Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 78 71
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 +18
Contract jobs citing Internet 65 78 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.64% 2.01% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 10.50% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 68
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £174 £340 £306
90th Percentile £501 £573 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -38.81% -28.69%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £18.81
90th Percentile £30.80 £53.70 £42.70
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +44.44% -31.16% +42.62%

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 685 743 1,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.29% 19.19% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 318 517
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.34%
10th Percentile £185 £246 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 41
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -10.34% -47.27%
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.88 £46.45 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%

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 18 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Reading -6 16 £425 - 13
Bracknell -11 15 £369 +47.50% 1
Newbury -7 10 £338 -10.00%
Slough -3 5 £240 -56.36% 3
Maidenhead -16 1 - -
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (38.46%) Firewall
3 23 (35.38%) VPN
4 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 20 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 19 (29.23%) WAN
6 18 (27.69%) LAN
7 17 (26.15%) Windows
7 17 (26.15%) MPLS
8 16 (24.62%) Cisco
9 14 (21.54%) DV Cleared
10 13 (20.00%) VoIP
11 12 (18.46%) SQL
11 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
12 11 (16.92%) DNS
12 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (16.92%) OSPF
12 11 (16.92%) BGP
13 10 (15.38%) Juniper
13 10 (15.38%) HP
13 10 (15.38%) CCNA
13 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
13 10 (15.38%) Unified Communications
14 9 (13.85%) Ethernet
14 9 (13.85%) Web Services
14 9 (13.85%) Project Management
14 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (12.31%) Migration
15 8 (12.31%) Active Directory

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 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (9.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Akamai
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Firewall
2 23 (35.38%) VPN
3 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 19 (29.23%) WAN
5 18 (27.69%) LAN
6 17 (26.15%) MPLS
7 13 (20.00%) VoIP
8 11 (16.92%) BGP
8 11 (16.92%) DNS
8 11 (16.92%) OSPF
9 10 (15.38%) Unified Communications
10 9 (13.85%) Ethernet
11 7 (10.77%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (10.77%) VPLS
12 6 (9.23%) PBX
12 6 (9.23%) Wireless
13 5 (7.69%) HTTP
13 5 (7.69%) IPsec
13 5 (7.69%) SSL
13 5 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.62%) Flink
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Architect
2 8 (12.31%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Analytics Developer
6 3 (4.62%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Officer
7 2 (3.08%) GDPR Officer
7 2 (3.08%) IT Technical Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Operations Technician
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) Web Services
2 7 (10.77%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.62%) 802.1X
4 3 (4.62%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (3.08%) WAP
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) Swagger
6 1 (1.54%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Licensing
2 7 (10.77%) Replication
3 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.15%) Internet of Things
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.08%) CCTV
6 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) PKI
7 1 (1.54%) PMI
7 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) Android
6 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.08%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Project Management
2 8 (12.31%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Software Licensing
3 7 (10.77%) CRM
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
3 7 (10.77%) Network Architecture
3 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.23%) Analytics
4 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
4 6 (9.23%) Information Security
4 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) Open Source
6 4 (6.15%) Presales
7 3 (4.62%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (4.62%) Data Ingestion
7 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) Python
3 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.69%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) C
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) C++
6 2 (3.08%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.54%) Go
7 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) R
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) DV Cleared
3 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (15.38%) CCNA
6 7 (10.77%) CCNP
7 6 (9.23%) Degree
8 5 (7.69%) CCDA
8 5 (7.69%) ISEB
9 4 (6.15%) CCDP
9 4 (6.15%) CCIE
9 4 (6.15%) CCIP
10 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
10 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (4.62%) CCVP
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) GDPR
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Firmware
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) HP ALM
2 4 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.54%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) QRadar
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Cisco
3 10 (15.38%) HP
3 10 (15.38%) Juniper
4 7 (10.77%) Nortel
5 4 (6.15%) Avaya
5 4 (6.15%) McAfee
5 4 (6.15%) Serena
6 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
7 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 2 (3.08%) Tandberg
7 2 (3.08%) VMware
8 1 (1.54%) Aruba
8 1 (1.54%) Brocade
8 1 (1.54%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.54%) Intel
8 1 (1.54%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.54%) Splunk