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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 126 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing Internet 885 865 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.75% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.26% 12.46% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 495 592
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 63 39
Average hourly rate £17.35 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.05 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £29.49 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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
7217 6942 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.04% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3762 3419
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 388 431
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +8 403 £425 +1.19% 138
South East -35 184 £348 +6.92% 70
East of England -2 59 £375 -5.06% 41
Yorkshire -9 57 £400 +23.07% 27
South West -11 54 £375 -3.84% 35
North West +8 51 £525 +40.00% 44
West Midlands -9 28 £325 -7.14% 22
East Midlands 0 23 £350 -14.16% 12
North East -7 16 £311 -26.76% 3
Midlands -5 3 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 427 (24.19%) Windows
2 373 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (18.87%) Java
4 331 (18.75%) HTML
5 326 (18.47%) Finance
6 302 (17.11%) Microsoft
7 281 (15.92%) Firewall
8 280 (15.86%) Linux
9 274 (15.52%) Cisco
10 267 (15.13%) JavaScript
11 242 (13.71%) SQL
12 220 (12.46%) UNIX
12 220 (12.46%) ITIL
13 217 (12.29%) WAN
14 214 (12.12%) Web Services
15 211 (11.95%) CSS
15 211 (11.95%) TCP/IP
16 198 (11.22%) .NET
17 195 (11.05%) Active Directory
18 189 (10.71%) Oracle
19 184 (10.42%) LAN
20 177 (10.03%) DNS
21 169 (9.58%) Scrum
21 169 (9.58%) TDD
22 168 (9.52%) Intranet
23 155 (8.78%) MS Office
24 153 (8.67%) VPN
24 153 (8.67%) Banking
25 149 (8.44%) SQL Server
25 149 (8.44%) Security Cleared

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 106 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 104 (5.89%) IIS
3 97 (5.50%) Apache
4 75 (4.25%) MS Exchange
5 64 (3.63%) Tomcat
6 63 (3.57%) CMS
7 52 (2.95%) WebLogic
8 39 (2.21%) Node.js
9 36 (2.04%) Lync
10 32 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 30 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 30 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 26 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 23 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (1.19%) OpenStack
15 18 (1.02%) Jetty
16 17 (0.96%) JBoss
16 17 (0.96%) WordPress
17 15 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 155 (8.78%) MS Office
2 146 (8.27%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 36 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.25%) Photoshop
6 21 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (1.08%) MS Project
8 15 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.057%) Mingle
12 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.057%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.057%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 10 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.51%) Magento
3 8 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.40%) Tridion
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.28%) assyst
7 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.17%) Summit
9 2 (0.11%) RMDS
9 2 (0.11%) Agresso
9 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.70%) Office 365
3 25 (1.42%) SaaS
4 23 (1.30%) IaaS
5 22 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (1.08%) PaaS
7 16 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.40%) Route 53
12 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.17%) GitHub
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.11%) Heroku
15 1 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.057%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 281 (15.92%) Firewall
2 217 (12.29%) WAN
3 211 (11.95%) TCP/IP
4 184 (10.42%) LAN
5 177 (10.03%) DNS
6 168 (9.52%) Intranet
7 153 (8.67%) VPN
8 118 (6.69%) HTTP
9 114 (6.46%) Wireless
10 101 (5.72%) Network Security
11 86 (4.87%) BGP
12 84 (4.76%) MPLS
13 77 (4.36%) SSL
14 74 (4.19%) Ethernet
15 71 (4.02%) Cisco ASA
16 70 (3.97%) DHCP
17 63 (3.57%) Extranet
18 55 (3.12%) SAN
19 53 (3.00%) VLAN
20 52 (2.95%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.06%) MySQL
3 96 (5.44%) MongoDB
4 93 (5.27%) Relational Database
5 71 (4.02%) NoSQL
6 50 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 49 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 47 (2.66%) Big Data
9 44 (2.49%) Hadoop
10 39 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.19%) Redis
14 21 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (1.02%) DB2
17 17 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (6.12%) Subversion
2 100 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 75 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 69 (3.91%) JUnit
5 49 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 45 (2.55%) JIRA
7 34 (1.93%) Mockito
8 33 (1.87%) Visual Studio
9 31 (1.76%) Maven
10 30 (1.70%) Selenium
11 29 (1.64%) Ant
12 26 (1.47%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.47%) Gradle
13 25 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (0.91%) Mercurial
14 16 (0.91%) PHPUnit
15 14 (0.79%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.79%) Toad
16 10 (0.57%) JMeter
17 8 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 326 (18.47%) Finance
2 153 (8.67%) Banking
3 146 (8.27%) Telecoms
4 95 (5.38%) Marketing
5 76 (4.31%) Retail
6 47 (2.66%) Legal
7 45 (2.55%) Publishing
8 32 (1.81%) Multimedia
8 32 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.59%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.42%) German Language
10 25 (1.42%) Back Office
11 23 (1.30%) Law
12 21 (1.19%) French Language
13 19 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 18 (1.02%) Billing
15 17 (0.96%) Games
15 17 (0.96%) Advertising
16 9 (0.51%) Arabic Language
