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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 137 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 769 837 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.83% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.93% 13.81% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 463 518
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £348
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 67
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £30.58 £122.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -21 354 £400 -1.29% 155
South East -12 203 £329 -2.95% 87
North West -13 54 £375 - 49
East of England +20 52 £381 -7.63% 42
South West -22 35 £388 +0.64% 15
West Midlands 0 31 £413 +17.85% 24
Yorkshire -40 19 £315 +5.00% 31
East Midlands -8 15 £310 +40.90% 15
North East -10 2 £318 +5.83% 4
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 416 (26.41%) Windows
2 317 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (19.37%) Linux
4 295 (18.73%) Microsoft
5 279 (17.71%) Finance
6 267 (16.95%) HTML
7 251 (15.94%) Java
8 248 (15.75%) JavaScript
9 244 (15.49%) SQL
9 244 (15.49%) Cisco
10 240 (15.24%) Firewall
11 219 (13.90%) WAN
12 210 (13.33%) LAN
13 200 (12.70%) Telecoms
14 189 (12.00%) CSS
15 187 (11.87%) Web Services
16 179 (11.37%) TCP/IP
17 175 (11.11%) Degree
18 174 (11.05%) Active Directory
19 171 (10.86%) Security Cleared
20 170 (10.79%) VPN
21 163 (10.35%) MS Office
22 162 (10.29%) DNS
23 161 (10.22%) UNIX
24 159 (10.10%) XML
24 159 (10.10%) Scrum
25 154 (9.78%) VMware
26 149 (9.46%) MS Excel
27 147 (9.33%) ITIL
28 144 (9.14%) Project Management

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 119 (7.56%) Apache
2 115 (7.30%) IIS
3 87 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 66 (4.19%) MS Exchange
4 66 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 41 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 38 (2.41%) Node.js
7 35 (2.22%) CMS
8 32 (2.03%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (1.21%) OpenStack
13 18 (1.14%) Lync
13 18 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (1.02%) JBoss
15 14 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (0.89%) Drupal
16 13 (0.83%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 163 (10.35%) MS Office
2 149 (9.46%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.83%) MS Project
6 9 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.38%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.19%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.13%) ImageReady
11 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.063%) InDesign
12 1 (0.063%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 11 (0.70%) assyst
2 8 (0.51%) Magento
3 6 (0.38%) Summit
4 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.13%) RMDS
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.063%) Maximo
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.063%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.063%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.33%) Office 365
3 20 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.21%) Amazon S3
4 19 (1.21%) SaaS
5 17 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.57%) IaaS
8 8 (0.51%) PaaS
9 5 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.25%) ElastiCache
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.19%) Route 53
12 1 (0.063%) GitHub
12 1 (0.063%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 240 (15.24%) Firewall
2 219 (13.90%) WAN
3 210 (13.33%) LAN
4 179 (11.37%) TCP/IP
5 170 (10.79%) VPN
6 162 (10.29%) DNS
7 127 (8.06%) Intranet
8 108 (6.86%) MPLS
9 106 (6.73%) Network Security
10 93 (5.90%) BGP
11 87 (5.52%) Wireless
12 86 (5.46%) DHCP
13 85 (5.40%) SSL
14 84 (5.33%) HTTP
15 80 (5.08%) OSPF
16 76 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
17 73 (4.63%) Ethernet
18 64 (4.06%) Broadband
19 59 (3.75%) SAN
20 55 (3.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.59%) MySQL
3 56 (3.56%) MongoDB
4 54 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 50 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 49 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 34 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (1.52%) Big Data
12 22 (1.40%) DB2
13 21 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.02%) MarkLogic
16 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
19 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 102 (6.48%) Subversion
2 82 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 80 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 48 (3.05%) JUnit
4 48 (3.05%) JIRA
5 46 (2.92%) Cucumber
6 43 (2.73%) Selenium
7 35 (2.22%) Maven
8 32 (2.03%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (1.65%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.52%) Mockito
12 21 (1.33%) Grunt
13 19 (1.21%) Ant
14 18 (1.14%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.02%) Mercurial
16 14 (0.89%) Jasmine
17 13 (0.83%) PHPUnit
17 13 (0.83%) Bower
18 12 (0.76%) Gradle
General
1 279 (17.71%) Finance
2 200 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 130 (8.25%) Banking
4 72 (4.57%) Marketing
5 68 (4.32%) Retail
5 68 (4.32%) Publishing
6 42 (2.67%) Legal
6 42 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.59%) Games
8 25 (1.59%) Law
8 25 (1.59%) Billing
9 24 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.33%) Electronics
11 17 (1.08%) Back Office
12 15 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.76%) Advertising
14 11 (0.70%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.63%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 311 (19.75%) Developer
2 218 (13.84%) Analyst
3 179 (11.37%) Architect
4 89 (5.65%) Network Engineer
5 86 (5.46%) Project Manager
6 83 (5.27%) Consultant
7 73 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
8 67 (4.25%) Java Developer
9 64 (4.06%) Support Engineer
10 47 (2.98%) Administrator
11 43 (2.73%) Service Analyst
12 42 (2.67%) Support Analyst
12 42 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
13 39 (2.48%) Designer
14 37 (2.35%) Senior Developer
15 35 (2.22%) Web Developer
16 34 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
17 33 (2.10%) Security Architect
17 33 (2.10%) Security Engineer
18 32 (2.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (16.95%) HTML
2 189 (12.00%) CSS
3 187 (11.87%) Web Services
4 159 (10.10%) XML
5 139 (8.83%) .NET
6 112 (7.11%) HTML5
7 98 (6.22%) RESTful
8 89 (5.65%) jQuery
9 88 (5.59%) JSON
10 83 (5.27%) J2EE
11 71 (4.51%) REST
12 62 (3.94%) AngularJS
13 61 (3.87%) CSS3
14 50 (3.17%) Spring
15 48 (3.05%) XSLT
16 47 (2.98%) Ajax
17 41 (2.60%) ASP.NET
18 39 (2.48%) SOAP
19 33 (2.10%) Middleware
20 31 (1.97%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.84%) Open Source
3 72 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 64 (4.06%) User Experience
5 62 (3.94%) Client/Server
6 48 (3.05%) Blackberry
7 39 (2.48%) Clustering
7 39 (2.48%) PKI
8 37 (2.35%) Online Banking
8 37 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 36 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.59%) DTV
11 23 (1.46%) Replication
12 22 (1.40%) Internet of Things
13 21 (1.33%) RIA
14 19 (1.21%) Fat Client
14 19 (1.21%) SecurID
14 19 (1.21%) Thin Client
14 19 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
15 18 (1.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 416 (26.41%) Windows
2 305 (19.37%) Linux
3 161 (10.22%) UNIX
4 117 (7.43%) Windows 7
5 107 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (4.70%) Windows XP
8 61 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (2.29%) Android
11 34 (2.16%) Solaris
12 33 (2.10%) Windows 8
13 28 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 23 (1.46%) CentOS
15 21 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.08%) AIX
17 16 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 16 (1.02%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.89%) SUSE
19 12 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (10.10%) Scrum
3 147 (9.33%) ITIL
4 144 (9.14%) Project Management
5 142 (9.02%) TDD
6 136 (8.63%) OO
7 101 (6.41%) E-Commerce
8 97 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (5.59%) Migration
10 76 (4.83%) SOA
11 75 (4.76%) Service Delivery
12 74 (4.70%) Configuration Management
13 70 (4.44%) Web Development
14 69 (4.38%) DevOps
15 68 (4.32%) BDD
16 61 (3.87%) Change Control
16 61 (3.87%) Software Engineering
17 57 (3.62%) Load Balancing
18 56 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
19 55 (3.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 251 (15.94%) Java
2 248 (15.75%) JavaScript
3 244 (15.49%) SQL
4 132 (8.38%) Python
5 111 (7.05%) PHP
6 89 (5.65%) Perl
7 73 (4.63%) C#
8 68 (4.32%) Ruby
9 54 (3.43%) C
10 48 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 35 (2.22%) C++
12 24 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 24 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.46%) Clojure
14 22 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.21%) VBScript
16 18 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.02%) XQuery
18 12 (0.76%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 175 (11.11%) Degree
2 171 (10.86%) Security Cleared
3 115 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (6.73%) SC Cleared
5 82 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (4.51%) CCNP
7 70 (4.44%) CCNA
8 63 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 53 (3.37%) MCSE
10 40 (2.54%) CISSP
11 38 (2.41%) MCP
12 25 (1.59%) MCITP
13 21 (1.33%) VCP4
14 20 (1.27%) CCIE
15 14 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.76%) CCIP
16 12 (0.76%) MCSA
16 12 (0.76%) ISEB
17 11 (0.70%) A+ Certification
17 11 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.27%) QA
2 68 (4.32%) SLA
3 33 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.38%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.19%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
10 2 (0.13%) WAI
11 1 (0.063%) BS7799
11 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.063%) FATCA
11 1 (0.063%) EMIR
11 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 174 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 105 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.92%) vSphere
4 34 (2.16%) VMware ESX
5 28 (1.78%) XenApp
6 25 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.33%) Firmware
8 15 (0.95%) Terminal Services
9 14 (0.89%) vCloud
10 12 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
10 12 (0.76%) ProxySG
11 11 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.63%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 10 (0.63%) Docker
13 9 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (0.51%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.44%) Snort
16 6 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (3.87%) Puppet
2 43 (2.73%) SCCM
3 36 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.59%) SCOM
5 20 (1.27%) Vagrant
6 16 (1.02%) Nagios
7 15 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
8 14 (0.89%) ZABBIX
9 11 (0.70%) OpenView
10 10 (0.63%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (0.57%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.51%) OVSD
12 8 (0.51%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.44%) Zenoss
13 7 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.32%) FortiGate
15 5 (0.32%) Ansible
15 5 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 295 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 244 (15.49%) Cisco
3 154 (9.78%) VMware
4 143 (9.08%) Oracle
5 107 (6.79%) Citrix
6 99 (6.29%) CheckPoint
7 79 (5.02%) F5
8 59 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 54 (3.43%) HP
10 52 (3.30%) Juniper
11 50 (3.17%) IBM
12 44 (2.79%) EMC
13 36 (2.29%) Google
14 32 (2.03%) Perforce
15 31 (1.97%) CA
16 29 (1.84%) SAP
17 25 (1.59%) Blue Coat
18 24 (1.52%) Adobe
19 23 (1.46%) Apple
20 22 (1.40%) Lotus
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: £140 per day - 6 Month Contract +
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £180 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £22.50 - 35.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Roc Search
Rate: £8 - £8.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago