The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 143 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-44 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 713 869 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.56% 1.95% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 14.58% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 467 471
Average daily rate
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£388 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 64
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.39 £29.76 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.18 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+23.51% +12.44%
Internet
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
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 England

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in England

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in England

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Internet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 321 £411 -3.23% 153
South East -7 198 £314 -7.03% 89
East of England +3 51 £356 -10.93% 39
South West 0 50 £438 +16.66% 25
North West -20 39 £375 -3.22% 41
West Midlands -8 29 £375 +7.14% 23
East Midlands +3 12 £315 +31.25% 16
Yorkshire -50 8 £315 +5.00% 25
North East -12 4 £338 -8.53% 12
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 408 (25.14%) Windows
2 325 (20.02%) Microsoft
3 323 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
4 307 (18.92%) Linux
5 275 (16.94%) HTML
6 273 (16.82%) Finance
7 262 (16.14%) Firewall
8 261 (16.08%) JavaScript
9 251 (15.47%) Java
10 243 (14.97%) SQL
11 236 (14.54%) Cisco
12 208 (12.82%) WAN
13 206 (12.69%) LAN
14 202 (12.45%) Telecoms
15 193 (11.89%) Degree
16 192 (11.83%) CSS
17 183 (11.28%) Web Services
18 177 (10.91%) ITIL
19 175 (10.78%) TCP/IP
20 173 (10.66%) XML
21 168 (10.35%) VPN
22 164 (10.10%) MS Office
23 161 (9.92%) MS Excel
23 161 (9.92%) Project Management
23 161 (9.92%) Security Cleared
24 158 (9.74%) DNS
25 157 (9.67%) Scrum
26 155 (9.55%) Active Directory
27 143 (8.81%) SQL Server
28 141 (8.69%) UNIX

