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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 153 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing Internet 823 881 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.74% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.68% 11.63% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 515 489
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £28.69 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+30.73% +7.14%
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
7709 7577 6678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.05% 14.97% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 4188 3589
Average daily rate £393 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 401 377
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 337 £450 +5.88% 112
South East -20 189 £400 +10.80% 76
Yorkshire +19 64 £406 +9.06% 19
North West -11 61 £450 +2.32% 26
South West +36 54 £330 -2.22% 18
West Midlands -24 36 £335 -29.47% 20
East of England -2 32 £400 +6.66% 12
North East -6 32 £308 -1.60% 4
East Midlands -6 11 £275 -8.33% 10
Midlands -6 1 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 478 (29.20%) Windows
2 407 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (21.44%) Firewall
4 340 (20.77%) Microsoft
5 284 (17.35%) Java
6 264 (16.13%) Linux
7 263 (16.07%) Finance
8 254 (15.52%) Cisco
9 238 (14.54%) JavaScript
10 233 (14.23%) ITIL
11 220 (13.44%) Active Directory
12 211 (12.89%) TCP/IP
13 208 (12.71%) HTML
14 187 (11.42%) DNS
15 182 (11.12%) Oracle
16 177 (10.81%) .NET
17 174 (10.63%) Windows Server
18 172 (10.51%) SQL Server
19 169 (10.32%) SQL
20 166 (10.14%) Unix
20 166 (10.14%) CSS
21 163 (9.96%) WAN
22 159 (9.71%) MS Excel
23 152 (9.29%) Data Centre
24 151 (9.22%) Security Cleared
24 151 (9.22%) Web Services
25 150 (9.16%) Project Management
26 146 (8.92%) IIS
26 146 (8.92%) HTTP
27 145 (8.86%) SSL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 146 (8.92%) IIS
2 106 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 98 (5.99%) Apache
4 90 (5.50%) MS Exchange
5 89 (5.44%) Tomcat
6 62 (3.79%) Node.js
7 51 (3.12%) CMS
8 48 (2.93%) Skype for Business
9 46 (2.81%) IBM Notes
10 40 (2.44%) WebLogic
11 39 (2.38%) Jetty
12 37 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (2.26%) nginx
13 33 (2.02%) WebSphere
14 30 (1.83%) JBoss
15 22 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
16 19 (1.16%) Confluence
16 19 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 159 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 137 (8.37%) MS Office
3 41 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.71%) Acrobat
5 14 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.61%) ProjectWise
8 6 (0.37%) MS Project
8 6 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
9 5 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.12%) HipChat
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
11 2 (0.12%) SPSS
12 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.24%) Finacle
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.061%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.061%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.061%) Magento
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.061%) Primavera
8 1 (0.061%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.061%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 121 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.50%) Office 365
4 31 (1.89%) IaaS
5 29 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.47%) SaaS
7 15 (0.92%) GitHub
8 11 (0.67%) Yammer
9 10 (0.61%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.49%) PaaS
12 6 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.18%) Boomi
15 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 351 (21.44%) Firewall
2 211 (12.89%) TCP/IP
3 187 (11.42%) DNS
4 163 (9.96%) WAN
5 146 (8.92%) HTTP
6 145 (8.86%) SSL
7 143 (8.74%) LAN
8 127 (7.76%) Wireless
9 126 (7.70%) Intranet
10 123 (7.51%) VPN
11 87 (5.31%) MPLS
12 83 (5.07%) Network Security
13 80 (4.89%) DHCP
14 66 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
15 60 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 57 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
17 53 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
18 49 (2.99%) FTP
19 42 (2.57%) BGP
20 41 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.15%) Relational Database
3 59 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 52 (3.18%) NoSQL
5 47 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (2.57%) Big Data
8 41 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 40 (2.44%) MySQL
10 36 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 34 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.89%) Oracle Database
13 27 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 26 (1.59%) Redis
15 24 (1.47%) DB2
16 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
17 13 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (0.61%) MS Access
18 10 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 102 (6.23%) Jenkins
2 92 (5.62%) Git (software)
3 81 (4.95%) JIRA
4 52 (3.18%) Subversion
5 43 (2.63%) Hudson
6 41 (2.50%) Maven
7 39 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 30 (1.83%) JUnit
9 29 (1.77%) Mockito
10 28 (1.71%) Gradle
11 26 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (1.47%) Selenium
13 19 (1.16%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.04%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.04%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.92%) Ant
16 12 (0.73%) NUnit
17 11 (0.67%) Gitweb
18 10 (0.61%) SpecFlow
19 9 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 263 (16.07%) Finance
2 126 (7.70%) Telecoms
3 100 (6.11%) Banking
4 59 (3.60%) Marketing
5 53 (3.24%) Retail
6 42 (2.57%) Billing
7 38 (2.32%) Publishing
8 25 (1.53%) Law
9 24 (1.47%) Legal
10 19 (1.16%) Back Office
11 17 (1.04%) Advertising
12 16 (0.98%) Electronics
12 16 (0.98%) German Language
13 15 (0.92%) Games
14 13 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.67%) Front Office
15 11 (0.67%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.49%) French Language
16 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 278 (16.98%) Developer
2 243 (14.84%) Analyst
