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 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 40 56
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16  
Contract jobs citing Internet 9 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.36% 4.09% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.84% 14.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 10
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £375
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.61% +16.12%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 154 293 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 23.26% 28.53% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 160 75
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% +37.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Internet.

1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) CRM
4 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) Marketing
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) MBA
6 5 (31.25%) Change Management
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) PLM
6 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
6 5 (31.25%) Economics
6 5 (31.25%) Business Development
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Google
6 5 (31.25%) Mandarin Language
6 5 (31.25%) Spanish Language
6 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (31.25%) Business Transformation
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (31.25%) Case Management
6 5 (31.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office

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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (31.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Business Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Managing Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.25%) Head of IT Services
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Business Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Transformation
2 5 (31.25%) Case Management
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (31.25%) Economics
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) PLM
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) MBA
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) HNC
5 1 (6.25%) CCDA
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCVP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Google
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Serena
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam