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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 110 100 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet 984 962 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 2.02% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 14.82% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 581 665
Average daily rate
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£400 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% -4.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 106
Average hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.80 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
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
7746 6492 8252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.66% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 3615 3823
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 375 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.98 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 388 £425 +11.84% 158
South East +26 286 £360 +2.85% 94
East of England -10 67 £375 +29.31% 43
South West +3 63 £400 +74.39% 24
West Midlands +6 51 £388 -3.12% 19
Yorkshire -9 50 £300 - 22
North West -30 41 £350 -1.75% 32
East Midlands -2 20 £401 +43.67% 12
North East -35 12 £220 +12.82% 11
Midlands -1 7 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 425 (23.90%) Windows
2 357 (20.08%) Microsoft
3 352 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 320 (18.00%) Finance
5 315 (17.72%) Java
6 306 (17.21%) HTML
7 294 (16.54%) SQL
8 287 (16.14%) JavaScript
9 283 (15.92%) Linux
10 238 (13.39%) Firewall
11 227 (12.77%) XML
12 219 (12.32%) CSS
13 210 (11.81%) Degree
14 209 (11.75%) MS Excel
15 203 (11.42%) ITIL
15 203 (11.42%) Cisco
16 199 (11.19%) Web Services
17 189 (10.63%) MS Office
18 186 (10.46%) Intranet
19 182 (10.24%) SQL Server
20 167 (9.39%) Oracle
20 167 (9.39%) Active Directory
21 166 (9.34%) Project Management
21 166 (9.34%) Telecoms
22 161 (9.06%) E-Commerce
23 160 (9.00%) .NET
24 155 (8.72%) UNIX
24 155 (8.72%) DNS
25 146 (8.21%) Banking
26 145 (8.16%) TCP/IP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 145 (8.16%) Apache
2 133 (7.48%) IIS
3 90 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 85 (4.78%) MS Exchange
5 81 (4.56%) CMS
6 63 (3.54%) WebSphere
7 48 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 45 (2.53%) WebLogic
9 42 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 35 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
11 22 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (1.24%) Node.js
11 22 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (1.18%) OpenStack
12 21 (1.18%) MQSeries
13 20 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (1.01%) Lync
15 17 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
16 16 (0.90%) Drupal
17 15 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 209 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 189 (10.63%) MS Office
3 45 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.97%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.62%) MS Project
8 10 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.28%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.17%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.11%) SPSS
12 2 (0.11%) Mingle
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
13 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.056%) Maya
13 1 (0.056%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 20 (1.12%) assyst
2 14 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.45%) Magento
4 8 (0.45%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.34%) Tridion
5 6 (0.34%) Summit
6 5 (0.28%) Misys Midas
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.17%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 3 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.31%) SaaS
3 24 (1.35%) Office 365
4 23 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.12%) IaaS
6 14 (0.79%) GitHub
7 11 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.51%) PaaS
9 7 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.11%) Force.com
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
12 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.056%) Joyent
13 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.056%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 238 (13.39%) Firewall
2 186 (10.46%) Intranet
3 155 (8.72%) DNS
4 145 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 135 (7.59%) LAN
6 134 (7.54%) VPN
7 133 (7.48%) WAN
8 121 (6.81%) HTTP
9 71 (3.99%) Network Security
10 66 (3.71%) DHCP
10 66 (3.71%) BGP
11 60 (3.37%) MPLS
12 59 (3.32%) SSL
13 53 (2.98%) Ethernet
14 48 (2.70%) SMTP
14 48 (2.70%) Broadband
15 45 (2.53%) Extranet
16 43 (2.42%) Wireless
16 43 (2.42%) LDAP
16 43 (2.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 97 (5.46%) MySQL
3 64 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 53 (2.98%) NoSQL
5 45 (2.53%) DB2
6 43 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 35 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 34 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (1.18%) Big Data
12 20 (1.12%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.56%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 81 (4.56%) Subversion
2 60 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 60 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 57 (3.21%) Maven
4 37 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 36 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 35 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 34 (1.91%) Selenium
8 32 (1.80%) JIRA
9 31 (1.74%) JUnit
10 24 (1.35%) Ant
11 23 (1.29%) Grunt
12 17 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.90%) FitNesse
14 13 (0.73%) Log4j
14 13 (0.73%) QUnit
15 12 (0.67%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.67%) Bower
16 11 (0.62%) Mockito
16 11 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 320 (18.00%) Finance
2 166 (9.34%) Telecoms
3 146 (8.21%) Banking
4 108 (6.07%) Retail
5 95 (5.34%) Marketing
6 61 (3.43%) Publishing
7 51 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 42 (2.36%) Games
9 32 (1.80%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.74%) Billing
11 30 (1.69%) Legal
