Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 99 86
Rank change year-on-year +37 -13 +16
Contract jobs citing Internet 123 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.02% 1.77% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.77% 9.22% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 29 35
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £178
90th Percentile £550 £528 £457
South East median daily rate £458 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +23.85% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -17.56%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 780 781 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.17% 19.20% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 335 439
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £232 £225
90th Percentile £554 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -34.35% -47.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.44 £22.38
% change year-on-year +26.16% -22.07% -31.15%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Berkshire

Internet
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

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 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +11 27 £550 +69.23% 5
Reading +10 26 £500 - 7
Bracknell -11 26 £251 -46.26% 1
Newbury +9 12 £650 +173.68% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £475 -
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 65 (52.85%) Firewall
2 63 (51.22%) TCP/IP
3 57 (46.34%) Security Cleared
4 52 (42.28%) Microsoft
5 47 (38.21%) VPN
6 38 (30.89%) Windows
7 37 (30.08%) DNS
7 37 (30.08%) SC Cleared
8 34 (27.64%) DV Cleared
8 34 (27.64%) SQL
9 33 (26.83%) Analytics
10 31 (25.20%) Python
10 31 (25.20%) Web Services
11 29 (23.58%) Reverse Proxy
12 27 (21.95%) Kalman Filter
13 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (20.33%) Data Protection
13 25 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (19.51%) Telecoms
14 24 (19.51%) Network Architecture
15 23 (18.70%) Legal
15 23 (18.70%) Open Source
16 22 (17.89%) Hadoop
16 22 (17.89%) Replication
16 22 (17.89%) Big Data
16 22 (17.89%) Apache Spark
17 21 (17.07%) Spark Streaming
17 21 (17.07%) Flink
17 21 (17.07%) Big Data Analytics
17 21 (17.07%) Data Analytics

Internet
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 22 (17.89%) Apache Spark
2 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.57%) IIS
4 12 (9.76%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.25%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.63%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.63%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.63%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (1.63%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (12.20%) SaaS
3 10 (8.13%) Office 365
4 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.44%) IaaS
4 3 (2.44%) PaaS
5 2 (1.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Datadog
6 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.81%) Slack
6 1 (0.81%) Trello
6 1 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (52.85%) Firewall
2 63 (51.22%) TCP/IP
3 47 (38.21%) VPN
4 37 (30.08%) DNS
5 29 (23.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 21 (17.07%) SSH
7 19 (15.45%) WAN
8 16 (13.01%) BGP
8 16 (13.01%) LAN
9 15 (12.20%) OSPF
10 12 (9.76%) MPLS
11 11 (8.94%) NAS
12 10 (8.13%) DWDM
12 10 (8.13%) Network Security
12 10 (8.13%) SAN
12 10 (8.13%) SDH
13 8 (6.50%) EIGRP
13 8 (6.50%) RIP
14 6 (4.88%) Wireless
15 5 (4.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) Big Data
1 22 (17.89%) Hadoop
2 21 (17.07%) Apache Hive
2 21 (17.07%) Flink
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.44%) Power BI
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.63%) GIS
4 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.81%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.81%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Redis
5 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.63%) GitLab
1 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.81%) CF BOSH
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 23 (18.70%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Automotive
4 3 (2.44%) Finance
4 3 (2.44%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (27.64%) Architect
2 21 (17.07%) Developer
3 17 (13.82%) Analytics Developer
4 16 (13.01%) Big Data Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Software Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (9.76%) Operations Technician
7 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (7.32%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.50%) Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 7 (5.69%) Network Architect
10 7 (5.69%) Support Technician
11 6 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
12 5 (4.07%) Big Data Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Online Project Manager
12 5 (4.07%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.20%) Web Services
2 21 (17.07%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (2.44%) HTML
4 2 (1.63%) .NET
4 2 (1.63%) Ajax
4 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.63%) COM
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) Jinja
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) JSON
5 1 (0.81%) Kafka
5 1 (0.81%) MvvmCross
5 1 (0.81%) React
5 1 (0.81%) RESTful
5 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (17.89%) Replication
3 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Licensing
4 19 (15.45%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (10.57%) Public Cloud
6 10 (8.13%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.25%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.44%) User Experience
9 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.81%) PMI
10 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 14 (11.38%) Linux
3 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.32%) Windows 10
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.88%) Unix
6 5 (4.07%) Android
6 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.83%) Analytics
2 27 (21.95%) Kalman Filter
3 25 (20.33%) Data Protection
4 24 (19.51%) Network Architecture
5 23 (18.70%) Open Source
6 21 (17.07%) Big Data Analytics
6 21 (17.07%) Data Analytics
6 21 (17.07%) Data Ingestion
6 21 (17.07%) ETL
6 21 (17.07%) Web Development
7 20 (16.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (16.26%) Software Licensing
8 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
8 12 (9.76%) Security Monitoring
8 12 (9.76%) Security Operations
8 12 (9.76%) Server Patching
8 12 (9.76%) Software Distribution
9 10 (8.13%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (7.32%) SOA
11 8 (6.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.64%) SQL
2 31 (25.20%) Python
3 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.69%) Perl
5 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.25%) C
6 4 (3.25%) C#
7 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.44%) Java
8 2 (1.63%) Korn
8 2 (1.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Go
9 1 (0.81%) R
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 37 (30.08%) SC Cleared
3 34 (27.64%) DV Cleared
4 13 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.13%) Degree
6 9 (7.32%) CCNA
7 8 (6.50%) CCNP
8 7 (5.69%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.07%) BC Cleared
9 5 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (4.07%) CCIP
10 3 (2.44%) CWNA
10 3 (2.44%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.44%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CCDA
11 2 (1.63%) CCVP
11 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) GDPR
3 4 (3.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) Docker
3 4 (3.25%) KVM
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.81%) XenApp
6 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.44%) SCCM
3 2 (1.63%) Ansible
3 2 (1.63%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.63%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.63%) vRealize
4 1 (0.81%) Grafana
4 1 (0.81%) Mesos
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) Suricata
4 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.26%) Juniper
3 17 (13.82%) Cisco
4 14 (11.38%) McAfee
5 10 (8.13%) Nortel
6 7 (5.69%) Oracle
7 6 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.88%) VMware
8 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.25%) Mirantis
10 3 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.44%) Citrix
10 3 (2.44%) HP
10 3 (2.44%) Huawei
10 3 (2.44%) Nokia
10 3 (2.44%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.44%) Qualys
10 3 (2.44%) Zscaler
11 2 (1.63%) Avaya
11 2 (1.63%) Trend Micro