The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 59 81
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22  
Contract jobs citing Internet 44 67 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.39% 2.82% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.05% 12.12% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 12
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £279 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £19.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.80% +30.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -16.66% +29.95%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 365 553 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.86% 23.24% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 253 237
Median daily rate £388 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.30% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Reading 0 11 £413 +10.00% 8
Bracknell +7 9 - -
Maidenhead +4 8 £360 - 1
Slough +7 4 £550 +17.02% 2
Newbury +5 3 £375 +42.18% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 25 (36.76%) Windows
1 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.94%) VPN
3 19 (27.94%) SharePoint
4 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 16 (23.53%) Cisco
6 15 (22.06%) LAN
7 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (19.12%) MPLS
8 13 (19.12%) IIS
8 13 (19.12%) WAN
9 12 (17.65%) McAfee
9 12 (17.65%) Software Distribution
10 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
10 11 (16.18%) HP
11 10 (14.71%) CCNP
11 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (14.71%) Degree
11 10 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (14.71%) Server Patching
11 10 (14.71%) Security Operations
11 10 (14.71%) Security Monitoring
12 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.76%) Java

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 19 (27.94%) SharePoint
2 13 (19.12%) IIS
3 10 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.47%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Changepoint
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.94%) FRx
2 2 (2.94%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) VPN
2 15 (22.06%) LAN
3 13 (19.12%) MPLS
3 13 (19.12%) WAN
4 7 (10.29%) BGP
4 7 (10.29%) DNS
5 6 (8.82%) ADSL
5 6 (8.82%) DHCP
5 6 (8.82%) DSL
5 6 (8.82%) EIGRP
5 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
5 6 (8.82%) OSPF
5 6 (8.82%) RIP
5 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.82%) xDSL
6 5 (7.35%) Firewall
6 5 (7.35%) SMTP
7 4 (5.88%) ATM
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.41%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.94%) QlikView
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Operations Technician
2 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
1 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.88%) LAMP
1 4 (5.88%) Sensu
2 2 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) Flash
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) JSON
2 2 (2.94%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) XHTML
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Handset
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) CESG
5 1 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.47%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.82%) Android
5 6 (8.82%) Linux
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.88%) CentOS
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) Unix
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Software Distribution
2 10 (14.71%) Security Monitoring
2 10 (14.71%) Security Operations
2 10 (14.71%) Server Patching
3 8 (11.76%) CRM
4 7 (10.29%) Migration
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.82%) Line Management
5 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.35%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 4 (5.88%) MVC
7 4 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.88%) Release Management
7 4 (5.88%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.76%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) C
4 4 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) R
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
4 10 (14.71%) CCNP
4 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (14.71%) Degree
5 8 (11.76%) CCNA
6 4 (5.88%) BC Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (5.88%) HNC
7 2 (2.94%) CCDA
7 2 (2.94%) CCDP
7 2 (2.94%) CCIE
7 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.94%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.47%) CISM
8 1 (1.47%) CISSP
8 1 (1.47%) GIAC
8 1 (1.47%) ISEB
8 1 (1.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.88%) Nagios
2 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.88%) WSUS
2 4 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) CloudForms
4 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Cisco
3 12 (17.65%) McAfee
4 11 (16.18%) HP
5 7 (10.29%) VMware
6 4 (5.88%) MobileIron
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (5.88%) Serena
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (4.41%) Adobe
7 3 (4.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) Avaya
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) Cognos
8 2 (2.94%) Meridio
8 2 (2.94%) Tableau
8 2 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.47%) Google