The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 23 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 2.99% - 11.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southend-on-Sea region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 43.28% 4.65% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 2
Average daily rate £475 £335 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% -25.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Southend-on-Sea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Southend-on-Sea region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Internet
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP