Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 87 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -59
Contract jobs citing Internet 84 86 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.04% 2.00% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.94% 8.71% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 51
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.98% +2.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £181 £163
90th Percentile £576 £436 £450
South East median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year - +5.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% -18.18% +57.14%
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year -41.18% +30.77% +47.73%

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 768 987 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.69% 22.94% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 491 526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bracknell 0 21 £400 -0.06%
Reading -10 13 £500 +53.85% 8
Slough +11 9 £525 - 1
Newbury +4 9 £263 -
Maidenhead -6 3 £360 -
Wokingham - 3 - - 1
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 37 (44.05%) Windows
2 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.95%) VPN
3 26 (30.95%) Security Cleared
4 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
5 21 (25.00%) Cisco
6 19 (22.62%) Server Patching
7 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 17 (20.24%) DV Cleared
8 17 (20.24%) IIS
8 17 (20.24%) Security Operations
9 16 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (16.67%) McAfee
11 14 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
11 14 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (16.67%) Software Distribution
12 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (13.10%) Firewall
13 11 (13.10%) Java
14 10 (11.90%) Linux
15 9 (10.71%) SQL
15 9 (10.71%) .NET
15 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
15 9 (10.71%) Citrix
15 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
16 8 (9.52%) SIEM
16 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
16 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP

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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 17 (20.24%) IIS
2 16 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 14 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.19%) FRx
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) SaaS
3 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (2.38%) Office 365
5 1 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) VPN
2 11 (13.10%) Firewall
3 8 (9.52%) LAN
3 8 (9.52%) MPLS
3 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.33%) ADSL
4 7 (8.33%) DNS
4 7 (8.33%) Network Security
4 7 (8.33%) WAN
5 6 (7.14%) Broadband
6 4 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.76%) IP Telephony
6 4 (4.76%) ISDN
6 4 (4.76%) NAS
6 4 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (4.76%) SAN
7 3 (3.57%) 4G
7 3 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (3.57%) Intranet
7 3 (3.57%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) Big Data
4 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) Grunt
1 1 (1.19%) gulp
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Operations Technician
2 13 (15.48%) Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Architect
3 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (5.95%) LAMP
4 4 (4.76%) EJB
4 4 (4.76%) Sensu
5 3 (3.57%) CSS
5 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.57%) HTML
5 3 (3.57%) J2EE
5 3 (3.57%) JPA
5 3 (3.57%) JSF
5 3 (3.57%) JSP
5 3 (3.57%) MSMQ
5 3 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.57%) REST
5 3 (3.57%) Servlets
5 3 (3.57%) Spring
5 3 (3.57%) Struts
6 2 (2.38%) jQuery
6 2 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Internet of Things
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) Replication
3 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.38%) Handset
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (2.38%) NHS
4 2 (2.38%) PKI
4 2 (2.38%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.19%) PDA
5 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.05%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (11.90%) Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.33%) Unix
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.76%) CentOS
7 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.57%) HPUX
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.19%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Server Patching
2 17 (20.24%) Security Operations
3 14 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 14 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 8 (9.52%) ITIL
6 8 (9.52%) SIEM
7 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Service Design
7 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.95%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.95%) Information Security
9 5 (5.95%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.95%) Server Building
9 5 (5.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) SQL
3 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.14%) C
5 5 (5.95%) Perl
6 4 (4.76%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) C#
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) R
9 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.19%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.24%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.33%) Degree
5 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.76%) CCNA
6 4 (4.76%) CCNP
6 4 (4.76%) CISM
6 4 (4.76%) CISSP
7 3 (3.57%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.57%) CISMP
7 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.57%) PMP
8 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.38%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.38%) OSCP
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.19%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.19%) Squid
5 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (5.95%) Nagios
3 4 (4.76%) WSUS
3 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.19%) Cacti
6 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.19%) SCCM
6 1 (1.19%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.00%) Cisco
3 14 (16.67%) McAfee
4 9 (10.71%) Citrix
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) Palo Alto
5 5 (5.95%) SonicWALL
6 4 (4.76%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) NetIQ
6 4 (4.76%) Remedy
7 3 (3.57%) Adobe
7 3 (3.57%) Qualys
7 3 (3.57%) VMware
8 2 (2.38%) CA
8 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.38%) Juniper
8 2 (2.38%) Veeam
8 2 (2.38%) WSO2
9 1 (1.19%) F5
9 1 (1.19%) MobileIron