The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
South West / Dorset
Rank - 25 31
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.29% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.29% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +122.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.91% -2.05%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 21 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 4.26% 9.01% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Median daily rate £328 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Dorset

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Dorset

Internet
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Internet.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) FabricPath

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FabricPath
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard