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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 125 130 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Contract jobs citing Internet 877 813 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.62% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 12.28% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 487 553
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 74
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.91 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £27.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +4 385 £416 +4.06% 134
South East +7 224 £365 +12.30% 100
North West -12 61 £440 -14.35% 42
West Midlands +16 46 £475 +139.59% 21
Yorkshire -5 45 £370 +48.00% 20
East of England +19 43 £375 +15.38% 30
East Midlands +12 22 £300 +140.00% 11
South West -37 18 £338 -10.00% 33
North East -7 8 £400 +40.35% 3
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 407 (25.42%) Windows
2 320 (19.99%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (19.11%) Finance
4 301 (18.80%) HTML
5 300 (18.74%) Microsoft
6 296 (18.49%) Java
6 296 (18.49%) Linux
7 271 (16.93%) JavaScript
8 250 (15.62%) Firewall
9 246 (15.37%) SQL
10 244 (15.24%) Cisco
11 205 (12.80%) CSS
12 201 (12.55%) WAN
13 198 (12.37%) Web Services
14 190 (11.87%) Oracle
15 189 (11.81%) LAN
16 188 (11.74%) TCP/IP
17 176 (10.99%) VPN
18 173 (10.81%) XML
18 173 (10.81%) Telecoms
19 171 (10.68%) Active Directory
20 170 (10.62%) DNS
21 165 (10.31%) Degree
22 164 (10.24%) Security Cleared
23 162 (10.12%) MS Office
24 160 (9.99%) ITIL
25 159 (9.93%) .NET
26 153 (9.56%) UNIX
27 150 (9.37%) Scrum
28 149 (9.31%) Python

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 104 (6.50%) IIS
2 102 (6.37%) Apache
3 91 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 76 (4.75%) Tomcat
5 60 (3.75%) MS Exchange
6 51 (3.19%) WebLogic
7 42 (2.62%) Node.js
8 35 (2.19%) CMS
9 33 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 32 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.56%) Lync
13 23 (1.44%) OpenStack
14 20 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (1.19%) JBoss
15 19 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 16 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
17 14 (0.87%) Confluence
18 11 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 162 (10.12%) MS Office
2 149 (9.31%) MS Excel
3 36 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 34 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.87%) MS Project
7 10 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.19%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.12%) ImageReady
10 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.062%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.062%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.44%) Magento
2 7 (0.44%) assyst
3 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.37%) Summit
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.19%) RMDS
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.062%) TeleForm
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.37%) Office 365
2 22 (1.37%) IaaS
2 22 (1.37%) SaaS
3 21 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 13 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (0.75%) PaaS
8 11 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.19%) Route 53
13 2 (0.12%) Heroku
14 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.062%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 250 (15.62%) Firewall
2 201 (12.55%) WAN
3 189 (11.81%) LAN
4 188 (11.74%) TCP/IP
5 176 (10.99%) VPN
6 170 (10.62%) DNS
7 119 (7.43%) Intranet
8 111 (6.93%) Wireless
9 105 (6.56%) Network Security
10 103 (6.43%) MPLS
11 94 (5.87%) SSL
12 89 (5.56%) HTTP
13 86 (5.37%) BGP
14 83 (5.18%) DHCP
14 83 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
15 77 (4.81%) Ethernet
16 64 (4.00%) OSPF
17 59 (3.69%) IPsec
18 57 (3.56%) VLAN
19 49 (3.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.37%) MySQL
3 80 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 73 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 61 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 57 (3.56%) Oracle Database
7 43 (2.69%) Hadoop
8 41 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 34 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (2.12%) Big Data
11 26 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.37%) MarkLogic
15 19 (1.19%) Redis
15 19 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.00%) Data Mining
17 15 (0.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 114 (7.12%) Subversion
2 95 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 83 (5.18%) Jenkins
4 69 (4.31%) JUnit
5 54 (3.37%) JIRA
6 52 (3.25%) Cucumber
7 46 (2.87%) Selenium
8 41 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 34 (2.12%) Mockito
10 31 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (1.56%) Maven
12 22 (1.37%) Ant
13 20 (1.25%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.19%) Mercurial
14 19 (1.19%) WebDriver
15 18 (1.12%) Grunt
16 17 (1.06%) Gradle
17 15 (0.94%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.81%) Hudson
19 12 (0.75%) Bower
General
1 306 (19.11%) Finance
2 173 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 145 (9.06%) Banking
4 80 (5.00%) Marketing
5 66 (4.12%) Publishing
6 52 (3.25%) Retail
7 47 (2.94%) Legal
8 43 (2.69%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.56%) Law
11 24 (1.50%) German Language
12 22 (1.37%) Games
12 22 (1.37%) Back Office
12 22 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.12%) Electronics
14 17 (1.06%) Retail Banking
15 16 (1.00%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.87%) Advertising
17 13 (0.81%) French Language
18 12 (0.75%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 339 (21.17%) Developer
2 204 (12.74%) Analyst
3 154 (9.62%) Architect
4 100 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 84 (5.25%) Consultant
6 81 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 80 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 59 (3.69%) Support Engineer
9 51 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
10 46 (2.87%) Service Analyst
