The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 32 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.24% 1.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£540 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +17.18%
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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 Taunton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.94% 14.81% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Average daily rate £350 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (27.27%) MSI
5 3 (27.27%) Nortel
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) CESG
5 3 (27.27%) Altiris
5 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
5 3 (27.27%) assyst
5 3 (27.27%) JSP 440
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) IaaS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MSI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (27.27%) CESG
4 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (18.18%) RMADS
5 1 (9.09%) CMDB
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) SUSE
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) OWASP
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) JSP 440
3 2 (18.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Nortel
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) Altiris
2 1 (9.09%) Sophos
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft