Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 68 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +33
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.19% 1.29% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.34% 5.73% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 30
Reading median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +6.38%
10th Percentile £359 £280 £213
90th Percentile £560 £595 £478
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £382 £375
% change year-on-year +24.51% +1.73% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Reading median hourly rate - £19.66 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.25% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +12.50% -38.81% -28.69%

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 268 279 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.75% 22.54% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 141 183
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.69% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £190 £263 £255
90th Percentile £538 £560 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 12
Reading median hourly rate £16.75 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £14.90 £14.61 £11.55
90th Percentile £30.88 £49.95 £38.53
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% - -38.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) PBX
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) WLAN
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS

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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
2 4 (23.53%) PBX
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) WLAN
4 2 (11.76%) BGP
4 2 (11.76%) Intranet
4 2 (11.76%) NetScreen
4 2 (11.76%) OSPF
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Officer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) GDPR Officer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Swagger
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (11.76%) Software Licensing
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Go
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CCDA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCVP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) vRealize
2 1 (5.88%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Nortel
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle