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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 69 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 73 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.45% 1.39% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.93% 11.72% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 44
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.25 £19.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.26% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £19.36 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £16.16 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+29.95% +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
524 367 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.58% 11.83% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 222 212
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 June 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
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 June 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 +15 23 £275 -35.29% 2
Wiltshire 0 15 £525 +10.52% 1
Gloucestershire - 13 £363 - 3
Dorset +7 12 £375 +72.41% 2
Somerset +10 3 £356 -12.03% 4
Devon -8 2 £188 -50.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 £110 - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 39 (31.71%) Firewall
2 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 33 (26.83%) Windows
4 28 (22.76%) ITIL
5 22 (17.89%) Migration
6 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 20 (16.26%) Cisco
8 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
8 17 (13.82%) Active Directory
8 17 (13.82%) Finance
9 15 (12.20%) Information Security
9 15 (12.20%) CISSP
9 15 (12.20%) Project Management
9 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 14 (11.38%) IIS
10 14 (11.38%) MS Office
11 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
11 13 (10.57%) Juniper
11 13 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
12 12 (9.76%) Degree
13 11 (8.94%) VPN
13 11 (8.94%) LAN
13 11 (8.94%) MPLS
13 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
14 10 (8.13%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (8.13%) VoIP
14 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
14 10 (8.13%) Linux

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 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.38%) IIS
3 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.07%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.25%) CMS
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.63%) GroupWise
6 2 (1.63%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.38%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.88%) Office 365
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (31.71%) Firewall
2 11 (8.94%) LAN
2 11 (8.94%) MPLS
2 11 (8.94%) VPN
3 10 (8.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (8.13%) VoIP
4 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (6.50%) DNS
5 8 (6.50%) OSPF
6 6 (4.88%) DHCP
6 6 (4.88%) WAN
6 6 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (4.07%) BGP
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.07%) Ethernet
7 5 (4.07%) HTTP
7 5 (4.07%) NetScreen
7 5 (4.07%) VLAN
7 5 (4.07%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.07%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.07%) JIRA
2 5 (4.07%) Subversion
2 5 (4.07%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.44%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.44%) Maven
3 3 (2.44%) NuGet
3 3 (2.44%) WiX
4 2 (1.63%) TestLink
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.82%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Analyst
2 12 (9.76%) Developer
3 11 (8.94%) Consultant
4 10 (8.13%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Administrator
6 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.69%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.88%) IT Security Specialist
8 6 (4.88%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.07%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Information Assurance Practitioner
9 5 (4.07%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) Web Services
2 8 (6.50%) SOAP
3 7 (5.69%) .NET
3 7 (5.69%) REST
4 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.88%) HTML
5 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.07%) MSMQ
5 5 (4.07%) NHibernate
5 5 (4.07%) WCF
6 3 (2.44%) CSS
6 3 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.44%) React
7 2 (1.63%) JSON
7 2 (1.63%) Middleware
7 2 (1.63%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.63%) Spring
7 2 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Internet of Things
2 8 (6.50%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.07%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.07%) User Experience
6 4 (3.25%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.44%) iPhone
7 3 (2.44%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.63%) CMDB
8 2 (1.63%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.63%) Informatics
8 2 (1.63%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.83%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.69%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.88%) Android
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.44%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.63%) Unix
9 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.76%) ITIL
2 22 (17.89%) Migration
3 15 (12.20%) Information Security
3 15 (12.20%) Project Management
4 13 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.32%) Coaching
6 9 (7.32%) Service Management
7 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.88%) Change Management
8 6 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.88%) ITSM
8 6 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.88%) Security Architecture
8 6 (4.88%) SIEM
9 5 (4.07%) Information Assurance
9 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) C
2 9 (7.32%) Java
2 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.88%) C#
3 6 (4.88%) SQL
4 3 (2.44%) C++
4 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.44%) VC++
5 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) PHP
5 1 (0.81%) Python
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby
5 1 (0.81%) VB
5 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.20%) CISSP
3 12 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (9.76%) Degree
4 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.69%) CCNP
6 6 (4.88%) CREST Certified
6 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.88%) SANS
7 5 (4.07%) CLAS
7 5 (4.07%) IISP
8 4 (3.25%) GWAPT
8 4 (3.25%) OSCE
8 4 (3.25%) OSCP
9 2 (1.63%) CCIE
9 2 (1.63%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.63%) GCIA
9 2 (1.63%) GCIH
9 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (4.07%) JSP 440
2 5 (4.07%) RMADS
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.07%) XenApp
2 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.25%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.25%) UAG
3 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.63%) Snort
5 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) SCCM
2 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.63%) RSA enVision
3 2 (1.63%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.81%) Nagios
4 1 (0.81%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.26%) Cisco
3 13 (10.57%) Juniper
4 9 (7.32%) Citrix
4 9 (7.32%) Forcepoint
5 6 (4.88%) Splunk
5 6 (4.88%) VMware
6 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.07%) Fortinet
6 5 (4.07%) SonicWALL
6 5 (4.07%) WatchGuard
7 4 (3.25%) AppSense
7 4 (3.25%) Canon
7 4 (3.25%) Sophos
8 2 (1.63%) Actimize
8 2 (1.63%) Apple
8 2 (1.63%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.63%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.63%) Lotus
8 2 (1.63%) Novell