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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 129 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 835 886 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 2.06% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.55% 13.54% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 530 636
Average daily rate £375 £353 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 69 71
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.90 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £135.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -40 400 £400 - 152
South East -9 187 £338 -3.57% 91
South West +4 59 £375 -6.13% 26
North West -7 56 £493 +45.92% 29
East of England -13 45 £325 -0.76% 42
Yorkshire -38 33 £250 -16.66% 27
West Midlands -31 20 £198 -36.56% 16
East Midlands -12 17 £125 -52.38% 14
North East -17 11 £285 - 4
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 439 (25.43%) Windows
2 370 (21.44%) Microsoft
3 319 (18.48%) Finance
4 307 (17.79%) Java
5 303 (17.56%) HTML
6 284 (16.45%) JavaScript
7 235 (13.62%) SQL
8 224 (12.98%) Linux
9 214 (12.40%) CSS
10 207 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
11 204 (11.82%) XML
12 201 (11.65%) SQL Server
13 199 (11.53%) Web Services
14 196 (11.36%) Active Directory
14 196 (11.36%) Banking
15 195 (11.30%) Project Management
16 194 (11.24%) Oracle
17 191 (11.07%) E-Commerce
18 187 (10.83%) Degree
19 183 (10.60%) MS Excel
20 181 (10.49%) .NET
21 180 (10.43%) TCP/IP
22 179 (10.37%) ITIL
23 176 (10.20%) MS Office
24 168 (9.73%) WAN
24 168 (9.73%) Firewall
25 160 (9.27%) Telecoms
25 160 (9.27%) Cisco
26 158 (9.15%) LAN
27 151 (8.75%) Intranet

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 123 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 105 (6.08%) IIS
3 81 (4.69%) Apache
3 81 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 67 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 61 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 54 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 49 (2.84%) Tomcat
8 48 (2.78%) CMS
9 45 (2.61%) WebLogic
10 42 (2.43%) Node.js
11 33 (1.91%) Lync
12 32 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
13 28 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 25 (1.45%) TeamSite
14 25 (1.45%) IBM Notes
15 24 (1.39%) SAS
16 23 (1.33%) MQSeries
17 22 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 183 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 176 (10.20%) MS Office
3 31 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.04%) MS Project
6 13 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.17%) Mingle
11 3 (0.17%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.17%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.12%) SPSS
12 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.12%) Vectorworks
13 1 (0.058%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.058%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 19 (1.10%) Tridion
2 18 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.64%) assyst
4 8 (0.46%) Maximo
4 8 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.29%) RiskWrite
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.29%) Summit
8 4 (0.23%) Magento
9 2 (0.12%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.12%) RMDS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.058%) Eikon
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.04%) SaaS
2 18 (1.04%) Office 365
3 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.23%) GitHub
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.058%) IaaS
8 1 (0.058%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.058%) Joyent
8 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 180 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 168 (9.73%) WAN
2 168 (9.73%) Firewall
3 158 (9.15%) LAN
4 151 (8.75%) Intranet
5 148 (8.57%) DNS
6 143 (8.29%) VPN
7 112 (6.49%) HTTP
8 69 (4.00%) MPLS
9 58 (3.36%) VoIP
9 58 (3.36%) Wireless
10 56 (3.24%) SSL
11 54 (3.13%) DHCP
12 48 (2.78%) SAN
12 48 (2.78%) Ethernet
13 47 (2.72%) Network Security
14 45 (2.61%) BGP
15 41 (2.38%) FTP
16 40 (2.32%) SMTP
17 37 (2.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 71 (4.11%) DB2
4 63 (3.65%) MySQL
5 50 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 49 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 25 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.22%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.93%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.52%) Big Data
16 9 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 87 (5.04%) Subversion
2 51 (2.95%) Selenium
3 48 (2.78%) Ant
4 42 (2.43%) JUnit
5 38 (2.20%) JIRA
6 36 (2.09%) Visual Studio
7 35 (2.03%) Eclipse
7 35 (2.03%) Maven
8 32 (1.85%) Git (software)
9 30 (1.74%) Jenkins
10 25 (1.45%) Log4j
11 22 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 20 (1.16%) Hudson
13 19 (1.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 15 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (0.87%) SoapUI
15 13 (0.75%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.64%) QUnit
16 11 (0.64%) SpecFlow
17 8 (0.46%) Axure RP
General
1 319 (18.48%) Finance
2 196 (11.36%) Banking
3 160 (9.27%) Telecoms
4 119 (6.89%) Retail
5 76 (4.40%) Marketing
6 53 (3.07%) Financial Institution
7 44 (2.55%) Legal
7 44 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 36 (2.09%) Advertising
9 35 (2.03%) Games
10 33 (1.91%) Retail Banking
11 28 (1.62%) Back Office
12 25 (1.45%) Publishing
13 17 (0.98%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.93%) Law
15 14 (0.81%) French Language
15 14 (0.81%) Local Government
16 13 (0.75%) Front Office
17 12 (0.70%) German Language
17 12 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 368 (21.32%) Developer
2 240 (13.90%) Analyst
3 155 (8.98%) Architect
4 103 (5.97%) Project Manager
5 79 (4.58%) Consultant
5 79 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
6 75 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 71 (4.11%) Java Developer
8 70 (4.06%) Business Analyst
9 66 (3.82%) Web Developer
10 64 (3.71%) Network Engineer
11 58 (3.36%) Software Engineer
12 52 (3.01%) Administrator
12 52 (3.01%) Support Analyst
13 51 (2.95%) Designer
14 48 (2.78%) Service Analyst
15 42 (2.43%) .NET Developer
16 39 (2.26%) Service Desk Analyst
17 38 (2.20%) Desktop Support
18 31 (1.80%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (17.56%) HTML
2 214 (12.40%) CSS
3 204 (11.82%) XML
4 199 (11.53%) Web Services
5 181 (10.49%) .NET
6 139 (8.05%) jQuery
7 119 (6.89%) HTML5
8 100 (5.79%) J2EE
9 87 (5.04%) Ajax
10 73 (4.23%) REST
11 69 (4.00%) SOAP
12 67 (3.88%) ASP.NET
13 66 (3.82%) Spring
14 64 (3.71%) JSON
15 61 (3.53%) CSS3
16 60 (3.48%) XSLT
17 53 (3.07%) Middleware
18 52 (3.01%) Struts
18 52 (3.01%) JSP
19 45 (2.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (5.45%) Online Banking
2 86 (4.98%) Blackberry
3 83 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 82 (4.75%) Client/Server
5 56 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 55 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 51 (2.95%) RIA
8 38 (2.20%) Open Source
9 35 (2.03%) DataPower
10 34 (1.97%) Mobile Banking
11 29 (1.68%) Clustering
12 28 (1.62%) Web 2.0
13 27 (1.56%) Firmware
14 23 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (1.22%) Statistics
15 21 (1.22%) IPTV
16 19 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (1.10%) New Media
16 19 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 439 (25.43%) Windows
2 224 (12.98%) Linux
3 140 (8.11%) UNIX
4 130 (7.53%) Windows 7
5 117 (6.78%) Windows XP
6 114 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 68 (3.94%) Solaris
9 39 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 39 (2.26%) Android
10 26 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (1.27%) Windows Vista
11 22 (1.27%) AIX
11 22 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 20 (1.16%) HPUX
13 16 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.58%) zOS
15 8 (0.46%) Windows NT
15 8 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (11.30%) Project Management
3 191 (11.07%) E-Commerce
4 179 (10.37%) ITIL
5 119 (6.89%) OO
6 117 (6.78%) Scrum
7 115 (6.66%) TDD
8 105 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 101 (5.85%) Software Engineering
10 100 (5.79%) Web Development
11 89 (5.16%) Migration
12 88 (5.10%) Content Management
13 79 (4.58%) MVC
14 77 (4.46%) PRINCE2
15 71 (4.11%) Change Management
16 65 (3.77%) BDD
17 56 (3.24%) Service Management
18 55 (3.19%) Load Balancing
19 54 (3.13%) UML
20 51 (2.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 307 (17.79%) Java
2 284 (16.45%) JavaScript
3 235 (13.62%) SQL
4 128 (7.42%) PHP
5 111 (6.43%) C#
6 96 (5.56%) C
7 90 (5.21%) Python
8 88 (5.10%) Perl
9 70 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 69 (4.00%) C++
11 57 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 55 (3.19%) Ruby
13 33 (1.91%) XPath
14 26 (1.51%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.27%) VBScript
17 17 (0.98%) XQuery
18 16 (0.93%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.93%) VB.NET
19 14 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 187 (10.83%) Degree
2 114 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 71 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (3.13%) CCNP
7 41 (2.38%) MCSE
8 40 (2.32%) CCNA
9 35 (2.03%) ISEB
10 33 (1.91%) DV Cleared
11 26 (1.51%) MCP
12 17 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 17 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
13 16 (0.93%) CISSP
14 14 (0.81%) MCDST
15 12 (0.70%) CCIE
15 12 (0.70%) APMP
16 11 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.58%) MCITP
17 10 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.98%) QA
2 42 (2.43%) SLA
3 13 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.46%) WCAG
6 8 (0.46%) WAI
7 5 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.29%) FATCA
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 196 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 68 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.62%) vSphere
3 28 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.87%) XenApp
5 13 (0.75%) Varnish
5 13 (0.75%) Squid
6 12 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (0.58%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.35%) UAG
9 6 (0.35%) KVM
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.23%) NFS
12 3 (0.17%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 85 (4.92%) SCCM
2 37 (2.14%) Tivoli
3 28 (1.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 27 (1.56%) SCOM
5 25 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (1.27%) WSUS
7 17 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 15 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 14 (0.81%) Puppet
10 14 (0.81%) Data Guard
10 14 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
12 12 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.58%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.58%) SCDPM
14 8 (0.46%) Nagios
14 8 (0.46%) MOM
15 7 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 370 (21.44%) Microsoft
2 194 (11.24%) Oracle
3 160 (9.27%) Cisco
4 109 (6.32%) Citrix
5 105 (6.08%) VMware
6 99 (5.74%) HP
7 66 (3.82%) IBM
8 50 (2.90%) Juniper
9 47 (2.72%) Adobe
10 42 (2.43%) ATG
11 33 (1.91%) Google
12 31 (1.80%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.62%) Symantec
13 28 (1.62%) LogLogic
14 26 (1.51%) Lotus
15 25 (1.45%) F5
16 23 (1.33%) Endeca
17 22 (1.27%) JBoss
17 22 (1.27%) Sun
17 22 (1.27%) Twitter
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