The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 117 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 851 979 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 2.10% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.34% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 595 589
Average daily rate
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£380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £538 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 41 99
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £11.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6806 6381 8247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.79% 13.72% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3689 3382 3737
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Internet
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -43 364 £425 +6.25% 123
South East +12 234 £336 -0.37% 97
South West +7 63 £375 +66.66% 19
East of England -6 59 £395 +7.11% 45
Yorkshire -13 47 £325 +23.80% 33
West Midlands -4 35 £323 -20.61% 17
North West -33 27 £375 +7.14% 41
East Midlands -19 13 £408 +40.60% 19
Midlands +8 6 - -
North East -14 2 £425 +54.54% 6
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 380 (22.88%) Windows
2 327 (19.69%) Microsoft
3 312 (18.78%) Finance
4 302 (18.18%) HTML
5 289 (17.40%) Java
6 273 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 266 (16.01%) SQL
8 234 (14.09%) Linux
9 225 (13.55%) CSS
10 219 (13.18%) XML
11 189 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
12 185 (11.14%) Cisco
13 184 (11.08%) Firewall
14 181 (10.90%) MS Excel
15 177 (10.66%) Web Services
15 177 (10.66%) Degree
16 170 (10.23%) Oracle
17 169 (10.17%) ITIL
18 168 (10.11%) Intranet
19 166 (9.99%) Active Directory
20 163 (9.81%) SQL Server
20 163 (9.81%) Telecoms
21 161 (9.69%) MS Office
22 159 (9.57%) E-Commerce
23 149 (8.97%) UNIX
24 147 (8.85%) Banking
25 142 (8.55%) .NET
25 142 (8.55%) Project Management
26 138 (8.31%) jQuery
27 131 (7.89%) DNS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 105 (6.32%) IIS
2 95 (5.72%) MS Exchange
3 90 (5.42%) Apache
4 83 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 76 (4.58%) CMS
6 57 (3.43%) WebSphere
7 53 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 40 (2.41%) Tomcat
9 39 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 37 (2.23%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.32%) IBM Notes
12 21 (1.26%) MQSeries
13 20 (1.20%) SAS
13 20 (1.20%) Drupal
13 20 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (1.08%) Lync
14 18 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 181 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 161 (9.69%) MS Office
3 40 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (2.23%) Photoshop
5 36 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.66%) MS Project
8 7 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.18%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.12%) SPSS
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
12 1 (0.060%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.060%) Mingle
12 1 (0.060%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.060%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.72%) Tridion
2 12 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.60%) assyst
3 10 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.54%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.42%) Summit
5 7 (0.42%) Magento
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.18%) RiskWrite
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.18%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.18%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.12%) Maximo
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.17%) SaaS
3 21 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.26%) Office 365
4 17 (1.02%) IaaS
5 9 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.48%) PaaS
7 6 (0.36%) GitHub
8 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.12%) Heroku
11 2 (0.12%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.060%) Joyent
12 1 (0.060%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 184 (11.08%) Firewall
2 168 (10.11%) Intranet
3 131 (7.89%) DNS
4 127 (7.65%) HTTP
5 117 (7.04%) WAN
6 115 (6.92%) TCP/IP
7 112 (6.74%) LAN
8 110 (6.62%) VPN
9 63 (3.79%) MPLS
10 60 (3.61%) Network Security
11 59 (3.55%) DHCP
12 58 (3.49%) BGP
13 50 (3.01%) SMTP
13 50 (3.01%) SSL
14 44 (2.65%) Ethernet
14 44 (2.65%) VoIP
15 43 (2.59%) FTP
16 41 (2.47%) Wireless
17 37 (2.23%) Extranet
18 36 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.46%) MySQL
3 69 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 52 (3.13%) DB2
5 41 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 36 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 32 (1.93%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.08%) Big Data
13 16 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.72%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 70 (4.21%) Subversion
2 48 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 47 (2.83%) Maven
4 38 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 36 (2.17%) Selenium
6 34 (2.05%) Ant
6 34 (2.05%) JUnit
7 30 (1.81%) JIRA
8 29 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 29 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 19 (1.14%) Log4j
10 19 (1.14%) Hudson
11 18 (1.08%) QUnit
12 14 (0.84%) SoapUI
12 14 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 11 (0.66%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.66%) Grunt
15 10 (0.60%) Jasmine
General
1 312 (18.78%) Finance
2 163 (9.81%) Telecoms
3 147 (8.85%) Banking
4 105 (6.32%) Retail
5 88 (5.30%) Marketing
6 44 (2.65%) Publishing
7 43 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 39 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 38 (2.29%) Games
10 34 (2.05%) Legal
11 33 (1.99%) Advertising
12 28 (1.69%) Retail Banking
13 23 (1.38%) Investment Banking
14 20 (1.20%) Billing
15 16 (0.96%) Automotive
15 16 (0.96%) Law
16 14 (0.84%) Local Government
17 13 (0.78%) Spanish Language
17 13 (0.78%) French Language
18 10 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 376 (22.64%) Developer
2 238 (14.33%) Analyst
3 153 (9.21%) Architect
4 87 (5.24%) Project Manager
5 82 (4.94%) Consultant
6 69 (4.15%) Support Engineer
7 64 (3.85%) Administrator
7 64 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 62 (3.73%) Business Analyst
9 57 (3.43%) Web Developer
10 56 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
11 53 (3.19%) Network Engineer
12 52 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 48 (2.89%) Designer
14 41 (2.47%) Service Analyst
15 38 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
16 36 (2.17%) Software Engineer
16 36 (2.17%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
17 33 (1.99%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (18.18%) HTML
2 225 (13.55%) CSS
3 219 (13.18%) XML
4 177 (10.66%) Web Services
5 142 (8.55%) .NET
6 138 (8.31%) jQuery
7 104 (6.26%) HTML5
8 96 (5.78%) REST
9 92 (5.54%) JSON
10 85 (5.12%) J2EE
11 74 (4.46%) Spring
12 70 (4.21%) ASP.NET
13 64 (3.85%) SOAP
14 60 (3.61%) Ajax
15 58 (3.49%) XSLT
16 50 (3.01%) CSS3
17 49 (2.95%) RESTful
18 44 (2.65%) AngularJS
19 41 (2.47%) OAuth
19 41 (2.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 88 (5.30%) Mobile App
2 62 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 60 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 59 (3.55%) Open Source
5 57 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 55 (3.31%) Online Banking
7 45 (2.71%) RIA
8 36 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 35 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
10 33 (1.99%) Social Media
11 30 (1.81%) PKI
12 24 (1.44%) Clustering
13 22 (1.32%) CESG
13 22 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 21 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (1.20%) Internet of Things
16 19 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.14%) Statistics
16 19 (1.14%) Web 2.0
17 18 (1.08%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 380 (22.88%) Windows
2 234 (14.09%) Linux
3 149 (8.97%) UNIX
4 107 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (5.72%) Windows 7
6 85 (5.12%) Windows XP
7 76 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (2.65%) Solaris
9 43 (2.59%) Android
10 39 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (2.23%) Apple iOS
12 33 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 17 (1.02%) HPUX
14 15 (0.90%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.84%) CentOS
16 12 (0.72%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.66%) Debian
17 11 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (10.17%) ITIL
3 159 (9.57%) E-Commerce
4 142 (8.55%) Project Management
5 123 (7.41%) TDD
6 114 (6.86%) Scrum
7 109 (6.56%) Content Management
7 109 (6.56%) Web Development
8 104 (6.26%) OO
9 94 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 83 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 76 (4.58%) Migration
12 64 (3.85%) SOA
13 62 (3.73%) Software Engineering
14 61 (3.67%) MVC
15 58 (3.49%) Load Balancing
15 58 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (3.37%) Analytics
17 53 (3.19%) Use Case
18 52 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 289 (17.40%) Java
2 273 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 266 (16.01%) SQL
4 102 (6.14%) Python
5 99 (5.96%) PHP
6 94 (5.66%) Perl
7 76 (4.58%) C
8 74 (4.46%) C#
9 58 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 43 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 38 (2.29%) XPath
12 35 (2.11%) XQuery
13 34 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.87%) VBScript
14 31 (1.87%) Ruby
15 29 (1.75%) C++
16 20 (1.20%) VB.NET
17 19 (1.14%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.90%) VB
18 15 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (10.66%) Degree
2 105 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 47 (2.83%) CCNP
6 44 (2.65%) MCSE
7 37 (2.23%) ISEB
8 36 (2.17%) CCNA
9 35 (2.11%) DV Cleared
10 31 (1.87%) MCP
11 29 (1.75%) CISSP
12 26 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
14 16 (0.96%) MCSA
15 14 (0.84%) CCIE
15 14 (0.84%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.84%) LPIC
15 14 (0.84%) CCENT
16 13 (0.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.36%) QA
2 42 (2.53%) SLA
3 23 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.48%) WCAG
6 8 (0.48%) WAI
7 5 (0.30%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.24%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.060%) Section 508
11 1 (0.060%) HIPAA
System Software
1 166 (9.99%) Active Directory
2 74 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.32%) Varnish
5 18 (1.08%) vSphere
6 16 (0.96%) Squid
7 12 (0.72%) qmail
8 10 (0.60%) UAG
8 10 (0.60%) vCloud
9 8 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (0.48%) XenApp
9 8 (0.48%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.24%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.24%) KVM
13 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 67 (4.03%) SCCM
2 35 (2.11%) Puppet
3 25 (1.51%) SCOM
4 24 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.32%) Zenoss
6 17 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 14 (0.84%) WMI
8 12 (0.72%) OpenView
9 11 (0.66%) Nagios
10 10 (0.60%) WSUS
10 10 (0.60%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 10 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (0.60%) SCDPM
10 10 (0.60%) OVSD
11 9 (0.54%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 327 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 185 (11.14%) Cisco
3 170 (10.23%) Oracle
4 111 (6.68%) VMware
5 90 (5.42%) Citrix
6 71 (4.27%) Google
7 70 (4.21%) Juniper
8 64 (3.85%) HP
9 56 (3.37%) IBM
10 46 (2.77%) Adobe
11 44 (2.65%) Red Hat
11 44 (2.65%) CheckPoint
12 43 (2.59%) Facebook
12 43 (2.59%) Twitter
13 38 (2.29%) F5
14 25 (1.51%) ATG
15 23 (1.38%) Lotus
16 20 (1.20%) SAP
16 20 (1.20%) JBoss
17 18 (1.08%) BT
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