The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 108 110 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Contract jobs citing Internet 98 128 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 1.79% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 14.60% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 74 124
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £30.82 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.00% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.76 £10.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.42 £11.50 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -8.57%
Internet
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
810 877 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 12.29% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 575 653
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 35
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.97 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £49.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the City of London region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the City of London region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 45 (24.86%) Banking
2 42 (23.20%) Windows
3 40 (22.10%) HTML
4 38 (20.99%) Finance
5 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (18.23%) Java
6 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
7 31 (17.13%) Cisco
8 28 (15.47%) SQL
8 28 (15.47%) Firewall
9 26 (14.36%) Oracle
10 25 (13.81%) Linux
11 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
12 21 (11.60%) VPN
12 21 (11.60%) CSS
12 21 (11.60%) Intranet
13 20 (11.05%) .NET
13 20 (11.05%) OO
13 20 (11.05%) HTML5
14 19 (10.50%) UNIX
14 19 (10.50%) E-Commerce
14 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
15 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
15 18 (9.94%) ITIL
15 18 (9.94%) VMware
15 18 (9.94%) Retail
16 17 (9.39%) Network Security
16 17 (9.39%) MS Office
16 17 (9.39%) User Experience
17 16 (8.84%) LAN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.08%) CMS
2 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.52%) IIS
3 7 (3.87%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.31%) Apache
5 5 (2.76%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.21%) Node.js
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.10%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.10%) Confluence
8 2 (1.10%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.39%) MS Office
3 7 (3.87%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.55%) InDesign
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.55%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) assyst
1 3 (1.66%) Academy Housing
1 3 (1.66%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.55%) Magento
3 1 (0.55%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.55%) Summit
3 1 (0.55%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) SaaS
2 3 (1.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.47%) Firewall
2 21 (11.60%) VPN
2 21 (11.60%) Intranet
3 17 (9.39%) Network Security
4 16 (8.84%) LAN
5 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.73%) WAN
7 13 (7.18%) DNS
8 11 (6.08%) Wireless
9 10 (5.52%) BGP
9 10 (5.52%) SSL
10 9 (4.97%) HTTP
11 6 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.31%) Extranet
11 6 (3.31%) SAN
12 5 (2.76%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.76%) FTP
12 5 (2.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.97%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.31%) MySQL
5 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.21%) Big Data
6 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.21%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.21%) DB2
7 3 (1.66%) MS Access
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Grunt
1 6 (3.31%) Bower
1 6 (3.31%) JIRA
2 5 (2.76%) Selenium
2 5 (2.76%) Subversion
2 5 (2.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.21%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.66%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.10%) FindBugs
5 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.10%) Mockito
5 2 (1.10%) Checkstyle
5 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.10%) TestNG
5 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.10%) Toad
5 2 (1.10%) TestDirector
General
1 45 (24.86%) Banking
2 38 (20.99%) Finance
3 18 (9.94%) Retail
4 16 (8.84%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.08%) Marketing
5 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.31%) Publishing
7 4 (2.21%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.21%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.21%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.66%) Advertising
8 3 (1.66%) International Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Local Government
9 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Games
9 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.10%) Front Office
9 2 (1.10%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (24.31%) Developer
2 33 (18.23%) Analyst
3 24 (13.26%) Architect
4 13 (7.18%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.63%) Consultant
6 11 (6.08%) Designer
7 10 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.87%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.76%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.76%) Security Consultant
12 5 (2.76%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.76%) UX Designer
12 5 (2.76%) Network Architect
12 5 (2.76%) Senior Security Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Security Architect
12 5 (2.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.10%) HTML
2 21 (11.60%) CSS
3 20 (11.05%) .NET
3 20 (11.05%) HTML5
4 15 (8.29%) Web Services
5 14 (7.73%) XML
6 13 (7.18%) jQuery
7 12 (6.63%) RESTful
8 9 (4.97%) REST
8 9 (4.97%) D3.js
8 9 (4.97%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.42%) Backbone.js
9 8 (4.42%) CSS3
9 8 (4.42%) Middleware
10 6 (3.31%) Spring
11 5 (2.76%) Apache Flex
11 5 (2.76%) JSON
12 4 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (2.21%) JMS
12 4 (2.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) User Experience
2 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.97%) Clustering
3 9 (4.97%) RIA
3 9 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.42%) Online Banking
4 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.87%) Open Source
6 5 (2.76%) Replication
6 5 (2.76%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.76%) PKI
6 5 (2.76%) Social Media
7 4 (2.21%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.66%) Handset
8 3 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.66%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.20%) Windows
2 25 (13.81%) Linux
3 19 (10.50%) UNIX
4 14 (7.73%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.42%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.76%) Android
8 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.66%) AIX
9 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.66%) SUSE
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.55%) Solaris
11 1 (0.55%) Fedora
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.55%) CentOS
11 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.05%) OO
3 19 (10.50%) E-Commerce
4 18 (9.94%) ITIL
5 16 (8.84%) Migration
6 13 (7.18%) Project Management
7 10 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.52%) Scrum
8 9 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.97%) Content Management
8 9 (4.97%) TDD
8 9 (4.97%) Analytics
9 8 (4.42%) Investment Management
9 8 (4.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.87%) Service Management
10 7 (3.87%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.87%) Data Management
10 7 (3.87%) BDD
10 7 (3.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (3.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.23%) Java
1 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
2 28 (15.47%) SQL
3 9 (4.97%) Python
4 8 (4.42%) Perl
5 7 (3.87%) C#
6 5 (2.76%) PHP
6 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.76%) ActionScript
7 4 (2.21%) Ruby
7 4 (2.21%) XQuery
8 3 (1.66%) C
8 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.66%) Groovy
8 3 (1.66%) Scala
9 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.10%) XPath
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (6.63%) Degree
2 11 (6.08%) CCNP
3 7 (3.87%) CISSP
4 6 (3.31%) CCSE
5 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.66%) MCSE
7 3 (1.66%) MCSA
7 3 (1.66%) CCSP
7 3 (1.66%) CISA
7 3 (1.66%) CISM
7 3 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.66%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.10%) MCDST
8 2 (1.10%) MCITP
8 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) ISEB
8 2 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.87%) COBIT
3 6 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.76%) SLA
5 4 (2.21%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.42%) vSphere
3 5 (2.76%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.66%) Firmware
4 3 (1.66%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) Varnish
6 1 (0.55%) RHEV
6 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) Puppet
2 4 (2.21%) SCCM
3 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.10%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (17.13%) Cisco
2 26 (14.36%) Oracle
3 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.94%) VMware
5 16 (8.84%) CheckPoint
6 14 (7.73%) Juniper
7 13 (7.18%) Citrix
8 9 (4.97%) F5
9 8 (4.42%) Adobe
9 8 (4.42%) Business Objects
10 7 (3.87%) Sybase
10 7 (3.87%) Sourcefire
11 6 (3.31%) Informatica
12 5 (2.76%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.76%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.21%) Altiris
14 3 (1.66%) IBM
14 3 (1.66%) Sitecore
14 3 (1.66%) Civica
14 3 (1.66%) Capita
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