Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 78 67
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 33 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.27% 1.03% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.54% 5.42% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 9
Reading median daily rate £219 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £120 £355 £280
90th Percentile £519 £570 £578
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £463 £382
% change year-on-year -11.35% +21.23% +1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Reading median hourly rate £80.00 - £19.66
10th Percentile £77.50 - £17.16
90th Percentile £82.50 - £46.47
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -36.84% +58.33% -38.81%

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 346 277 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.81% 19.02% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 135 142
Reading median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.44% +5.75% -
10th Percentile £206 £169 £263
90th Percentile £552 £538 £560
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 10 17
Reading median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.84% -12.26% +0.25%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.30 £14.40
90th Percentile £82.50 £58.00 £50.76
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +120.00% +48.15% -6.90%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (60.61%) VPN
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (51.52%) DNS
6 16 (48.48%) Firewall
7 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
8 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
9 10 (30.30%) Azure
9 10 (30.30%) Web Services
9 10 (30.30%) Replication
9 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (30.30%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
10 9 (27.27%) SAN
10 9 (27.27%) NAS
10 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 9 (27.27%) Workday
11 8 (24.24%) IaaS
11 8 (24.24%) SaaS
11 8 (24.24%) PaaS
11 8 (24.24%) Office 365
11 8 (24.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
11 8 (24.24%) SOA
11 8 (24.24%) Identity Management
12 7 (21.21%) IPsec

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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 8 (24.24%) IaaS
2 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) PaaS
2 8 (24.24%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) VPN
2 17 (51.52%) DNS
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
5 10 (30.30%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (27.27%) NAS
6 9 (27.27%) SAN
7 7 (21.21%) IPsec
8 5 (15.15%) BGP
9 4 (12.12%) HTTP
9 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
9 4 (12.12%) Kerberos
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (9.09%) DHCP
10 3 (9.09%) MPLS
10 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
10 3 (9.09%) SSL
10 3 (9.09%) WAN
10 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
1 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) IT Operations Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) LDAP
2 4 (12.12%) SAML
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.09%) Cyberattack
3 3 (9.09%) Cybercrime
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (24.24%) Identity Management
2 8 (24.24%) SOA
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security
3 7 (21.21%) SIEM
4 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
5 5 (15.15%) ERP
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.12%) Event Correlation
6 4 (12.12%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (9.09%) Break/Fix
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 5 (15.15%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CEH
5 3 (9.09%) CISA
5 3 (9.09%) CISM
5 3 (9.09%) CISSP
5 3 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (6.06%) CWNA
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) NDS
2 2 (6.06%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nessus
1 4 (12.12%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Workday
3 5 (15.15%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
4 4 (12.12%) Okta
4 4 (12.12%) Qualys
4 4 (12.12%) Splunk
4 4 (12.12%) Zscaler
5 3 (9.09%) Aruba
5 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) Bomgar
6 2 (6.06%) Huawei
6 2 (6.06%) Lotus
6 2 (6.06%) Novell
6 2 (6.06%) Peregrine
6 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) VMware