Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 16 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 74 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 +17
Contract jobs citing Internet 19 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.27% 0.94% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 4.88% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 14
Reading median daily rate £425 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +44.93% -5.48%
10th Percentile £329 £264 £191
90th Percentile £575 £599 £396
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £359
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.50% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Reading median hourly rate - £18.57 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.38% +18.94%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -46.67% -18.18%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 311 246 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.82% 19.29% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 125 167
Reading median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% - +3.36%
10th Percentile £190 £263 £228
90th Percentile £541 £556 £527
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -35.04% +67.14%
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% -10.00% -45.45%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Reading

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Reading

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Reading over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Reading

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Internet.

1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) OSPF
4 5 (26.32%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) HTTPS
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) CCVP
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) PBX
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) WLAN
5 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
5 4 (21.05%) Nortel
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) CCDA
5 4 (21.05%) Avaya
5 4 (21.05%) MPLS
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) DECT
6 3 (15.79%) SSL

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Datadog
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) HTTPS
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
4 4 (21.05%) PBX
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 4 (21.05%) WLAN
5 3 (15.79%) DECT
5 3 (15.79%) NAS
5 3 (15.79%) SMTP
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
5 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
5 3 (15.79%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Swagger
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
1 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
1 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.79%) Use Case
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.26%) B2C
3 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Go
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCDA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCVP
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) CWNA
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) vRealize
2 1 (5.26%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Suricata
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Avaya
4 4 (21.05%) Nortel
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Huawei
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) Okta
7 1 (5.26%) Qualys
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Splunk
7 1 (5.26%) Zscaler