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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 123 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 20 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.45% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 9.50% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 32
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +10.52%
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
374 442 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.01% 15.30% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 233 196
Average daily rate £360 £375 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £9.50 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 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 27 March 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 12 £350 -30.00% 5
Bristol -5 3 £425 +23.63% 6
Somerset -2 2 £325 -31.57% 2
Gloucestershire -20 2 £130 -65.33% 4
Dorset -2 1 £135 -22.85%
Cornwall - - - - 3
Devon - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
3 23 (27.71%) Windows
4 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
5 16 (19.28%) Degree
5 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
6 15 (18.07%) MS Office
6 15 (18.07%) SAP
6 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
7 14 (16.87%) Linux
7 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (15.66%) Banking
8 13 (15.66%) Java
9 11 (13.25%) HTML
10 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
10 10 (12.05%) Firewall
10 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
11 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (10.84%) DTV
11 9 (10.84%) DNS
12 8 (9.64%) SQL
12 8 (9.64%) XML
12 8 (9.64%) CSS
12 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
12 8 (9.64%) Online Banking
12 8 (9.64%) Marketing
13 7 (8.43%) Electronics
13 7 (8.43%) Programme Management

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.23%) IIS
1 6 (7.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.61%) CMS
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Project
3 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Summit
1 6 (7.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
3 7 (8.43%) LAN
3 7 (8.43%) WAN
3 7 (8.43%) DHCP
3 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) VPN
4 5 (6.02%) VoIP
4 5 (6.02%) WLAN
4 5 (6.02%) IPv4
4 5 (6.02%) MPLS
4 5 (6.02%) Wireless
4 5 (6.02%) IP Telephony
4 5 (6.02%) VLAN
5 4 (4.82%) HTTP
5 4 (4.82%) SAN
5 4 (4.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.41%) Intranet
6 2 (2.41%) LDAP
6 2 (2.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.20%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) GoogleTest
2 1 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (15.66%) Banking
4 8 (9.64%) Marketing
5 7 (8.43%) Electronics
6 6 (7.23%) Retail
6 6 (7.23%) Retail Banking
6 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.41%) Law
8 1 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Architect
2 11 (13.25%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.05%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (7.23%) Designer
7 5 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Security Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) HTML
2 8 (9.64%) CSS
2 8 (9.64%) XML
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
4 4 (4.82%) HTML5
4 4 (4.82%) Spring
4 4 (4.82%) REST
5 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.61%) JSON
5 3 (3.61%) DOM
6 2 (2.41%) .NET
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.20%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (1.20%) LINQ
7 1 (1.20%) Ajax
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.20%) SOAP
7 1 (1.20%) XSLT
7 1 (1.20%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) DTV
2 8 (9.64%) Online Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.23%) RIA
5 5 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (6.02%) User Experience
6 4 (4.82%) Streaming Video
7 3 (3.61%) Handset
7 3 (3.61%) MPEG
7 3 (3.61%) Social Media
8 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.61%) Fedora
7 3 (3.61%) CentOS
8 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.43%) Programme Management
2 7 (8.43%) DevOps
3 6 (7.23%) Line Management
3 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.23%) Project Management
3 6 (7.23%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (6.02%) ITIL
4 5 (6.02%) TDD
4 5 (6.02%) Business Transformation
4 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (4.82%) Digital Content Management
5 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.82%) Scrum
5 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.66%) Java
3 8 (9.64%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) PHP
4 7 (8.43%) Python
5 6 (7.23%) Ruby
6 4 (4.82%) VBScript
6 4 (4.82%) Perl
6 4 (4.82%) C
7 3 (3.61%) VB
7 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.61%) Golang
8 2 (2.41%) C#
8 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.20%) PHP5
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
1 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.43%) MCSE
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.02%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.20%) CCIE
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO 9001
1 6 (7.23%) ISO 14001
2 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.61%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) XenApp
3 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.20%) Kerio MailServer
6 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Puppet
1 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.41%) Nagios
2 2 (2.41%) WSUS
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) SAP
3 7 (8.43%) Cisco
4 6 (7.23%) Unisys
4 6 (7.23%) Citrix
4 6 (7.23%) VMware
4 6 (7.23%) ICL
4 6 (7.23%) SonicWALL
5 5 (6.02%) Polycom
5 5 (6.02%) McAfee
5 5 (6.02%) Avaya
5 5 (6.02%) Juniper
6 4 (4.82%) NetApp
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle
6 4 (4.82%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.41%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.41%) Apple
9 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
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