88% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 41
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £41.75 £19.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.13% +28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £75.84 £60.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +13.40%
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
545 396 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.92% 12.36% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 230 241
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +102.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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
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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 35 £283 -33.52% 5
Gloucestershire - 11 £363 - 3
Wiltshire -4 10 £540 +13.68%
Dorset +3 8 £400 +83.90%
Somerset +16 3 £356 -12.03% 4
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 34 (27.87%) Firewall
2 31 (25.41%) ITIL
3 29 (23.77%) Windows
4 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
5 24 (19.67%) Cisco
5 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
6 22 (18.03%) Migration
7 15 (12.30%) Finance
7 15 (12.30%) SharePoint
7 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
7 15 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (11.48%) CISSP
8 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
8 14 (11.48%) VPN
8 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (10.66%) VoIP
9 13 (10.66%) MS Office
9 13 (10.66%) Project Management
9 13 (10.66%) Service Management
9 13 (10.66%) Information Security
10 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
10 12 (9.84%) Juniper
10 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
11 11 (9.02%) Citrix
11 11 (9.02%) MPLS
11 11 (9.02%) OSPF
11 11 (9.02%) Linux
11 11 (9.02%) LAN
11 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
11 11 (9.02%) Banking

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.38%) IIS
4 5 (4.10%) CMS
4 5 (4.10%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.64%) GroupWise
7 2 (1.64%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.74%) Office 365
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) Firewall
2 14 (11.48%) VPN
3 13 (10.66%) VoIP
4 11 (9.02%) LAN
4 11 (9.02%) MPLS
4 11 (9.02%) OSPF
5 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (7.38%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (6.56%) BGP
7 8 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (6.56%) DNS
7 8 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (5.74%) Network Security
8 7 (5.74%) Wireless
9 6 (4.92%) DHCP
9 6 (4.92%) WAN
10 5 (4.10%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.10%) HTTP
10 5 (4.10%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.10%) RavenDB
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.82%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.10%) JIRA
2 5 (4.10%) Subversion
2 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.46%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.46%) Maven
3 3 (2.46%) NuGet
3 3 (2.46%) WiX
4 2 (1.64%) TestLink
5 1 (0.82%) Selenium
5 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.02%) Banking
4 10 (8.20%) Marketing
5 7 (5.74%) Retail
6 6 (4.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Analyst
2 12 (9.84%) Consultant
2 12 (9.84%) Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Administrator
3 10 (8.20%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (6.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Security Consultant
6 6 (4.92%) Security Manager
7 5 (4.10%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.10%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Process Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) Web Services
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) HTML
2 7 (5.74%) REST
2 7 (5.74%) SOAP
3 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (4.10%) MSMQ
3 5 (4.10%) NHibernate
3 5 (4.10%) WCF
4 4 (3.28%) CSS
5 3 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (2.46%) React
6 2 (1.64%) JSON
6 2 (1.64%) JSON-LD
6 2 (1.64%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.64%) RESTful
6 2 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.56%) Online Banking
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 5 (4.10%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.10%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.28%) CESG
7 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.46%) iPhone
7 3 (2.46%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.64%) CMDB
8 2 (1.64%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.64%) Informatics
8 2 (1.64%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.77%) Windows
2 11 (9.02%) Linux
3 10 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.92%) Android
6 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.46%) Unix
7 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) ITIL
2 22 (18.03%) Migration
3 13 (10.66%) Information Security
3 13 (10.66%) Project Management
3 13 (10.66%) Service Management
4 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.38%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.56%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.92%) Change Management
7 6 (4.92%) Content Management
7 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.92%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (4.92%) ITSM
7 6 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 6 (4.92%) SIEM
7 6 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.10%) Information Assurance
8 5 (4.10%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.38%) C
1 9 (7.38%) Java
1 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.10%) C#
3 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.46%) C++
4 3 (2.46%) VC++
5 2 (1.64%) SQL
6 1 (0.82%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.82%) Perl
6 1 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.48%) CISSP
4 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.20%) CCNP
6 8 (6.56%) Degree
7 7 (5.74%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.10%) CLAS
8 5 (4.10%) IISP
9 4 (3.28%) GCIH
10 3 (2.46%) CCDP
10 3 (2.46%) CCNA
10 3 (2.46%) CREST Certified
10 3 (2.46%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.46%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.46%) SANS
11 2 (1.64%) CCIE
11 2 (1.64%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (4.10%) JSP 440
2 5 (4.10%) RMADS
2 5 (4.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.10%) XenApp
2 5 (4.10%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.28%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.28%) UAG
3 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.46%) SCCM
1 3 (2.46%) TeamSite
2 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.64%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) Nessus
3 1 (0.82%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.82%) QRadar
3 1 (0.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.67%) Cisco
3 12 (9.84%) Juniper
4 11 (9.02%) Citrix
5 9 (7.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.92%) HP
6 6 (4.92%) Splunk
6 6 (4.92%) VMware
7 5 (4.10%) Dell
7 5 (4.10%) Forcepoint
7 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.10%) SonicWALL
7 5 (4.10%) WatchGuard
8 4 (3.28%) AppSense
8 4 (3.28%) Canon
8 4 (3.28%) Sophos
9 3 (2.46%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.46%) Lotus
10 2 (1.64%) Apple
10 2 (1.64%) Novell