Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 78 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -15
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.74% 0.90% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 5.05% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Reading median daily rate £500 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.93% -3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £258 £160
90th Percentile £541 £595 £375
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +29.03% +6.16% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Reading median hourly rate - - £22.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -30.56%

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 312 218 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.88% 17.78% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 124 158
Reading median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £255 £213
90th Percentile £600 £549 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £20.66 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.86% -60.66% +23.37%
10th Percentile £41.75 £14.80 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.90 £47.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £20.56
% change year-on-year -9.43% -35.56% -47.28%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019, 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 16 (61.54%) VPN
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) DNS
3 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) NAS
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (34.62%) Replication
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (30.77%) Software Licensing
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Licensing
9 7 (26.92%) SAN
9 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (26.92%) SaaS
9 7 (26.92%) Office 365
9 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (26.92%) QA
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
11 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud

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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (26.92%) Office 365
2 7 (26.92%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) VPN
2 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (34.62%) NAS
5 7 (26.92%) SAN
6 4 (15.38%) BGP
6 4 (15.38%) OSPF
7 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
7 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 2 (7.69%) NetScreen
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) PBX
7 2 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (3.85%) FTP
8 1 (3.85%) HTTP
8 1 (3.85%) SMTP
8 1 (3.85%) SNMP
8 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Replication
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
3 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
4 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Software Licensing
3 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile First
6 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) Records Management
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Go
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CCNP
5 3 (11.54%) CWNA
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.69%) CCDA
6 2 (7.69%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) CCVP
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) vRealize
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Suricata
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper
4 3 (11.54%) Huawei
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Nortel
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) Lumension
6 1 (3.85%) Okta
6 1 (3.85%) Qualys
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) Zscaler