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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 91 66 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs citing Internet 56 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 2.17% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.09% 16.27% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 19
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£500 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £151 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -54.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £14.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-9.42% -18.84%
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
505 295 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.31% 13.37% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Wiltshire -11 16 £563 -0.44% 10
Gloucestershire -11 15 £325 - 3
Devon -11 9 £525 - 3
Bristol -24 7 £325 +17.64% 8
Somerset -9 3 £250 -20.55% 6
Dorset 0 2 £122 +28.15%
Cornwall - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 37 (30.08%) Windows
1 37 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.39%) Linux
2 30 (24.39%) Finance
3 24 (19.51%) Degree
4 21 (17.07%) MS Office
5 20 (16.26%) TCP/IP
5 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.26%) Security Cleared
6 18 (14.63%) Firewall
7 16 (13.01%) DNS
7 16 (13.01%) ITIL
8 15 (12.20%) Telecoms
9 13 (10.57%) Banking
9 13 (10.57%) SAP
9 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
9 13 (10.57%) Perl
9 13 (10.57%) SQL
9 13 (10.57%) DHCP
9 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (9.76%) WAN
10 12 (9.76%) LAN
10 12 (9.76%) Python
10 12 (9.76%) Java
10 12 (9.76%) Oracle
11 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.94%) LDAP
11 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
11 11 (8.94%) Cisco

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.44%) IIS
3 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.44%) Apache
3 3 (2.44%) Magnolia
3 3 (2.44%) Drupal
4 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.63%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion MX
5 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.81%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (17.07%) MS Office
2 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Summit
2 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.63%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.81%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) IaaS
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) TCP/IP
2 18 (14.63%) Firewall
3 16 (13.01%) DNS
4 13 (10.57%) DHCP
5 12 (9.76%) WAN
5 12 (9.76%) LAN
6 11 (8.94%) LDAP
7 7 (5.69%) SMTP
8 6 (4.88%) SAN
9 5 (4.07%) MPLS
9 5 (4.07%) HTTP
9 5 (4.07%) Wireless
9 5 (4.07%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (3.25%) SSL
10 4 (3.25%) VPN
11 3 (2.44%) FTP
11 3 (2.44%) VoIP
11 3 (2.44%) WLAN
11 3 (2.44%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.25%) MySQL
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.44%) Aerospike
4 3 (2.44%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.81%) DB2
6 1 (0.81%) OLTP
6 1 (0.81%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) JUnit
1 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.81%) ERwin
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) GoogleTest
2 1 (0.81%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (24.39%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.57%) Banking
4 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 7 (5.69%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.88%) Marketing
6 5 (4.07%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (17.89%) Architect
2 16 (13.01%) Developer
3 14 (11.38%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Designer
6 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.69%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.69%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) XML
2 9 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (4.88%) CSS
4 5 (4.07%) Web Services
5 4 (3.25%) JSON
5 4 (3.25%) Middleware
6 3 (2.44%) DOM
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.63%) jQuery
7 2 (1.63%) REST
7 2 (1.63%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.63%) Spring
7 2 (1.63%) WinForms
7 2 (1.63%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.63%) XHTML
7 2 (1.63%) JSP
8 1 (0.81%) XSLT
8 1 (0.81%) XSD
8 1 (0.81%) .NET
8 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Online Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.88%) DTV
5 5 (4.07%) Streaming Video
5 5 (4.07%) RIA
5 5 (4.07%) RMADS
6 4 (3.25%) Open Source
6 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.44%) MPEG
7 3 (2.44%) Handset
7 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.44%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.44%) Mashup
8 2 (1.63%) Social Media
8 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.08%) Windows
2 30 (24.39%) Linux
3 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.32%) UNIX
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.44%) Fedora
8 3 (2.44%) CentOS
9 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.63%) Android
9 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) Solaris
10 1 (0.81%) Debian
10 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.01%) ITIL
3 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.69%) Project Management
5 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.88%) Time Management
6 6 (4.88%) DevOps
6 6 (4.88%) Line Management
6 6 (4.88%) TDD
6 6 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.88%) Scrum
6 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.07%) Information Security
7 5 (4.07%) Programme Management
7 5 (4.07%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.07%) Content Management
7 5 (4.07%) Security Architecture
7 5 (4.07%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
1 13 (10.57%) Perl
1 13 (10.57%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) Python
2 12 (9.76%) Java
3 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
3 10 (8.13%) C
4 5 (4.07%) PHP
5 4 (3.25%) VBScript
5 4 (3.25%) VB
6 3 (2.44%) C++
6 3 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) RPG
7 1 (0.81%) VC++
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.81%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.81%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) Degree
2 20 (16.26%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.94%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.32%) MCP
6 7 (5.69%) MCSE
6 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.07%) CISSP
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.25%) CEH
8 4 (3.25%) CCNA
8 4 (3.25%) PMP
8 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.44%) LPIC
9 3 (2.44%) RHCSA
9 3 (2.44%) CCENT
10 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.81%) CCIE
11 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (8.94%) QA
2 9 (7.32%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.07%) ISO 14001
4 4 (3.25%) ISO 9000
5 3 (2.44%) SLA
5 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.63%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) ISA Server
3 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.25%) XenApp
4 3 (2.44%) Firmware
4 3 (2.44%) Squid
5 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.63%) qmail
5 2 (1.63%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Nagios
1 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.44%) Puppet
1 3 (2.44%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.63%) SCCM
2 2 (1.63%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.57%) SAP
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle
4 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.94%) Cisco
5 9 (7.32%) Juniper
6 7 (5.69%) Unisys
6 7 (5.69%) Citrix
6 7 (5.69%) ICL
6 7 (5.69%) Infoblox
7 6 (4.88%) F5
7 6 (4.88%) VMware
7 6 (4.88%) HP
8 5 (4.07%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.25%) Sun
9 4 (3.25%) NetApp
10 3 (2.44%) McAfee
10 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.44%) Avaya
10 3 (2.44%) BT
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