Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 July 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 38 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 +13
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.10% 3.79% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 19.77% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Somerset median daily rate £188 £363 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.28% +1.75% +9.62%
10th Percentile £181 £300 £334
90th Percentile £206 £447 £383
South West median daily rate £363 £385 £338
% change year-on-year -5.84% +14.07% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.00% - -
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -64.44% +16.13% +101.53%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 57 86 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.53% 19.15% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 32
Somerset median daily rate £278 £375 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +18.48% -9.57%
10th Percentile £181 £163 £250
90th Percentile £475 £487 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.07% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 15
Somerset median hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.01% +115.91% +8.99%
10th Percentile £16.90 £39.65 £15.25
90th Percentile £50.60 £52.50 £42.00
South West median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +4.41% +15.11% +70.41%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Somerset

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Somerset

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Somerset

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgwater - 4 £188 - 1
Highbridge - 1 - -
Internet
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Internet.

1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Ciena
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DWDM
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) SDH
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (20.00%) Ciena
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel