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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
South East / Berkshire
Rank 73 64 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Contract jobs citing Internet 27 59 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.47% 2.40% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 9.53% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 28
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £531 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £17.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.92% +3.82%  

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 360 619 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.65% 25.20% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 294 340
Median daily rate £416 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.82% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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

Internet
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

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Berkshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Berkshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in Berkshire

Internet
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 23 March 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
Bracknell +16 18 - - 1
Reading -6 5 £375 -11.76% 11
Newbury +1 1 £375 +100.00%
Slough +1 1 £475 +1.06%
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 26 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
3 20 (30.77%) Degree
4 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
5 16 (24.62%) HP
6 15 (23.08%) Windows
7 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco
8 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
8 11 (16.92%) MPLS
8 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (15.38%) BGP
9 10 (15.38%) SLA
9 10 (15.38%) Marketing
9 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.85%) Programme Management
10 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
10 9 (13.85%) Software Distribution
10 9 (13.85%) LAN
10 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
10 9 (13.85%) Java
10 9 (13.85%) Oracle
10 9 (13.85%) Intel Security
10 9 (13.85%) Finance
10 9 (13.85%) Software Delivery
10 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.31%) Line Management
11 8 (12.31%) Change Management
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (12.31%) IIS

Internet
Top Related 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 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) IIS
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.62%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) Smallworld
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.08%) FrameMaker
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.54%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) MPLS
2 10 (15.38%) BGP
3 9 (13.85%) LAN
3 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.31%) VPN
4 8 (12.31%) WAN
5 6 (9.23%) DNS
5 6 (9.23%) Ethernet
5 6 (9.23%) OSPF
6 5 (7.69%) HTTP
6 5 (7.69%) VLAN
7 4 (6.15%) ADSL
7 4 (6.15%) DSL
7 4 (6.15%) FTP
7 4 (6.15%) Skype
7 4 (6.15%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.15%) VPLS
7 4 (6.15%) xDSL
8 3 (4.62%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.62%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
1 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.08%) JMeter
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.38%) Marketing
3 9 (13.85%) Finance
4 6 (9.23%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (9.23%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.08%) Billing
7 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (9.23%) Business Manager
1 6 (9.23%) Marketing Manager
1 6 (9.23%) Operations Technician
2 4 (6.15%) Architect
2 4 (6.15%) Messaging Support
2 4 (6.15%) Messaging Technician
2 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
3 3 (4.62%) Analyst
3 3 (4.62%) Data Engineer
3 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
3 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
3 3 (4.62%) Web Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) Designer
4 2 (3.08%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (3.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) Voice Architect
4 2 (3.08%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) CSS
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) Flash
3 2 (3.08%) JSON
3 2 (3.08%) LAMP
3 2 (3.08%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) PMI
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.54%) IPTV
6 1 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.54%) Photography
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.54%) STB
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.15%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
2 9 (13.85%) Programme Management
2 9 (13.85%) Software Delivery
2 9 (13.85%) Software Distribution
3 8 (12.31%) Change Management
3 8 (12.31%) CRM
3 8 (12.31%) Line Management
4 7 (10.77%) Analytics
4 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.77%) Office Automation
4 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) Business Transformation
5 6 (9.23%) Case Management
5 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.23%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (9.23%) Security Operations
5 6 (9.23%) Server Patching
5 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) Java
2 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) C
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) Degree
3 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) CCNA
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.77%) CCNP
6 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
6 6 (9.23%) MBA
7 3 (4.62%) HNC
8 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.08%) CCDA
8 2 (3.08%) CCDP
8 2 (3.08%) CCIP
8 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.54%) CCIE
9 1 (1.54%) CCVP
9 1 (1.54%) HND
9 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.08%) OpenView
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) HP
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco
4 9 (13.85%) Intel Security
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle
5 7 (10.77%) Google
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
7 5 (7.69%) Remedy
8 4 (6.15%) Juniper
9 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.62%) SAP
9 3 (4.62%) VMware
10 2 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.08%) Avaya
10 2 (3.08%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.08%) Meridio
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.08%) Serena
11 1 (1.54%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.54%) Nortel