The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 76 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Internet 65 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.14% 1.31% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.74% 9.59% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 33
Average daily rate
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£390 £214 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.45% -36.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £134 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £19.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.60 £19.90 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
441 292 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.50% 13.63% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 148 196
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 54
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.80 £19.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.90 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Internet
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Gloucestershire - 24 £400 - 2
Wiltshire -4 10 £500 +5.26% 3
Devon - 10 £230 - 4
Bristol -22 8 £320 +137.03% 3
Somerset -11 5 £455 - 5
Dorset -1 3 £150 -31.81% 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (26.15%) Windows
1 34 (26.15%) Linux
1 34 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 30 (23.08%) HTML
3 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 24 (18.46%) Finance
5 23 (17.69%) CSS
6 22 (16.92%) DNS
6 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
7 21 (16.15%) Perl
8 20 (15.38%) SMTP
9 19 (14.62%) MS Office
9 19 (14.62%) ITIL
10 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
11 17 (13.08%) Cisco
11 17 (13.08%) Juniper
11 17 (13.08%) Telecoms
12 16 (12.31%) Java
12 16 (12.31%) F5
13 15 (11.54%) HTML5
13 15 (11.54%) Squid
13 15 (11.54%) Degree
13 15 (11.54%) Load Balancing
13 15 (11.54%) jQuery
13 15 (11.54%) LDAP
14 14 (10.77%) LPIC
14 14 (10.77%) SSL
14 14 (10.77%) HTTP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.62%) CMS
3 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.31%) Lync
5 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.31%) SAS
5 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.31%) IIS
6 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.77%) Apache
7 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.77%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) Drupal
7 1 (0.77%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (14.62%) MS Office
2 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Summit
1 4 (3.08%) assyst
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) IaaS
2 2 (1.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.77%) PaaS
3 1 (0.77%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.92%) DNS
2 20 (15.38%) SMTP
3 15 (11.54%) LDAP
4 14 (10.77%) HTTP
4 14 (10.77%) SSL
5 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.46%) Firewall
7 8 (6.15%) WAN
7 8 (6.15%) DHCP
8 7 (5.38%) LAN
9 6 (4.62%) Intranet
10 4 (3.08%) Extranet
10 4 (3.08%) Nortel Meridian
11 2 (1.54%) Wireless
11 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.54%) 3G
11 2 (1.54%) MPLS
11 2 (1.54%) DVB
11 2 (1.54%) SAN
11 2 (1.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
1 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.31%) Essbase
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) OLTP
6 1 (0.77%) MySQL
6 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.77%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.77%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Maven
1 8 (6.15%) Hudson
1 8 (6.15%) QUnit
1 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.08%) MSI
3 3 (2.31%) JUnit
4 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.77%) JIRA
5 1 (0.77%) Selenium
5 1 (0.77%) Subversion
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 17 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.92%) Banking
4 8 (6.15%) Retail
4 8 (6.15%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Publishing
7 1 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) Developer
2 17 (13.08%) Administrator
3 15 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (10.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (10.00%) Architect
6 12 (9.23%) Designer
7 11 (8.46%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.46%) Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Desktop Support
9 8 (6.15%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.15%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (5.38%) Consultant
11 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (3.85%) Python Developer
13 4 (3.08%) Web Designer
14 3 (2.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 3 (2.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.08%) HTML
2 23 (17.69%) CSS
3 15 (11.54%) jQuery
3 15 (11.54%) HTML5
4 8 (6.15%) RESTful
4 8 (6.15%) Java EE
4 8 (6.15%) J2EE
4 8 (6.15%) XML
4 8 (6.15%) SVG
5 7 (5.38%) .NET
6 5 (3.85%) CSS3
7 4 (3.08%) Web Services
7 4 (3.08%) Dojo
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.31%) REST
8 3 (2.31%) Middleware
8 3 (2.31%) DOM
8 3 (2.31%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.31%) Spring
9 2 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) RIA
2 9 (6.92%) Online Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (6.15%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.62%) RMADS
6 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.85%) CESG
6 5 (3.85%) W3C
7 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.08%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (2.31%) Streaming Video
8 3 (2.31%) DTV
8 3 (2.31%) Open Source
9 2 (1.54%) Statistics
9 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.54%) MPEG
9 2 (1.54%) IPTV
10 1 (0.77%) PDA
10 1 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.15%) Windows
1 34 (26.15%) Linux
2 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.23%) UNIX
4 10 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.77%) SUSE
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.62%) ITIL
3 15 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 9 (6.92%) Risk Management
4 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.15%) Scrum
5 8 (6.15%) TDD
6 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.62%) Information Security
7 6 (4.62%) Service Management
8 5 (3.85%) Project Management
8 5 (3.85%) Content Management
8 5 (3.85%) Computer Security
8 5 (3.85%) Time Management
9 4 (3.08%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (3.08%) Web Development
9 4 (3.08%) Kanban
9 4 (3.08%) SOA
9 4 (3.08%) OO
9 4 (3.08%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) JavaScript
2 21 (16.15%) Perl
3 16 (12.31%) Java
4 11 (8.46%) Python
5 10 (7.69%) SQL
5 10 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.85%) VBScript
7 4 (3.08%) C#
8 3 (2.31%) C
8 3 (2.31%) PHP
8 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.54%) C++
9 2 (1.54%) VB
9 2 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) XPath
10 1 (0.77%) PHP5
10 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.77%) Fortran
10 1 (0.77%) Pascal
10 1 (0.77%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 34 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.54%) Degree
4 14 (10.77%) CCENT
4 14 (10.77%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.77%) LPIC
5 6 (4.62%) MCP
6 3 (2.31%) CISSP
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.31%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.31%) CEH
7 2 (1.54%) PMP
7 2 (1.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.62%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.62%) QA
2 6 (4.62%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.08%) SLA
3 4 (3.08%) ISO 14001
3 4 (3.08%) WAI
4 3 (2.31%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.54%) Squid
3 10 (7.69%) qmail
4 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.54%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) Zenoss
2 8 (6.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.08%) Cisco
2 17 (13.08%) Juniper
3 16 (12.31%) F5
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle
4 10 (7.69%) SAP
5 8 (6.15%) Unisys
5 8 (6.15%) ICL
6 7 (5.38%) Infoblox
6 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.38%) VMware
6 7 (5.38%) Citrix
7 5 (3.85%) Adobe
8 4 (3.08%) Nortel
8 4 (3.08%) Altiris
9 3 (2.31%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.54%) HP
10 2 (1.54%) NetApp
10 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.54%) BT
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