Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 86 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +4
Contract jobs citing Internet 88 79 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.24% 1.98% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 10.33% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 48
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +8.11% +7.25%
10th Percentile £258 £256 £203
90th Percentile £550 £575 £474
South East median daily rate £428 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +15.68% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.67% -18.18%
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £21.06
% change year-on-year - -35.88% +40.37%

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 727 765 1,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.50% 19.19% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 335 496
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £255
90th Percentile £550 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -6.90% -46.30%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.85 £45.40 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +31.94% -25.47% +7.33%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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
Bracknell +4 23 £265 -33.75% 2
Slough +6 20 £513 -6.82% 3
Reading -5 18 £425 -15.00% 8
Newbury -4 11 £500 +90.48% 3
Maidenhead -4 3 £525 +45.83% 3
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 47 (53.41%) Firewall
2 38 (43.18%) TCP/IP
3 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
5 26 (29.55%) VPN
6 25 (28.41%) Windows
7 24 (27.27%) Python
8 23 (26.14%) SQL
8 23 (26.14%) Analytics
9 20 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (22.73%) Cisco
9 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 20 (22.73%) Telecoms
10 19 (21.59%) DV Cleared
10 19 (21.59%) Juniper
10 19 (21.59%) WAN
11 18 (20.45%) Data Protection
11 18 (20.45%) Open Source
11 18 (20.45%) Network Architecture
12 16 (18.18%) Big Data
12 16 (18.18%) Apache Spark
12 16 (18.18%) Hadoop
12 16 (18.18%) Legal
12 16 (18.18%) LAN
13 15 (17.05%) ETL
13 15 (17.05%) DNS
13 15 (17.05%) SSH
13 15 (17.05%) Web Development
13 15 (17.05%) Spark Streaming

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 16 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.77%) IIS
4 9 (10.23%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.14%) Smallworld
7 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.14%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (9.09%) SaaS
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Akamai
4 1 (1.14%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.14%) Datadog
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Slack
4 1 (1.14%) Trello
4 1 (1.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (53.41%) Firewall
2 38 (43.18%) TCP/IP
3 26 (29.55%) VPN
4 19 (21.59%) WAN
5 16 (18.18%) LAN
6 15 (17.05%) DNS
6 15 (17.05%) SSH
7 14 (15.91%) MPLS
8 13 (14.77%) BGP
9 12 (13.64%) OSPF
10 10 (11.36%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (7.95%) DWDM
11 7 (7.95%) EIGRP
11 7 (7.95%) IPsec
11 7 (7.95%) RIP
11 7 (7.95%) SDH
12 6 (6.82%) Wireless
13 5 (5.68%) NAS
13 5 (5.68%) VLAN
13 5 (5.68%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) Big Data
1 16 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 15 (17.05%) Apache Hive
2 15 (17.05%) Flink
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) GIS
5 1 (1.14%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.14%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) Redis
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.14%) GitLab
1 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.14%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 16 (18.18%) Legal
3 3 (3.41%) Automotive
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Architect
2 13 (14.77%) Developer
3 11 (12.50%) Analytics Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Big Data Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.09%) Operations Technician
6 8 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.82%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
9 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 4 (4.55%) Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Data Analytics Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) Spark Streaming
2 14 (15.91%) Web Services
3 3 (3.41%) .NET
4 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.27%) Ajax
4 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) WAP
4 2 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) COM
5 1 (1.14%) Jinja
5 1 (1.14%) JSON
5 1 (1.14%) Kafka
5 1 (1.14%) Swagger
5 1 (1.14%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Licensing
3 10 (11.36%) Replication
3 10 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.68%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.27%) PKI
8 2 (2.27%) User Experience
9 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Linux
3 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.82%) Unix
6 3 (3.41%) Solaris
7 2 (2.27%) Android
7 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Analytics
2 20 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (20.45%) Data Protection
3 18 (20.45%) Network Architecture
3 18 (20.45%) Open Source
4 15 (17.05%) Big Data Analytics
4 15 (17.05%) Data Analytics
4 15 (17.05%) Data Ingestion
4 15 (17.05%) ETL
4 15 (17.05%) Web Development
5 11 (12.50%) Software Licensing
6 8 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 8 (9.09%) Server Patching
6 8 (9.09%) Software Distribution
7 6 (6.82%) ITIL
7 6 (6.82%) Migration
8 5 (5.68%) Machine Learning
8 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.55%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) Python
2 23 (26.14%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.68%) Perl
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) C
6 2 (2.27%) C++
6 2 (2.27%) Go
6 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.27%) Korn
6 2 (2.27%) PHP
6 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) C#
7 1 (1.14%) R
7 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.59%) DV Cleared
4 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.23%) CCNA
6 8 (9.09%) Degree
7 5 (5.68%) CCNP
8 4 (4.55%) BC Cleared
8 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (3.41%) CCDA
9 3 (3.41%) CCIP
9 3 (3.41%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CCVP
11 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) GDPR
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 3 (3.41%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) GAMP
4 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) Docker
3 2 (2.27%) KVM
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.27%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.27%) vRealize
4 1 (1.14%) Ansible
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.14%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.14%) Grafana
4 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.14%) QRadar
4 1 (1.14%) Suricata
Vendors
1 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Cisco
3 19 (21.59%) Juniper
4 11 (12.50%) McAfee
5 9 (10.23%) Nortel
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle
7 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.55%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.41%) Avaya
9 3 (3.41%) Nokia
9 3 (3.41%) Qualys
9 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.41%) VMware
9 3 (3.41%) Zscaler
10 2 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (2.27%) Citrix
10 2 (2.27%) Dell
10 2 (2.27%) EMC
10 2 (2.27%) Sophos