12 26 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 25 (1.41%) Law
13 25 (1.41%) Retail Banking
14 22 (1.24%) Advertising
15 20 (1.12%) Back Office
16 17 (0.96%) Automotive
17 16 (0.90%) Spanish Language
18 15 (0.84%) Local Government
19 11 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 405 (22.78%) Developer
2 253 (14.23%) Analyst
3 173 (9.73%) Architect
4 98 (5.51%) Project Manager
5 75 (4.22%) Consultant
5 75 (4.22%) Support Engineer
6 70 (3.94%) Java Developer
7 69 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
8 66 (3.71%) Network Engineer
8 66 (3.71%) Web Developer
9 56 (3.15%) Senior Developer
9 56 (3.15%) Support Analyst
9 56 (3.15%) Administrator
10 50 (2.81%) Business Analyst
11 45 (2.53%) Designer
12 42 (2.36%) Service Analyst
12 42 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
13 39 (2.19%) Mobile Developer
14 37 (2.08%) Service Desk Analyst
15 36 (2.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (17.21%) HTML
2 227 (12.77%) XML
3 219 (12.32%) CSS
4 199 (11.19%) Web Services
5 160 (9.00%) .NET
6 133 (7.48%) jQuery
7 117 (6.58%) HTML5
8 113 (6.36%) REST
9 99 (5.57%) Spring
10 98 (5.51%) J2EE
11 96 (5.40%) JSON
12 79 (4.44%) ASP.NET
13 70 (3.94%) SOAP
14 66 (3.71%) XSLT
15 62 (3.49%) CSS3
16 54 (3.04%) RESTful
17 52 (2.92%) AngularJS
18 51 (2.87%) Ajax
19 45 (2.53%) Middleware
19 45 (2.53%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 106 (5.96%) Open Source
2 103 (5.79%) Mobile App
3 97 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 76 (4.27%) User Experience
6 65 (3.66%) Blackberry
7 63 (3.54%) Management Information System
8 45 (2.53%) Online Banking
9 38 (2.14%) PKI
10 37 (2.08%) RIA
10 37 (2.08%) Social Media
11 33 (1.86%) Clustering
12 30 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
13 24 (1.35%) Client/Server
14 23 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
15 22 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 21 (1.18%) iPad
17 18 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (1.01%) Mainframe
18 17 (0.96%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 425 (23.90%) Windows
2 283 (15.92%) Linux
3 155 (8.72%) UNIX
4 111 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (5.68%) Windows 7
6 89 (5.01%) Windows XP
7 79 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (2.70%) Android
9 47 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (2.36%) Apple iOS
12 40 (2.25%) Solaris
13 24 (1.35%) CentOS
14 23 (1.29%) Windows 8
14 23 (1.29%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.01%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.96%) AIX
17 16 (0.90%) Debian
17 16 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
18 15 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (11.42%) ITIL
3 166 (9.34%) Project Management
4 161 (9.06%) E-Commerce
5 137 (7.71%) Scrum
6 135 (7.59%) TDD
7 124 (6.97%) OO
8 120 (6.75%) Content Management
9 104 (5.85%) Web Development
10 92 (5.17%) Migration
10 92 (5.17%) PRINCE2
11 86 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 83 (4.67%) SOA
13 80 (4.50%) MVC
14 76 (4.27%) Load Balancing
15 68 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (3.37%) Use Case
16 60 (3.37%) Service Management
17 58 (3.26%) Service Delivery
17 58 (3.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 315 (17.72%) Java
2 294 (16.54%) SQL
3 287 (16.14%) JavaScript
4 128 (7.20%) Python
5 109 (6.13%) Perl
6 101 (5.68%) PHP
7 82 (4.61%) C#
8 70 (3.94%) C
9 50 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 44 (2.47%) Ruby
11 40 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 38 (2.14%) XQuery
13 36 (2.02%) T-SQL
14 35 (1.97%) VBScript
15 30 (1.69%) C++
16 27 (1.52%) XPath
17 18 (1.01%) PHP5
17 18 (1.01%) VB
18 17 (0.96%) Shell Script
19 15 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 210 (11.81%) Degree
2 106 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 92 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 56 (3.15%) MCSE
7 50 (2.81%) CISSP
8 47 (2.64%) CCNP
9 40 (2.25%) CCNA
10 34 (1.91%) ISEB
10 34 (1.91%) MCP
11 31 (1.74%) DV Cleared
12 29 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (1.12%) GIAC
14 18 (1.01%) MCSA
14 18 (1.01%) CEH
15 17 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
16 16 (0.90%) CCIE
17 15 (0.84%) LPIC
18 14 (0.79%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.12%) QA
2 47 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.25%) SLA
4 24 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.56%) COBIT
6 9 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.39%) WAI
8 5 (0.28%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.11%) WCAG
11 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.056%) GCP
12 1 (0.056%) BS7799
12 1 (0.056%) Section 508
12 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
System Software
1 167 (9.39%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.57%) vSphere
4 19 (1.07%) vCloud
5 17 (0.96%) Squid
6 15 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.79%) Varnish
8 12 (0.67%) qmail
8 12 (0.67%) XenApp
9 11 (0.62%) FreeRADIUS
10 10 (0.56%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.56%) UAG
11 9 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.39%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.34%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (3.26%) Puppet
2 53 (2.98%) SCCM
3 33 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.69%) Zenoss
5 19 (1.07%) Nagios
6 18 (1.01%) OpenView
7 17 (0.96%) SCOM
7 17 (0.96%) ZABBIX
8 15 (0.84%) OVSD
9 13 (0.73%) Kibana
9 13 (0.73%) Graylog2
10 11 (0.62%) WMI
11 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.39%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.39%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
12 7 (0.39%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.34%) Unicenter
13 6 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 357 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 203 (11.42%) Cisco
3 167 (9.39%) Oracle
4 128 (7.20%) VMware
5 94 (5.29%) Citrix
6 78 (4.39%) Juniper
7 75 (4.22%) Google
8 69 (3.88%) CheckPoint
9 68 (3.82%) IBM
10 56 (3.15%) HP
11 55 (3.09%) Red Hat
12 50 (2.81%) Facebook
13 49 (2.76%) Twitter
14 46 (2.59%) Adobe
15 44 (2.47%) F5
16 29 (1.63%) JBoss
17 24 (1.35%) Splunk
18 20 (1.12%) Sun
18 20 (1.12%) Remedy
19 19 (1.07%) SAP
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