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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 79 122 83
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -39
Contract jobs citing Internet 54 18 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.84% 0.58% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.34% 4.90% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 40
Median daily rate £330 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £213 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £561 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 - £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 - £17.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+26.51% +19.23%
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
476 367 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.73% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 178 256
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £227 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 28
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Wiltshire +7 18 £328 -6.35% 2
Bristol +10 11 £363 -53.22% 7
Gloucestershire +13 9 £128 - 3
Dorset - 8 £330 - 2
Devon +8 5 £425 +88.88% 1
Cornwall - 1 £110 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 37 (35.24%) Windows
2 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 31 (29.52%) ITIL
3 31 (29.52%) Firewall
4 23 (21.90%) Active Directory
5 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
5 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
6 16 (15.24%) Cisco
6 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.29%) IIS
8 14 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
9 13 (12.38%) Citrix
9 13 (12.38%) CISSP
10 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 12 (11.43%) Java
10 12 (11.43%) Finance
10 12 (11.43%) Information Security
11 11 (10.48%) Service Management
11 11 (10.48%) Change Management
11 11 (10.48%) Migration
11 11 (10.48%) C
11 11 (10.48%) Linux
11 11 (10.48%) MS Exchange
11 11 (10.48%) Project Management
11 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
12 10 (9.52%) Windows XP

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 (14.29%) IIS
2 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.48%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.76%) IBM Domino
4 5 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.81%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) Acrobat
3 4 (3.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.52%) Firewall
2 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.62%) VPN
4 7 (6.67%) DHCP
4 7 (6.67%) DNS
4 7 (6.67%) LAN
4 7 (6.67%) VoIP
5 6 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.76%) MPLS
6 5 (4.76%) OSPF
6 5 (4.76%) VLAN
6 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.81%) HTTP
7 4 (3.81%) LDAP
7 4 (3.81%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (3.81%) Skype
7 4 (3.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) OLTP
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.95%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.95%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) JIRA
2 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.81%) Moq
2 4 (3.81%) NUnit
2 4 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.90%) Maven
3 2 (1.90%) Subversion
3 2 (1.90%) TestLink
3 2 (1.90%) WiX
4 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.95%) NuGet
4 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Information Assurance Practitioner
5 7 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 6 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) IT Security Specialist
7 5 (4.76%) Administrator
7 5 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Process Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) SharePoint Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) AWS Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Deskside Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (6.67%) WCF
3 6 (5.71%) Web Services
4 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (4.76%) HTML
4 5 (4.76%) MSMQ
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.81%) RESTful
5 4 (3.81%) SOAP
6 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.86%) CSS
6 3 (2.86%) jQuery
6 3 (2.86%) Middleware
6 3 (2.86%) NHibernate
6 3 (2.86%) REST
6 3 (2.86%) XML
7 2 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.71%) Internet of Things
3 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
5 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.90%) Replication
5 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.24%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 10 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.86%) Android
8 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.90%) Unix
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) ITIL
2 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.43%) Information Security
4 11 (10.48%) Change Management
4 11 (10.48%) Migration
4 11 (10.48%) Project Management
4 11 (10.48%) Service Management
5 9 (8.57%) Coaching
5 9 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.67%) Information Assurance
8 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.71%) ITSM
8 6 (5.71%) OO
8 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.71%) Scrum
8 6 (5.71%) SIEM
8 6 (5.71%) TDD
9 5 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) Java
2 11 (10.48%) C
3 8 (7.62%) C#
3 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.76%) Ruby
4 5 (4.76%) SQL
5 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.90%) C++
5 2 (1.90%) VC++
6 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.95%) ECMAScript
6 1 (0.95%) ES6
6 1 (0.95%) Perl
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.95%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) VB
6 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.38%) CISSP
3 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) Degree
5 7 (6.67%) CLAS
5 7 (6.67%) IISP
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.71%) CREST Certified
6 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.71%) SANS
7 4 (3.81%) CCNP
7 4 (3.81%) GWAPT
7 4 (3.81%) OSCE
7 4 (3.81%) OSCP
8 3 (2.86%) CCNA
9 2 (1.90%) GCIA
9 2 (1.90%) GCIH
9 2 (1.90%) MCP
9 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (8.57%) SLA
2 7 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 7 (6.67%) RMADS
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) BitLocker
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.81%) UAG
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) XenApp
2 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.86%) Firmware
4 2 (1.90%) Snort
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.90%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) SCOM
4 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.24%) Cisco
3 13 (12.38%) Citrix
4 9 (8.57%) Juniper
5 7 (6.67%) Dell
5 7 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 7 (6.67%) Symantec
6 6 (5.71%) Forcepoint
6 6 (5.71%) Splunk
7 5 (4.76%) Adobe
7 5 (4.76%) Apple
7 5 (4.76%) Lotus
7 5 (4.76%) VMware
8 4 (3.81%) Actimize
8 4 (3.81%) AppSense
8 4 (3.81%) Canon
8 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.81%) Sophos
8 4 (3.81%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.90%) ArcSight
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