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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 105 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Internet 35 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.30% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 9.44% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 40
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£388 £385 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -7.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £260 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
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 £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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
395 392 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.58% 13.76% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 201 201
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 30
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £29.50 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +8 13 £406 -18.75% 4
Bristol -1 11 £438 +9.37% 3
Gloucestershire -19 3 £130 -65.33% 2
Somerset -9 2 £325 -25.28% 1
Devon -10 2 £525 +90.90% 2
Dorset 0 1 £135 -22.85% 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (31.11%) Finance
2 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.56%) Windows
4 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 17 (18.89%) Degree
5 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
5 17 (18.89%) Linux
5 17 (18.89%) SAP
6 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.56%) Banking
7 14 (15.56%) Java
7 14 (15.56%) MS Office
8 12 (13.33%) Firewall
9 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (11.11%) HTML
9 10 (11.11%) DNS
10 9 (10.00%) DHCP
10 9 (10.00%) Python
10 9 (10.00%) SQL
10 9 (10.00%) DTV
10 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (10.00%) Online Banking
10 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 9 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
11 8 (8.89%) Electronics
11 8 (8.89%) PHP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 6 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.44%) Apache
4 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) CMS
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.11%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.11%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Summit
1 6 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.22%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) Firewall
2 10 (11.11%) DNS
3 9 (10.00%) DHCP
4 7 (7.78%) LAN
4 7 (7.78%) WAN
4 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.78%) VPN
5 6 (6.67%) Wireless
6 5 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 5 (5.56%) VLAN
6 5 (5.56%) MPLS
6 5 (5.56%) IPv4
6 5 (5.56%) SAN
6 5 (5.56%) VoIP
6 5 (5.56%) WLAN
6 5 (5.56%) HTTP
7 4 (4.44%) LDAP
7 4 (4.44%) SSL
8 3 (3.33%) FTP
9 2 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JUnit
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.11%) CppUnit
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) GoogleTest
General
1 28 (31.11%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (15.56%) Banking
4 8 (8.89%) Electronics
5 7 (7.78%) Retail
5 7 (7.78%) Retail Banking
5 7 (7.78%) Marketing
6 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.22%) Law
8 1 (1.11%) Publishing
8 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Architect
2 12 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (11.11%) Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (7.78%) Designer
5 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Security Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) HTML
2 8 (8.89%) CSS
2 8 (8.89%) Web Services
3 7 (7.78%) XML
4 4 (4.44%) Spring
4 4 (4.44%) HTML5
4 4 (4.44%) REST
5 3 (3.33%) JSON
5 3 (3.33%) DOM
5 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.11%) XSLT
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.11%) JSP
6 1 (1.11%) SOAP
6 1 (1.11%) .NET
6 1 (1.11%) LINQ
6 1 (1.11%) jQuery
6 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) DTV
1 9 (10.00%) Online Banking
1 9 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) RIA
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 5 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.33%) Social Media
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) MPEG
4 3 (3.33%) Handset
5 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 17 (18.89%) Linux
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.33%) CentOS
7 3 (3.33%) Fedora
7 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (2.22%) Android
8 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Solaris
9 1 (1.11%) UNIX
9 1 (1.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.78%) Programme Management
3 7 (7.78%) DevOps
4 6 (6.67%) Line Management
4 6 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (6.67%) Project Management
4 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.56%) ITIL
5 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.56%) TDD
5 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 4 (4.44%) Information Assurance
6 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.56%) Java
3 9 (10.00%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) Python
4 8 (8.89%) PHP
5 7 (7.78%) C
6 6 (6.67%) Ruby
6 6 (6.67%) Perl
7 4 (4.44%) VBScript
8 3 (3.33%) VB
8 3 (3.33%) C++
8 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.33%) Golang
9 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) PHP5
10 1 (1.11%) Erlang
10 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.11%) C#
10 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.78%) MCSE
4 6 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (2.22%) MCP
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.11%) CISSP
6 1 (1.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.67%) ISO 14001
2 5 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) XenApp
3 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) Firmware
4 3 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.22%) Kerio MailServer
6 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
1 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.33%) Nagios
3 2 (2.22%) WSUS
3 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (1.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) SAP
3 7 (7.78%) Unisys
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
3 7 (7.78%) SonicWALL
3 7 (7.78%) ICL
4 6 (6.67%) Citrix
5 5 (5.56%) Avaya
5 5 (5.56%) Juniper
5 5 (5.56%) McAfee
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle
5 5 (5.56%) HP
5 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.56%) Polycom
6 4 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (2.22%) Apple
7 2 (2.22%) Mitel
7 2 (2.22%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.22%) Infor
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