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 141 (8.69%) Apache
2 110 (6.78%) IIS
3 81 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 66 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 62 (3.82%) MS Exchange
6 39 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 38 (2.34%) CMS
8 37 (2.28%) WebLogic
9 34 (2.09%) Node.js
10 26 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 23 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (1.23%) Drupal
13 19 (1.17%) JBoss
14 18 (1.11%) Lync
15 17 (1.05%) OpenStack
15 17 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.99%) IBM Notes
16 16 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (0.68%) WordPress
17 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 164 (10.10%) MS Office
2 161 (9.92%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.68%) MS Project
7 9 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.37%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.31%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.18%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.18%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.12%) ImageReady
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.062%) InDesign
13 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 16 (0.99%) assyst
2 10 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.49%) Magento
4 6 (0.37%) Summit
4 6 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.18%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.12%) Maximo
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.062%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.062%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.062%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.29%) SaaS
3 18 (1.11%) Office 365
3 18 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (1.11%) Amazon S3
4 16 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.43%) GitHub
6 7 (0.43%) IaaS
7 4 (0.25%) PaaS
8 2 (0.12%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.12%) Route 53
8 2 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.062%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 262 (16.14%) Firewall
2 208 (12.82%) WAN
3 206 (12.69%) LAN
4 175 (10.78%) TCP/IP
5 168 (10.35%) VPN
6 158 (9.74%) DNS
7 140 (8.63%) Intranet
8 113 (6.96%) Network Security
9 95 (5.85%) MPLS
10 90 (5.55%) BGP
11 88 (5.42%) Wireless
12 85 (5.24%) DHCP
13 83 (5.11%) HTTP
14 81 (4.99%) SSL
15 75 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
16 73 (4.50%) Ethernet
16 73 (4.50%) OSPF
17 56 (3.45%) Broadband
17 56 (3.45%) IPsec
18 53 (3.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.22%) MySQL
3 57 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 54 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 46 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 43 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.79%) DB2
9 24 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 18 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (0.99%) MarkLogic
13 13 (0.80%) Big Data
13 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 101 (6.22%) Subversion
2 88 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 77 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 49 (3.02%) JIRA
5 45 (2.77%) JUnit
6 40 (2.46%) Maven
7 39 (2.40%) Selenium
8 38 (2.34%) Cucumber
9 34 (2.09%) Eclipse
10 30 (1.85%) Visual Studio
11 27 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (1.60%) Grunt
13 18 (1.11%) Ant
14 17 (1.05%) Mockito
15 16 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.92%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.92%) Bower
17 12 (0.74%) Mercurial
18 11 (0.68%) TeamCity
18 11 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 273 (16.82%) Finance
2 202 (12.45%) Telecoms
3 125 (7.70%) Banking
4 80 (4.93%) Retail
5 71 (4.37%) Publishing
6 67 (4.13%) Marketing
7 41 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 36 (2.22%) Legal
9 33 (2.03%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.79%) Law
11 28 (1.73%) Billing
12 23 (1.42%) Games
12 23 (1.42%) Back Office
13 20 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 17 (1.05%) Electronics
15 15 (0.92%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.92%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.74%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.55%) Automotive
17 9 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 326 (20.09%) Developer
2 211 (13.00%) Analyst
3 184 (11.34%) Architect
4 92 (5.67%) Network Engineer
5 88 (5.42%) Project Manager
6 83 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
7 78 (4.81%) Consultant
8 71 (4.37%) Java Developer
9 63 (3.88%) Support Engineer
10 46 (2.83%) Senior Developer
11 45 (2.77%) Administrator
12 44 (2.71%) Support Analyst
13 42 (2.59%) Web Developer
14 41 (2.53%) Security Engineer
15 39 (2.40%) Front-End Developer
15 39 (2.40%) Service Analyst
16 36 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
17 32 (1.97%) Designer
18 31 (1.91%) DevOps Engineer
18 31 (1.91%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (16.94%) HTML
2 192 (11.83%) CSS
3 183 (11.28%) Web Services
4 173 (10.66%) XML
5 139 (8.56%) .NET
6 115 (7.09%) HTML5
7 94 (5.79%) jQuery
8 86 (5.30%) J2EE
9 80 (4.93%) RESTful
10 78 (4.81%) JSON
11 69 (4.25%) CSS3
12 68 (4.19%) REST
13 64 (3.94%) Spring
14 54 (3.33%) XSLT
15 53 (3.27%) Ajax
16 51 (3.14%) AngularJS
17 45 (2.77%) SOAP
18 43 (2.65%) ASP.NET
19 40 (2.46%) Middleware
20 35 (2.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.53%) Open Source
2 103 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.13%) Blackberry
5 60 (3.70%) User Experience
6 53 (3.27%) Client/Server
7 45 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 37 (2.28%) Clustering
9 37 (2.28%) Online Banking
10 34 (2.09%) PKI
11 24 (1.48%) RIA
11 24 (1.48%) DTV
12 20 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
13 19 (1.17%) Thin Client
13 19 (1.17%) Fat Client
14 18 (1.11%) Handset
15 17 (1.05%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 408 (25.14%) Windows
2 307 (18.92%) Linux
3 141 (8.69%) UNIX
4 112 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (6.84%) Windows 7
6 83 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 78 (4.81%) Windows XP
8 62 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.97%) Solaris
10 32 (1.97%) Windows 8
10 32 (1.97%) Android
11 31 (1.91%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.66%) CentOS
13 22 (1.36%) Mac OS X
14 20 (1.23%) SUSE
15 19 (1.17%) AIX
16 18 (1.11%) Ubuntu
17 17 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
18 16 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (10.91%) ITIL
3 161 (9.92%) Project Management
4 157 (9.67%) Scrum
5 138 (8.50%) TDD
6 132 (8.13%) OO
7 109 (6.72%) E-Commerce
8 93 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (4.93%) Migration
10 74 (4.56%) Web Development
11 73 (4.50%) SOA
12 69 (4.25%) Service Delivery
13 68 (4.19%) BDD
14 67 (4.13%) Load Balancing
15 64 (3.94%) MVC
16 61 (3.76%) DevOps
17 59 (3.64%) Change Control
17 59 (3.64%) Content Management
18 54 (3.33%) Software Engineering
19 52 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (16.08%) JavaScript
2 251 (15.47%) Java
3 243 (14.97%) SQL
4 140 (8.63%) Python
5 107 (6.59%) PHP
6 90 (5.55%) Perl
7 69 (4.25%) C#
8 67 (4.13%) Ruby
9 57 (3.51%) C
10 42 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 38 (2.34%) C++
12 36 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 29 (1.79%) VBScript
14 23 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 22 (1.36%) XQuery
16 20 (1.23%) Clojure
17 17 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.05%) PHP5
18 14 (0.86%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 193 (11.89%) Degree
2 161 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 111 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 72 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (4.25%) CCNP
7 60 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 57 (3.51%) CCNA
9 55 (3.39%) CISSP
10 49 (3.02%) MCSE
11 35 (2.16%) MCP
12 21 (1.29%) CCIE
13 20 (1.23%) MCITP
14 18 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.92%) GIAC
15 15 (0.92%) CEH
16 12 (0.74%) MCDST
17 11 (0.68%) ISEB
17 11 (0.68%) A+ Certification
17 11 (0.68%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.48%) QA
2 65 (4.00%) SLA
3 42 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.43%) COBIT
7 6 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.18%) WCAG
10 2 (0.12%) WAI
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.12%) BS7799
11 1 (0.062%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.062%) FATCA
11 1 (0.062%) EMIR
11 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.062%) GCP
System Software
1 155 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 93 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.77%) vSphere
4 29 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 23 (1.42%) XenApp
6 21 (1.29%) Firmware
7 18 (1.11%) Hyper-V
8 17 (1.05%) ProxySG
9 15 (0.92%) FreeRADIUS
10 14 (0.86%) vCloud
11 13 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (0.62%) Snort
12 10 (0.62%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.55%) Docker
13 9 (0.55%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.37%) Squid
16 6 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 63 (3.88%) Puppet
2 37 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (2.28%) SCCM
3 26 (1.60%) SCOM
4 22 (1.36%) Nagios
5 15 (0.92%) ZABBIX
5 15 (0.92%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
6 13 (0.80%) OpenView
7 10 (0.62%) OVSD
7 10 (0.62%) Zenoss
8 9 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.49%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.43%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.43%) Nessus
11 6 (0.37%) Graphite
12 5 (0.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 325 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 236 (14.54%) Cisco
3 140 (8.63%) Oracle
3 140 (8.63%) VMware
4 107 (6.59%) Citrix
5 101 (6.22%) CheckPoint
6 72 (4.44%) F5
7 59 (3.64%) Juniper
8 57 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 56 (3.45%) IBM
9 56 (3.45%) HP
10 42 (2.59%) Google
11 34 (2.09%) EMC
12 32 (1.97%) Perforce
13 30 (1.85%) Adobe
14 29 (1.79%) CA
14 29 (1.79%) SAP
15 27 (1.66%) Blue Coat
16 25 (1.54%) Lotus
17 24 (1.48%) Splunk
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