3 189 (11.55%) Architect
4 94 (5.74%) Support Engineer
5 90 (5.50%) Network Engineer
6 84 (5.13%) Consultant
7 68 (4.15%) Project Manager
8 67 (4.09%) Java Developer
9 58 (3.54%) Administrator
9 58 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
10 57 (3.48%) Technical Architect
11 50 (3.05%) Support Analyst
12 49 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 47 (2.87%) Designer
14 44 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support
15 42 (2.57%) Service Analyst
16 41 (2.50%) Python Developer
17 40 (2.44%) Business Analyst
17 40 (2.44%) Desktop Support
18 38 (2.32%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (12.71%) HTML
2 177 (10.81%) .NET
3 166 (10.14%) CSS
4 151 (9.22%) Web Services
5 88 (5.38%) REST
6 76 (4.64%) AngularJS
7 72 (4.40%) XML
8 71 (4.34%) ASP.NET
9 67 (4.09%) JSON
10 61 (3.73%) HTML5
11 58 (3.54%) jQuery
12 57 (3.48%) Ajax
13 51 (3.12%) Spring
14 49 (2.99%) .NET Framework
15 42 (2.57%) 802.1X
16 39 (2.38%) CSS3
16 39 (2.38%) J2EE
17 37 (2.26%) SOAP
18 36 (2.20%) Middleware
19 32 (1.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 152 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 126 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (7.33%) Management Information System
4 74 (4.52%) User Experience
5 71 (4.34%) Computer Science
6 61 (3.73%) Internet of Things
7 53 (3.24%) Blackberry
8 43 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 34 (2.08%) PKI
10 31 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.83%) Online Banking
11 30 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
12 28 (1.71%) Cryptography
12 28 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.53%) Social Media
14 23 (1.41%) Wiki
15 20 (1.22%) Clustering
16 19 (1.16%) CESG
17 18 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 18 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 478 (29.20%) Windows
2 264 (16.13%) Linux
3 174 (10.63%) Windows Server
4 166 (10.14%) Unix
5 83 (5.07%) Windows 7
6 65 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 55 (3.36%) Windows XP
9 49 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 30 (1.83%) Android
12 29 (1.77%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.77%) Windows 8
13 24 (1.47%) Windows Vista
14 18 (1.10%) Windows 2000
15 15 (0.92%) AIX
15 15 (0.92%) Windows 10
16 13 (0.79%) CentOS
17 11 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (14.23%) ITIL
3 150 (9.16%) Project Management
4 145 (8.86%) TDD
5 141 (8.61%) Scrum
6 122 (7.45%) Migration
7 102 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (6.17%) Configuration Management
9 95 (5.80%) DevOps
10 88 (5.38%) Software Engineering
11 81 (4.95%) E-Commerce
12 77 (4.70%) Change Management
13 73 (4.46%) Incident Management
14 70 (4.28%) Open Source
15 69 (4.22%) Service Management
16 67 (4.09%) Information Security
16 67 (4.09%) Web Development
17 64 (3.91%) Load Balancing
17 64 (3.91%) MVC
18 62 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (17.35%) Java
2 238 (14.54%) JavaScript
3 169 (10.32%) SQL
4 142 (8.67%) Python
5 123 (7.51%) C#
6 99 (6.05%) PowerShell
7 71 (4.34%) Perl
8 62 (3.79%) C++
9 60 (3.67%) C
10 58 (3.54%) Ruby
11 48 (2.93%) Bash Shell
12 41 (2.50%) PHP
13 31 (1.89%) VB
14 30 (1.83%) Scala
15 27 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 26 (1.59%) VBScript
17 22 (1.34%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.22%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.92%) PL/SQL
20 12 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 151 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 143 (8.74%) Degree
3 113 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 71 (4.34%) CCNP
6 63 (3.85%) CISSP
7 53 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (3.12%) CCNA
9 36 (2.20%) DV Cleared
10 35 (2.14%) CCIE
11 26 (1.59%) MCSE
12 20 (1.22%) CESG Certified Professional
12 20 (1.22%) MCP
13 17 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.98%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.92%) MCSA
16 13 (0.79%) ISEB
17 12 (0.73%) CEH
17 12 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.76%) SLA
2 60 (3.67%) QA
3 47 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 19 (1.16%) RMADS
6 18 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.61%) COBIT
8 8 (0.49%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.12%) WCAG
12 1 (0.061%) COSO
12 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.061%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 220 (13.44%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.69%) UAG
4 27 (1.65%) Docker
5 24 (1.47%) ISA Server
6 22 (1.34%) XenApp
7 21 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 20 (1.22%) vSphere
9 19 (1.16%) Firmware
10 18 (1.10%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.86%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.73%) Sendmail
13 8 (0.49%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.43%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.37%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.31%) vCloud
17 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
17 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 65 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
2 64 (3.91%) Puppet
3 43 (2.63%) SCCM
4 24 (1.47%) Ansible
5 23 (1.41%) WSUS
6 16 (0.98%) DameWare
6 16 (0.98%) StatsD
7 15 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.73%) Nagios
9 11 (0.67%) OpenView
10 10 (0.61%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (0.49%) Graphite
12 8 (0.49%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.43%) Opsview
13 7 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.37%) Nessus
14 6 (0.37%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.37%) SCOM
14 6 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 340 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 254 (15.52%) Cisco
3 182 (11.12%) Oracle
4 124 (7.57%) Citrix
5 118 (7.21%) VMware
6 90 (5.50%) HP
7 74 (4.52%) F5
8 70 (4.28%) Adobe
9 55 (3.36%) CheckPoint
9 55 (3.36%) Red Hat
10 47 (2.87%) Lotus
11 45 (2.75%) IBM
12 44 (2.69%) Juniper
13 36 (2.20%) Palo Alto
14 35 (2.14%) Symantec
15 28 (1.71%) Dell
16 27 (1.65%) SolarWinds
17 25 (1.53%) Blue Coat
18 23 (1.41%) Apple
18 23 (1.41%) Google
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