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 28 June 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.52% 3.89% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 20.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +83.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -19.04% +29.95%  

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 43 50 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 32.58% 19.46% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 184 21
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 15
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.34% -34.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £12.75 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £48.75 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Dorset

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 1 £450 +12.50% 3
Dorchester - 1 - -
Internet
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VAX
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Internet
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) Sun