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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 108 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 968 1007 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 2.09% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.87% 15.39% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 628 664
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 39 99
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.32 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.79
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.13%
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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -36 394 £423 +5.62% 108
South East +12 259 £350 +2.94% 84
East of England +4 71 £375 +17.18% 26
South West +8 67 £390 +103.38% 27
West Midlands +13 55 £363 -9.37% 15
Yorkshire -14 53 £288 -4.16% 26
North West -36 34 £350 -6.66% 24
East Midlands -9 18 £401 +41.76% 16
North East -18 10 £220 -12.00% 4
Midlands +7 8 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 394 (23.09%) Windows
2 348 (20.40%) Microsoft
3 319 (18.70%) Finance
4 311 (18.23%) Java
5 301 (17.64%) HTML
6 283 (16.59%) SQL
7 273 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 268 (15.71%) Linux
9 223 (13.07%) Firewall
9 223 (13.07%) XML
10 214 (12.54%) CSS
11 204 (11.96%) Degree
12 196 (11.49%) MS Excel
12 196 (11.49%) Cisco
13 194 (11.37%) ITIL
14 192 (11.25%) Web Services
15 183 (10.73%) Intranet
16 181 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
17 175 (10.26%) SQL Server
18 173 (10.14%) MS Office
19 166 (9.73%) Oracle
20 161 (9.44%) E-Commerce
20 161 (9.44%) Active Directory
21 156 (9.14%) Project Management
22 152 (8.91%) Telecoms
23 150 (8.79%) .NET
24 147 (8.62%) UNIX
25 140 (8.21%) DNS
26 136 (7.97%) Banking
27 131 (7.68%) TDD

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 131 (7.68%) Apache
2 119 (6.98%) IIS
3 86 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 86 (5.04%) MS Exchange
4 79 (4.63%) CMS
5 61 (3.58%) WebSphere
6 50 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 42 (2.46%) WebLogic
8 41 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (1.17%) MQSeries
10 20 (1.17%) Node.js
10 20 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 19 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 18 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (1.06%) Lync
13 17 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
14 16 (0.94%) IBM Notes
15 15 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 196 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 173 (10.14%) MS Office
3 46 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 46 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (2.11%) Photoshop
5 17 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.70%) MS Project
7 7 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.18%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.12%) SPSS
10 2 (0.12%) InDesign
10 2 (0.12%) Mingle
11 1 (0.059%) Maya
11 1 (0.059%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (1.06%) assyst
2 13 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.47%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.41%) Magento
5 7 (0.41%) Tridion
6 6 (0.35%) Summit
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.17%) SaaS
3 25 (1.47%) Office 365
4 23 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.17%) IaaS
6 13 (0.76%) GitHub
7 10 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.53%) PaaS
9 6 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.12%) Force.com
12 2 (0.12%) Heroku
12 2 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.059%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.059%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.059%) Joyent
13 1 (0.059%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 223 (13.07%) Firewall
2 183 (10.73%) Intranet
3 140 (8.21%) DNS
4 127 (7.44%) VPN
5 122 (7.15%) TCP/IP
6 116 (6.80%) HTTP
7 115 (6.74%) WAN
8 114 (6.68%) LAN
9 71 (4.16%) Network Security
10 61 (3.58%) DHCP
10 61 (3.58%) BGP
11 55 (3.22%) MPLS
11 55 (3.22%) SSL
12 47 (2.75%) Ethernet
12 47 (2.75%) SMTP
13 43 (2.52%) Wireless
14 42 (2.46%) FTP
15 41 (2.40%) LDAP
16 40 (2.34%) VoIP
17 37 (2.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.45%) MySQL
3 67 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 50 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 42 (2.46%) DB2
6 41 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 35 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.99%) Oracle Database
9 29 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.70%) RDBMS
10 26 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.06%) Big Data
13 16 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 16 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
18 9 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 82 (4.81%) Subversion
2 60 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 54 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 50 (2.93%) Maven
5 32 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 32 (1.88%) JUnit
5 32 (1.88%) JIRA
6 31 (1.82%) Selenium
7 30 (1.76%) Eclipse
7 30 (1.76%) Cucumber
8 27 (1.58%) Ant
9 20 (1.17%) Grunt
10 15 (0.88%) QUnit
11 14 (0.82%) Log4j
11 14 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (0.70%) FitNesse
12 12 (0.70%) Jasmine
12 12 (0.70%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.64%) Hudson
14 10 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 319 (18.70%) Finance
2 152 (8.91%) Telecoms
3 136 (7.97%) Banking
4 106 (6.21%) Retail
5 97 (5.69%) Marketing
6 61 (3.58%) Publishing
7 47 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 44 (2.58%) Games
9 30 (1.76%) Legal
10 27 (1.58%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 26 (1.52%) Billing
12 25 (1.47%) Investment Banking
13 23 (1.35%) Law
13 23 (1.35%) Advertising
14 18 (1.06%) Back Office
15 16 (0.94%) Automotive
16 14 (0.82%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.82%) Local Government
17 12 (0.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 402 (23.56%) Developer
2 236 (13.83%) Analyst
3 162 (9.50%) Architect
4 93 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 78 (4.57%) Consultant
6 72 (4.22%) Java Developer
7 69 (4.04%) Support Engineer
8 62 (3.63%) Web Developer
8 62 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
9 61 (3.58%) Network Engineer
10 54 (3.17%) Administrator
11 53 (3.11%) Business Analyst
12 52 (3.05%) Support Analyst
13 49 (2.87%) Senior Developer
14 47 (2.75%) Designer
15 39 (2.29%) Mobile Developer
16 37 (2.17%) Service Analyst
17 36 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
17 36 (2.11%) 2nd Line Support
18 35 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (17.64%) HTML
2 223 (13.07%) XML
3 214 (12.54%) CSS
4 192 (11.25%) Web Services
5 150 (8.79%) .NET
6 131 (7.68%) jQuery
7 113 (6.62%) HTML5
8 111 (6.51%) REST
9 98 (5.74%) Spring
10 97 (5.69%) JSON
11 89 (5.22%) J2EE
12 74 (4.34%) ASP.NET
13 65 (3.81%) SOAP
14 59 (3.46%) XSLT
15 56 (3.28%) CSS3
16 53 (3.11%) Ajax
17 48 (2.81%) AngularJS
18 47 (2.75%) RESTful
19 46 (2.70%) OAuth
20 44 (2.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 101 (5.92%) Mobile App
2 93 (5.45%) Open Source
3 75 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 64 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.58%) Online Banking
7 40 (2.34%) RIA
8 34 (1.99%) Social Media
8 34 (1.99%) PKI
9 31 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
10 27 (1.58%) Clustering
10 27 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 20 (1.17%) iPad
13 19 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.00%) Graphic Design
15 16 (0.94%) Statistics
15 16 (0.94%) CESG
15 16 (0.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 394 (23.09%) Windows
2 268 (15.71%) Linux
3 147 (8.62%) UNIX
4 104 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (5.57%) Windows 7
6 85 (4.98%) Windows XP
7 72 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (2.81%) Android
9 43 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (2.46%) Apple iOS
11 41 (2.40%) Solaris
12 39 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (1.29%) CentOS
14 17 (1.00%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.94%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.88%) Debian
16 15 (0.88%) AIX
16 15 (0.88%) HPUX
16 15 (0.88%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (11.37%) ITIL
2 181 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (9.44%) E-Commerce
4 156 (9.14%) Project Management
5 131 (7.68%) TDD
6 126 (7.39%) Scrum
7 118 (6.92%) OO
8 117 (6.86%) Content Management
9 110 (6.45%) Web Development
10 93 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 92 (5.39%) PRINCE2
12 84 (4.92%) Migration
13 81 (4.75%) SOA
14 78 (4.57%) MVC
15 72 (4.22%) Load Balancing
16 64 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (3.69%) Use Case
18 56 (3.28%) Service Management
18 56 (3.28%) Service Delivery
18 56 (3.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 311 (18.23%) Java
2 283 (16.59%) SQL
3 273 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 118 (6.92%) Python
5 103 (6.04%) Perl
6 98 (5.74%) PHP
7 77 (4.51%) C#
8 66 (3.87%) C
9 50 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 40 (2.34%) Ruby
11 37 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 36 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 36 (2.11%) XQuery
13 32 (1.88%) VBScript
14 30 (1.76%) XPath
15 29 (1.70%) C++
16 20 (1.17%) PHP5
17 17 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.94%) VB
18 16 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 204 (11.96%) Degree
2 95 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 87 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 46 (2.70%) CCNP
7 45 (2.64%) MCSE
7 45 (2.64%) CISSP
8 36 (2.11%) CCNA
8 36 (2.11%) ISEB
9 32 (1.88%) MCP
10 30 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 29 (1.70%) DV Cleared
12 17 (1.00%) CEH
12 17 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
13 16 (0.94%) CCIE
13 16 (0.94%) MCSA
14 15 (0.88%) GIAC
14 15 (0.88%) LPIC
15 14 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.57%) QA
2 43 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.23%) SLA
4 22 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.47%) COBIT
7 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.41%) WAI
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.23%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.12%) WCAG
10 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.059%) Section 508
11 1 (0.059%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.059%) BS7799
11 1 (0.059%) GCP
System Software
1 161 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.47%) vSphere
4 17 (1.00%) Varnish
4 17 (1.00%) vCloud
5 16 (0.94%) Squid
6 15 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.70%) qmail
8 11 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.59%) XenApp
9 10 (0.59%) UAG
10 9 (0.53%) FreeRADIUS
11 8 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.41%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.41%) ProxySG
12 7 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 56 (3.28%) SCCM
2 49 (2.87%) Puppet
3 30 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.64%) Zenoss
5 19 (1.11%) SCOM
6 17 (1.00%) Nagios
7 15 (0.88%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.82%) OpenView
9 13 (0.76%) OVSD
10 11 (0.64%) Kibana
10 11 (0.64%) Graylog2
10 11 (0.64%) WMI
11 9 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.41%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.35%) WSUS
13 6 (0.35%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (0.29%) CA Wily
14 5 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 348 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 196 (11.49%) Cisco
3 166 (9.73%) Oracle
4 119 (6.98%) VMware
5 95 (5.57%) Citrix
6 78 (4.57%) Juniper
7 74 (4.34%) Google
8 63 (3.69%) CheckPoint
9 62 (3.63%) IBM
10 52 (3.05%) Red Hat
11 49 (2.87%) Facebook
11 49 (2.87%) Twitter
11 49 (2.87%) HP
12 47 (2.75%) Adobe
13 41 (2.40%) F5
14 28 (1.64%) JBoss
15 20 (1.17%) Remedy
16 19 (1.11%) ATG
16 19 (1.11%) Sun
17 18 (1.06%) EMC
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £495 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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Rate: 420-500
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Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
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