11 45 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
12 43 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 42 (2.62%) Administrator
13 42 (2.62%) Support Analyst
14 38 (2.37%) Technical Architect
15 37 (2.31%) Software Engineer
16 33 (2.06%) Designer
17 32 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
18 29 (1.81%) Business Analyst
18 29 (1.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (18.80%) HTML
2 205 (12.80%) CSS
3 198 (12.37%) Web Services
4 173 (10.81%) XML
5 159 (9.93%) .NET
6 118 (7.37%) HTML5
7 106 (6.62%) RESTful
7 106 (6.62%) jQuery
8 97 (6.06%) JSON
9 85 (5.31%) REST
10 75 (4.68%) AngularJS
11 71 (4.43%) J2EE
12 69 (4.31%) CSS3
13 63 (3.94%) Spring
14 62 (3.87%) Ajax
15 53 (3.31%) ASP.NET
16 50 (3.12%) XSLT
17 39 (2.44%) SOAP
18 30 (1.87%) .NET Framework
19 28 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (6.25%) User Experience
3 83 (5.18%) Open Source
4 63 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 60 (3.75%) Client/Server
6 48 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.94%) PKI
8 44 (2.75%) Online Banking
9 43 (2.69%) Mobile App
10 37 (2.31%) Blackberry
11 33 (2.06%) RIA
12 32 (2.00%) Internet of Things
13 31 (1.94%) Clustering
14 26 (1.62%) Mobile Banking
15 20 (1.25%) Visualisation
16 19 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.19%) SecurID
16 19 (1.19%) Replication
17 18 (1.12%) Handset
17 18 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 407 (25.42%) Windows
2 296 (18.49%) Linux
3 153 (9.56%) UNIX
4 106 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (6.31%) Windows 7
6 69 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 55 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (2.44%) Android
10 37 (2.31%) Solaris
11 36 (2.25%) Apple iOS
12 20 (1.25%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.94%) CentOS
13 15 (0.94%) SUSE
14 13 (0.81%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.69%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.69%) AIX
16 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (19.99%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (9.99%) ITIL
3 150 (9.37%) Scrum
4 144 (8.99%) TDD
5 130 (8.12%) OO
6 125 (7.81%) Project Management
7 103 (6.43%) E-Commerce
8 98 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 84 (5.25%) Software Engineering
11 82 (5.12%) SOA
12 78 (4.87%) Migration
13 71 (4.43%) Analytics
14 70 (4.37%) BDD
15 68 (4.25%) Change Control
15 68 (4.25%) Web Development
16 67 (4.18%) Service Delivery
17 63 (3.94%) MVC
17 63 (3.94%) DevOps
18 61 (3.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 296 (18.49%) Java
2 271 (16.93%) JavaScript
3 246 (15.37%) SQL
4 149 (9.31%) Python
5 100 (6.25%) PHP
6 96 (6.00%) C#
7 72 (4.50%) Ruby
8 70 (4.37%) Perl
9 45 (2.81%) C
10 40 (2.50%) C++
11 39 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 33 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 30 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 26 (1.62%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.12%) XQuery
16 16 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.00%) VB
16 16 (1.00%) R
16 16 (1.00%) Clojure
17 15 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 165 (10.31%) Degree
2 164 (10.24%) Security Cleared
3 125 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (6.68%) SC Cleared
5 79 (4.93%) CCNP
6 76 (4.75%) CCNA
7 72 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (3.12%) DV Cleared
9 47 (2.94%) MCSE
10 37 (2.31%) CISSP
11 27 (1.69%) MCP
12 26 (1.62%) MCITP
13 18 (1.12%) CCIE
14 17 (1.06%) HNC
15 16 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.75%) MCSA
16 12 (0.75%) ISEB
17 11 (0.69%) MCTS
17 11 (0.69%) CCDP
18 9 (0.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.87%) QA
2 56 (3.50%) SLA
3 32 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.062%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.062%) FATCA
9 1 (0.062%) EMIR
9 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.062%) BS7799
System Software
1 171 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 91 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.37%) vSphere
4 32 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.50%) XenApp
6 22 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.06%) Firmware
8 13 (0.81%) vCloud
8 13 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 11 (0.69%) ProxySG
11 10 (0.62%) ISA Server
11 10 (0.62%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.56%) Docker
13 7 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
13 7 (0.44%) Oracle Clusterware
14 6 (0.37%) Snort
14 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (3.56%) Puppet
2 39 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.31%) SCCM
4 21 (1.31%) Vagrant
5 16 (1.00%) Nagios
6 13 (0.81%) ZABBIX
6 13 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
7 11 (0.69%) Data Guard
8 9 (0.56%) SCOM
8 9 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.50%) OpenView
9 8 (0.50%) Ansible
9 8 (0.50%) StatsD
10 7 (0.44%) OVSD
10 7 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.37%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Flashback
11 6 (0.37%) Salt
12 5 (0.31%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 300 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 244 (15.24%) Cisco
3 190 (11.87%) Oracle
4 139 (8.68%) VMware
5 95 (5.93%) Citrix
6 78 (4.87%) CheckPoint
7 72 (4.50%) F5
8 62 (3.87%) Red Hat
9 58 (3.62%) HP
10 51 (3.19%) Juniper
11 42 (2.62%) Google
12 41 (2.56%) EMC
12 41 (2.56%) IBM
13 37 (2.31%) CA
14 32 (2.00%) Adobe
15 31 (1.94%) SolarWinds
16 29 (1.81%) Apple
17 28 (1.75%) Perforce
18 23 (1.44%) SAP
19 22 (1.37%) Blue Coat
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £510 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Middlesex
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £395.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 - £19.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13.50 - £15.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Cyclops Electronics Ltd
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8.68 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £10 to £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago