The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Swindon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 42 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.58% 1.11% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 8.57% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £500 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% +12.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.57% 12.96% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 27 28
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
Wiltshire

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Swindon region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
1 7 (70.00%) Retail Banking
1 7 (70.00%) Online Banking
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (60.00%) ICL
2 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) Unisys
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) DSDM
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) DSL
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
1 7 (70.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Designer
2 6 (60.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Online Banking
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) SEO
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) DSDM
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) ICL
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
1 6 (60.00%) Unisys
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco