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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 110 107 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -39
Contract jobs citing Internet 94 127 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.76% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 14.45% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 76 132
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
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 £21.10 £10.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -16.17%
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
804 879 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.66% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 590 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.29%) Banking
3 42 (23.73%) HTML
4 36 (20.34%) Windows
5 34 (19.21%) Finance
6 33 (18.64%) Java
6 33 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 30 (16.95%) SQL
8 29 (16.38%) Cisco
9 27 (15.25%) E-Commerce
10 25 (14.12%) Oracle
10 25 (14.12%) Firewall
11 24 (13.56%) CSS
12 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
13 22 (12.43%) HTML5
14 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
14 21 (11.86%) Intranet
14 21 (11.86%) Retail
15 20 (11.30%) Web Services
15 20 (11.30%) OO
15 20 (11.30%) ITIL
15 20 (11.30%) VPN
16 19 (10.73%) Linux
17 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
17 18 (10.17%) .NET
18 17 (9.60%) MS Office
18 17 (9.60%) Migration
18 17 (9.60%) Network Security
19 16 (9.04%) Degree
19 16 (9.04%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (6.78%) CMS
2 10 (5.65%) IIS
3 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.95%) Apache
4 7 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.26%) Node.js
7 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.13%) Drupal
8 2 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.13%) Confluence
8 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.13%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.60%) MS Office
3 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.82%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.13%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.56%) Mingle
6 1 (0.56%) InDesign
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Academy Housing
1 3 (1.69%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (1.13%) assyst
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Summit
3 1 (0.56%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) GitHub
3 2 (1.13%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.12%) Firewall
2 21 (11.86%) Intranet
3 20 (11.30%) VPN
4 17 (9.60%) Network Security
5 15 (8.47%) LAN
6 14 (7.91%) WAN
6 14 (7.91%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.34%) DNS
8 10 (5.65%) SSL
8 10 (5.65%) HTTP
8 10 (5.65%) BGP
8 10 (5.65%) Wireless
9 7 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (3.39%) VLAN
10 6 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.39%) SAN
11 5 (2.82%) FWSM
11 5 (2.82%) IPsec
11 5 (2.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.39%) MySQL
6 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.26%) DB2
7 4 (2.26%) Big Data
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.69%) MS Access
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.56%) Redis
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (6.21%) Selenium
2 7 (3.95%) SoapUI
3 6 (3.39%) JIRA
3 6 (3.39%) Grunt
3 6 (3.39%) Bower
4 5 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.82%) WebDriver
4 5 (2.82%) Subversion
5 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.13%) Maven
7 2 (1.13%) Checkstyle
7 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.13%) TestNG
7 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.13%) Toad
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.13%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (24.29%) Banking
2 34 (19.21%) Finance
3 21 (11.86%) Retail
4 15 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.47%) Investment Banking
5 14 (7.91%) Marketing
6 6 (3.39%) Publishing
7 5 (2.82%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.26%) Advertising
9 3 (1.69%) Front Office
9 3 (1.69%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.69%) International Banking
10 2 (1.13%) Local Government
10 2 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.56%) Legal
11 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (25.42%) Developer
2 35 (19.77%) Analyst
3 21 (11.86%) Architect
4 13 (7.34%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.21%) Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Designer
6 10 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.39%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) Test Leader
9 6 (3.39%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Security Consultant
10 5 (2.82%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.82%) User Experience Designer
11 4 (2.26%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.73%) HTML
2 24 (13.56%) CSS
3 22 (12.43%) HTML5
4 20 (11.30%) Web Services
5 18 (10.17%) .NET
6 15 (8.47%) XML
6 15 (8.47%) jQuery
7 11 (6.21%) CSS3
7 11 (6.21%) RESTful
8 10 (5.65%) REST
9 9 (5.08%) D3.js
9 9 (5.08%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.52%) Middleware
10 8 (4.52%) Backbone.js
11 6 (3.39%) JSON
11 6 (3.39%) Spring
12 5 (2.82%) Apache Flex
13 4 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (2.26%) JMS
13 4 (2.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) User Experience
2 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.65%) RIA
4 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.52%) Online Banking
5 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.95%) Open Source
7 6 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.39%) Clustering
7 6 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.82%) Social Media
8 5 (2.82%) Graphic Design
9 4 (2.26%) PKI
9 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.26%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.69%) Firmware
10 3 (1.69%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.69%) Statistics
10 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.34%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) Linux
3 15 (8.47%) UNIX
4 13 (7.34%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.95%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.26%) Android
8 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.69%) SUSE
9 3 (1.69%) AIX
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.56%) Fedora
11 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.25%) E-Commerce
3 20 (11.30%) OO
3 20 (11.30%) ITIL
4 17 (9.60%) Migration
5 11 (6.21%) Project Management
5 11 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (5.65%) Content Management
6 10 (5.65%) TDD
6 10 (5.65%) Scrum
7 9 (5.08%) Analytics
7 9 (5.08%) Automated Testing
8 8 (4.52%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.52%) BDD
8 8 (4.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (4.52%) DevOps
9 7 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.95%) Service Management
9 7 (3.95%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.64%) Java
1 33 (18.64%) JavaScript
2 30 (16.95%) SQL
3 8 (4.52%) Python
3 8 (4.52%) Perl
4 6 (3.39%) C#
5 5 (2.82%) ActionScript
5 5 (2.82%) PHP
6 4 (2.26%) Ruby
6 4 (2.26%) XQuery
6 4 (2.26%) C
7 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.69%) Scala
7 3 (1.69%) Groovy
8 2 (1.13%) XPath
8 2 (1.13%) VBA
8 2 (1.13%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.04%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.65%) CCNP
4 7 (3.95%) CISSP
5 6 (3.39%) ISEB
6 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.82%) CCSE
7 4 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.69%) CISA
8 3 (1.69%) CISM
8 3 (1.69%) MCSE
8 3 (1.69%) MCSA
8 3 (1.69%) CCSP
8 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.13%) MCITP
9 2 (1.13%) MCDST
9 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) QA
2 7 (3.95%) COBIT
3 6 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.82%) SLA
5 4 (2.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.13%) WAI
6 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.52%) vSphere
4 4 (2.26%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.69%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) Varnish
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Puppet
2 4 (2.26%) SCCM
3 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.13%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.13%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.13%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.56%) OpenView
4 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (16.38%) Cisco
2 25 (14.12%) Oracle
3 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.04%) VMware
5 14 (7.91%) CheckPoint
6 13 (7.34%) Citrix
6 13 (7.34%) Juniper
7 9 (5.08%) F5
7 9 (5.08%) Adobe
8 7 (3.95%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.39%) Sourcefire
9 6 (3.39%) Sybase
9 6 (3.39%) hybris
10 5 (2.82%) Informatica
11 4 (2.26%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.69%) IBM
12 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.69%) Mitel
12 3 (1.69%) Altiris
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