The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 April 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 45 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12  
Contract jobs citing Internet 25 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.79% 1.93% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.05% 10.59% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £128 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +174.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.61% +19.33%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 78 85 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.20% 18.20% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 24
Median daily rate £295 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.59% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -7.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Gloucester +5 12 £400 +213.72% 4
Cheltenham - 6 £285 - 1
Filton - 1 - -
Internet
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Apple iOS
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) Migration
5 10 (32.26%) Project Planning
6 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (25.81%) Apple
7 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
7 8 (25.81%) Data Loss Prevention
8 7 (22.58%) DBS Check
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
9 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) Content Management
9 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
9 6 (19.35%) CMS
9 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
9 6 (19.35%) JIRA
9 6 (19.35%) Android
9 6 (19.35%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (16.13%) Network Management
10 5 (16.13%) Time Management
10 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Mac OS
10 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) Windows XP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (19.35%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Security Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Perimeter Security Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Customer Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Customer Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Customer Support Technician
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Apple iOS
3 6 (19.35%) Android
4 5 (16.13%) Mac OS
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
1 10 (32.26%) Project Planning
2 8 (25.81%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
3 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Content Management
3 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
3 6 (19.35%) Issue Tracking
3 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Network Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Multichannel Retail
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) DBS Check
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Apple
2 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Siemens
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas
5 1 (3.23%) VMware