16 9 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 376 (21.30%) Developer
2 234 (13.26%) Analyst
3 180 (10.20%) Architect
4 118 (6.69%) Network Engineer
5 103 (5.84%) Java Developer
6 79 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 73 (4.14%) Consultant
8 67 (3.80%) Support Engineer
9 63 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 60 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
11 51 (2.89%) Administrator
12 45 (2.55%) Support Analyst
13 44 (2.49%) Web Developer
14 41 (2.32%) Technical Architect
15 40 (2.27%) Desktop Support
16 39 (2.21%) Software Engineer
16 39 (2.21%) Designer
17 38 (2.15%) Senior Developer
17 38 (2.15%) Service Analyst
18 37 (2.10%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (18.75%) HTML
2 214 (12.12%) Web Services
3 211 (11.95%) CSS
4 198 (11.22%) .NET
5 144 (8.16%) XML
6 143 (8.10%) HTML5
7 108 (6.12%) RESTful
8 104 (5.89%) REST
8 104 (5.89%) jQuery
9 76 (4.31%) AngularJS
10 75 (4.25%) J2EE
11 72 (4.08%) CSS3
12 67 (3.80%) Spring
13 64 (3.63%) JSON
14 56 (3.17%) SOAP
15 52 (2.95%) Ajax
16 51 (2.89%) ASP.NET
17 50 (2.83%) XHTML
18 46 (2.61%) XSLT
19 34 (1.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 101 (5.72%) User Experience
4 71 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.06%) PKI
6 50 (2.83%) Online Banking
6 50 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.83%) Internet of Things
7 44 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 39 (2.21%) Client/Server
9 37 (2.10%) RIA
10 35 (1.98%) Clustering
11 33 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
12 29 (1.64%) Visualisation
13 28 (1.59%) Replication
14 25 (1.42%) Social Media
15 23 (1.30%) Blackberry
16 22 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.96%) DTV
17 17 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 427 (24.19%) Windows
2 280 (15.86%) Linux
3 220 (12.46%) UNIX
4 104 (5.89%) Windows 7
5 88 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (3.12%) Android
6 55 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (2.55%) Apple iOS
10 39 (2.21%) Solaris
11 33 (1.87%) Windows XP
12 24 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.68%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.57%) SUSE
15 10 (0.57%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
16 9 (0.51%) AIX
16 9 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (12.46%) ITIL
3 169 (9.58%) TDD
3 169 (9.58%) Scrum
4 142 (8.05%) E-Commerce
5 124 (7.03%) Project Management
6 113 (6.40%) OO
7 105 (5.95%) Migration
8 103 (5.84%) Configuration Management
9 93 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (5.04%) Software Engineering
11 85 (4.82%) MVC
12 84 (4.76%) Open Source
13 83 (4.70%) SOA
14 82 (4.65%) Web Development
15 79 (4.48%) DevOps
16 78 (4.42%) BDD
16 78 (4.42%) Content Management
17 73 (4.14%) Change Management
17 73 (4.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 333 (18.87%) Java
2 267 (15.13%) JavaScript
3 242 (13.71%) SQL
4 135 (7.65%) Python
5 98 (5.55%) PHP
5 98 (5.55%) C#
6 88 (4.99%) Ruby
7 60 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 55 (3.12%) Perl
9 35 (1.98%) C++
9 35 (1.98%) T-SQL
9 35 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 34 (1.93%) C
11 30 (1.70%) Clojure
12 24 (1.36%) VB
13 23 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.02%) XPath
15 18 (1.02%) VBScript
15 18 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 149 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 140 (7.93%) Degree
3 122 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (5.55%) SC Cleared
5 89 (5.04%) CCNA
6 79 (4.48%) CCNP
7 51 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (2.04%) MCSE
9 35 (1.98%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.02%) HNC
10 18 (1.02%) CISSP
11 17 (0.96%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.85%) MCP
13 14 (0.79%) MCSA
13 14 (0.79%) MCITP
14 13 (0.74%) PMP
14 13 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.68%) CCIE
16 11 (0.62%) ISEB
16 11 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.51%) SLA
2 61 (3.46%) QA
3 29 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.23%) COBIT
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.11%) WAI
9 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 195 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 104 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 37 (2.10%) vSphere
4 31 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 28 (1.59%) XenApp
6 15 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.68%) ProxySG
7 12 (0.68%) Docker
8 11 (0.62%) Firmware
9 10 (0.57%) XenServer
9 10 (0.57%) vCloud
10 9 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.45%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.45%) Snort
11 8 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 6 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (3.00%) Puppet
2 38 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (2.15%) SCCM
3 25 (1.42%) Tivoli
4 17 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 16 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
6 14 (0.79%) Vagrant
7 13 (0.74%) Nagios
8 11 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
9 10 (0.57%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.51%) Cacti
10 9 (0.51%) SCOM
10 9 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 9 (0.51%) Ansible
10 9 (0.51%) Salt
11 8 (0.45%) StatsD
11 8 (0.45%) DatAdvantage
11 8 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 8 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 302 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 274 (15.52%) Cisco
3 189 (10.71%) Oracle
4 147 (8.33%) VMware
5 83 (4.70%) CheckPoint
5 83 (4.70%) Citrix
6 82 (4.65%) HP
7 65 (3.68%) F5
8 53 (3.00%) Google
8 53 (3.00%) Red Hat
9 52 (2.95%) IBM
10 51 (2.89%) Adobe
11 50 (2.83%) Juniper
12 36 (2.04%) SolarWinds
13 30 (1.70%) CA
14 27 (1.53%) Blue Coat
15 26 (1.47%) EMC
16 24 (1.36%) NetApp
17 23 (1.30%) Apple
17 23 (1.30%) Infoblox
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £325 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago