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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 102 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 87 122 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 2.04% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 17.48% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 83
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£435 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £630 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £17.63 £18.70 £89.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% -78.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.53 £15.40 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.73 £34.90 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.18 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+23.51% +12.44%
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
656 698 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 449 519
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 55 (30.73%) Windows
2 49 (27.37%) Finance
3 44 (24.58%) Banking
4 40 (22.35%) Cisco
5 34 (18.99%) HTML
6 33 (18.44%) Firewall
7 32 (17.88%) Linux
8 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
9 27 (15.08%) Java
9 27 (15.08%) UNIX
9 27 (15.08%) VPN
9 27 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (14.53%) OO
11 25 (13.97%) SQL
11 25 (13.97%) VMware
12 24 (13.41%) Investment Banking
12 24 (13.41%) Windows 7
13 22 (12.29%) TCP/IP
14 21 (11.73%) DNS
14 21 (11.73%) HTML5
15 20 (11.17%) Network Security
15 20 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (11.17%) Degree
15 20 (11.17%) Active Directory
15 20 (11.17%) .NET
15 20 (11.17%) MS Office
16 19 (10.61%) CheckPoint
16 19 (10.61%) Oracle
16 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
17 17 (9.50%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.03%) IIS
3 8 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.91%) Apache
5 5 (2.79%) CMS
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.23%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.68%) Node.js
7 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.68%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.12%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 20 (11.17%) MS Office
2 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.03%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.23%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.44%) Firewall
2 27 (15.08%) VPN
3 22 (12.29%) TCP/IP
4 21 (11.73%) DNS
5 20 (11.17%) Network Security
6 17 (9.50%) BGP
7 15 (8.38%) Wireless
8 14 (7.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (7.26%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (7.26%) SSL
9 13 (7.26%) LAN
9 13 (7.26%) WAN
10 12 (6.70%) HTTP
10 12 (6.70%) Intranet
11 10 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (5.03%) NetScaler
12 9 (5.03%) DHCP
12 9 (5.03%) OSPF
12 9 (5.03%) SAN
13 8 (4.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) MySQL
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.68%) Big Data
5 3 (1.68%) DB2
5 3 (1.68%) MS Access
5 3 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.12%) DataStax
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Grunt
2 11 (6.15%) Bower
3 9 (5.03%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.35%) JIRA
4 6 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.68%) Hudson
7 3 (1.68%) Selenium
7 3 (1.68%) Maven
8 2 (1.12%) Subversion
8 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.12%) Xcode
8 2 (1.12%) JUnit
8 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.12%) Toad
8 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (27.37%) Finance
2 44 (24.58%) Banking
3 24 (13.41%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.82%) Retail
5 13 (7.26%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.03%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.35%) Marketing
7 6 (3.35%) Multimedia
7 6 (3.35%) Back Office
8 4 (2.23%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.68%) Legal
10 2 (1.12%) Advertising
10 2 (1.12%) Publishing
10 2 (1.12%) Law
10 2 (1.12%) Front Office
11 1 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.56%) Billing
11 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (20.67%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Analyst
3 20 (11.17%) Architect
4 14 (7.82%) Consultant
4 14 (7.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (7.26%) Security Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (3.35%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.35%) Security Architect
8 6 (3.35%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.35%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.35%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Administrator
9 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.79%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.99%) HTML
2 21 (11.73%) HTML5
3 20 (11.17%) .NET
4 17 (9.50%) RESTful
5 16 (8.94%) CSS
6 14 (7.82%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.15%) XML
8 10 (5.59%) Web Services
8 10 (5.59%) D3.js
9 9 (5.03%) CSS3
9 9 (5.03%) Middleware
10 6 (3.35%) REST
11 5 (2.79%) Backbone.js
11 5 (2.79%) jQuery
12 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.68%) Regular Expression
13 3 (1.68%) J2EE
14 2 (1.12%) Java EE
14 2 (1.12%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.82%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.15%) Handset
4 9 (5.03%) User Experience
4 9 (5.03%) PKI
5 8 (4.47%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.91%) Clustering
6 7 (3.91%) Online Banking
7 6 (3.35%) Replication
8 5 (2.79%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.79%) Open Source
8 5 (2.79%) Copywriting
9 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.68%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.68%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.68%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.68%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.73%) Windows
2 32 (17.88%) Linux
3 27 (15.08%) UNIX
4 24 (13.41%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.15%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.35%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.79%) Solaris
8 5 (2.79%) Android
9 4 (2.23%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.68%) AIX
10 3 (1.68%) SUSE
11 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.12%) CentOS
11 2 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.53%) OO
3 16 (8.94%) ITIL
4 15 (8.38%) Project Management
5 13 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (7.26%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.59%) Business Continuity
7 9 (5.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.03%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.03%) TDD
7 9 (5.03%) Network Design
8 8 (4.47%) Service Management
8 8 (4.47%) Migration
8 8 (4.47%) OOP
8 8 (4.47%) Software Deployment
9 7 (3.91%) Scrum
9 7 (3.91%) Investment Management
9 7 (3.91%) Release Management
9 7 (3.91%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
2 27 (15.08%) Java
3 25 (13.97%) SQL
4 15 (8.38%) C#
5 13 (7.26%) Python
6 10 (5.59%) Perl
7 6 (3.35%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.23%) C
8 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.68%) PHP
9 3 (1.68%) Scala
10 2 (1.12%) Ruby
10 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.12%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.12%) VBScript
10 2 (1.12%) R
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.70%) CCNP
4 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.79%) CISSP
5 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) MCITP
6 4 (2.23%) CCSE
6 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.23%) CCNA
7 3 (1.68%) MCSA
7 3 (1.68%) MCP
7 3 (1.68%) CISA
7 3 (1.68%) CISM
7 3 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.68%) MCDST
8 2 (1.12%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.12%) CEH
8 2 (1.12%) MOS
8 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.59%) SLA
3 7 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.79%) QA
5 4 (2.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.56%) WCAG
6 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.59%) vSphere
3 9 (5.03%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.68%) Firmware
5 3 (1.68%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (1.68%) Squid
6 2 (1.12%) XenApp
6 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) RHEV
7 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) SCCM
2 3 (1.68%) Nagios
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.56%) Control-M
4 1 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (22.35%) Cisco
2 25 (13.97%) VMware
3 19 (10.61%) CheckPoint
3 19 (10.61%) Oracle
4 17 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.50%) F5
5 15 (8.38%) Juniper
6 14 (7.82%) Citrix
7 10 (5.59%) Altiris
8 9 (5.03%) Blue Coat
9 8 (4.47%) Sourcefire
10 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.79%) EMC
11 5 (2.79%) IBM
11 5 (2.79%) Sybase
12 4 (2.23%) HP
12 4 (2.23%) Splunk
13 3 (1.68%) Sun
13 3 (1.68%) Apple
13 3 (1.68%) Informatica
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £17 - £18 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago