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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 118 137 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -48
Contract jobs citing Internet 869 749 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.77% 1.56% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.84% 11.90% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 464 528
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £311
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 44 76
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £26.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -11.86%
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
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 £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 372 £425 +6.25% 134
South East +11 198 £350 +27.27% 71
North West -10 58 £500 -6.54% 45
Yorkshire +7 50 £408 +43.61% 11
East of England +2 49 £350 -15.66% 40
West Midlands +19 41 £425 +217.75% 23
East Midlands +7 29 £300 -24.05% 6
South West -21 28 £375 - 37
North East +5 19 £311 -7.78% 4
Midlands - 2 £450 - 2
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 432 (26.34%) Windows
2 319 (19.45%) Finance
3 314 (19.15%) HTML
4 313 (19.09%) Java
5 311 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
6 300 (18.29%) Microsoft
7 281 (17.13%) Linux
8 265 (16.16%) JavaScript
9 262 (15.98%) Firewall
10 247 (15.06%) Cisco
11 239 (14.57%) SQL
12 212 (12.93%) WAN
13 205 (12.50%) CSS
14 198 (12.07%) Web Services
14 198 (12.07%) TCP/IP
15 196 (11.95%) Oracle
16 190 (11.59%) LAN
17 188 (11.46%) Active Directory
18 174 (10.61%) UNIX
18 174 (10.61%) Telecoms
19 172 (10.49%) ITIL
19 172 (10.49%) VPN
20 170 (10.37%) XML
21 169 (10.30%) DNS
21 169 (10.30%) Degree
22 159 (9.70%) .NET
22 159 (9.70%) Security Cleared
23 154 (9.39%) MS Office
24 150 (9.15%) Banking
25 143 (8.72%) MS Excel

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (5.98%) IIS
2 94 (5.73%) Apache
3 83 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 71 (4.33%) Tomcat
5 65 (3.96%) MS Exchange
6 63 (3.84%) WebLogic
7 41 (2.50%) Node.js
8 39 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (1.77%) CMS
12 25 (1.52%) OpenStack
13 24 (1.46%) Lync
13 24 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 19 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (1.16%) JBoss
14 19 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 16 (0.98%) Confluence
16 15 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 154 (9.39%) MS Office
2 143 (8.72%) MS Excel
3 37 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 33 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.79%) MS Project
8 11 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.30%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.18%) ImageReady
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.061%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.061%) InDesign
13 1 (0.061%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 8 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (0.30%) assyst
3 5 (0.30%) Summit
3 5 (0.30%) Tridion
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.24%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.18%) RMDS
6 1 (0.061%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 82 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.46%) Office 365
2 24 (1.46%) IaaS
3 23 (1.40%) SaaS
4 19 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 16 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.79%) PaaS
8 12 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.43%) Route 53
12 5 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.12%) Heroku
16 1 (0.061%) GitHub
16 1 (0.061%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 262 (15.98%) Firewall
2 212 (12.93%) WAN
3 198 (12.07%) TCP/IP
4 190 (11.59%) LAN
5 172 (10.49%) VPN
6 169 (10.30%) DNS
7 122 (7.44%) Intranet
8 118 (7.20%) Wireless
9 107 (6.52%) Network Security
10 104 (6.34%) MPLS
11 103 (6.28%) HTTP
12 88 (5.37%) SSL
13 84 (5.12%) BGP
14 80 (4.88%) DHCP
15 79 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
16 78 (4.76%) Ethernet
17 56 (3.41%) IPsec
17 56 (3.41%) OSPF
18 55 (3.35%) VLAN
19 52 (3.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.67%) MySQL
3 87 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 83 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 60 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 56 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 48 (2.93%) RDBMS
8 45 (2.74%) Hadoop
9 42 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (2.32%) Big Data
11 28 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (1.34%) Redis
16 16 (0.98%) Data Mining
17 15 (0.91%) DB2
18 13 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 111 (6.77%) Subversion
2 98 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 73 (4.45%) Jenkins
4 66 (4.02%) JUnit
5 53 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 50 (3.05%) JIRA
7 45 (2.74%) Selenium
8 43 (2.62%) Visual Studio
9 34 (2.07%) Mockito
10 31 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (1.71%) Ant
12 24 (1.46%) Eclipse
12 24 (1.46%) Maven
13 20 (1.22%) Mercurial
13 20 (1.22%) Gradle
14 17 (1.04%) WebDriver
15 16 (0.98%) Grunt
16 15 (0.91%) Jasmine
17 13 (0.79%) Toad
18 12 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 319 (19.45%) Finance
2 174 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 150 (9.15%) Banking
4 85 (5.18%) Marketing
5 62 (3.78%) Publishing
6 56 (3.41%) Retail
7 47 (2.87%) Legal
8 42 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.77%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.71%) Law
11 25 (1.52%) Multimedia
12 24 (1.46%) Games
12 24 (1.46%) German Language
13 21 (1.28%) Retail Banking
13 21 (1.28%) Back Office
14 19 (1.16%) Manufacturing
15 17 (1.04%) Electronics
16 15 (0.91%) Advertising
17 14 (0.85%) Billing
17 14 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 351 (21.40%) Developer
2 213 (12.99%) Analyst
3 144 (8.78%) Architect
4 113 (6.89%) Network Engineer
5 88 (5.37%) Java Developer
6 83 (5.06%) Consultant
7 81 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 63 (3.84%) Support Engineer
9 50 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
10 47 (2.87%) Service Analyst
11 46 (2.80%) Service Desk Analyst
12 42 (2.56%) Administrator
12 42 (2.56%) Support Analyst
13 40 (2.44%) Technical Architect
13 40 (2.44%) Software Engineer
13 40 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 36 (2.20%) Web Developer
14 36 (2.20%) Designer
15 35 (2.13%) Business Analyst
16 31 (1.89%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (19.15%) HTML
2 205 (12.50%) CSS
3 198 (12.07%) Web Services
4 170 (10.37%) XML
5 159 (9.70%) .NET
6 122 (7.44%) HTML5
7 106 (6.46%) jQuery
8 102 (6.22%) RESTful
9 92 (5.61%) JSON
10 89 (5.43%) REST
11 73 (4.45%) J2EE
12 72 (4.39%) AngularJS
13 66 (4.02%) CSS3
14 62 (3.78%) Ajax
14 62 (3.78%) Spring
15 54 (3.29%) XSLT
16 52 (3.17%) ASP.NET
17 48 (2.93%) SOAP
18 33 (2.01%) EJB
19 30 (1.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.04%) User Experience
3 87 (5.30%) Open Source
4 62 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 57 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 54 (3.29%) PKI
7 53 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 50 (3.05%) Online Banking
9 42 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 35 (2.13%) RIA
11 33 (2.01%) Clustering
12 31 (1.89%) Blackberry
13 30 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
13 30 (1.83%) Internet of Things
14 25 (1.52%) Visualisation
15 21 (1.28%) Social Media
16 19 (1.16%) Replication
16 19 (1.16%) DTV
17 18 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 432 (26.34%) Windows
2 281 (17.13%) Linux
3 174 (10.61%) UNIX
4 105 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (6.28%) Windows 7
6 68 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 41 (2.50%) Android
9 41 (2.50%) Solaris
10 36 (2.20%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.59%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.73%) CentOS
14 9 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.55%) SUSE
15 8 (0.49%) AIX
16 7 (0.43%) HPUX
17 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (10.49%) ITIL
3 141 (8.60%) Scrum
3 141 (8.60%) TDD
4 130 (7.93%) OO
5 117 (7.13%) Project Management
6 107 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 105 (6.40%) E-Commerce
8 96 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (5.37%) Migration
10 87 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 81 (4.94%) SOA
12 77 (4.70%) Analytics
13 70 (4.27%) Web Development
14 67 (4.09%) BDD
15 64 (3.90%) MVC
15 64 (3.90%) Service Delivery
16 59 (3.60%) DevOps
17 58 (3.54%) Change Control
18 54 (3.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 313 (19.09%) Java
2 265 (16.16%) JavaScript
3 239 (14.57%) SQL
4 140 (8.54%) Python
5 101 (6.16%) PHP
6 92 (5.61%) C#
7 73 (4.45%) Perl
8 68 (4.15%) Ruby
9 42 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 33 (2.01%) C
10 33 (2.01%) T-SQL
11 32 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.89%) C++
13 30 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.10%) XQuery
15 17 (1.04%) VB
16 16 (0.98%) XPath
16 16 (0.98%) Clojure
17 15 (0.91%) VBScript
17 15 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 169 (10.30%) Degree
2 159 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 125 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 82 (5.00%) CCNA
6 77 (4.70%) CCNP
7 70 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (2.99%) MCSE
9 41 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 33 (2.01%) CISSP
11 20 (1.22%) MCP
11 20 (1.22%) MCITP
12 17 (1.04%) HNC
13 15 (0.91%) ISEB
14 14 (0.85%) CCIE
15 13 (0.79%) MCSA
15 13 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.67%) MCTS
17 9 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.76%) QA
2 59 (3.60%) SLA
3 22 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.18%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.061%) FATCA
10 1 (0.061%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.061%) EMIR
10 1 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.061%) WAI
System Software
1 188 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 94 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.50%) vSphere
4 33 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.46%) XenApp
6 22 (1.34%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.79%) vCloud
7 13 (0.79%) Terminal Services
8 12 (0.73%) Firmware
9 11 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 10 (0.61%) ISA Server
10 10 (0.61%) ProxySG
10 10 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (0.55%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.43%) Docker
12 7 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.37%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (3.48%) Puppet
2 41 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (2.13%) SCCM
4 19 (1.16%) Vagrant
4 19 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.10%) Nagios
6 13 (0.79%) ZABBIX
6 13 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
6 13 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 10 (0.61%) Ansible
7 10 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
8 9 (0.55%) HAProxy
8 9 (0.55%) SCOM
8 9 (0.55%) Data Guard
8 9 (0.55%) TrustSec
8 9 (0.55%) Salt
8 9 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.49%) StatsD
10 7 (0.43%) OpenView
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 300 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 247 (15.06%) Cisco
3 196 (11.95%) Oracle
4 136 (8.29%) VMware
5 81 (4.94%) Citrix
6 74 (4.51%) CheckPoint
7 69 (4.21%) F5
8 66 (4.02%) HP
9 62 (3.78%) Red Hat
10 57 (3.48%) Juniper
11 46 (2.80%) IBM
12 42 (2.56%) Google
13 38 (2.32%) Adobe
14 36 (2.20%) CA
15 35 (2.13%) SolarWinds
15 35 (2.13%) EMC
16 31 (1.89%) Apple
17 24 (1.46%) Perforce
17 24 (1.46%) NetApp
18 23 (1.40%) SAP
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £270.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stratospherec
Rate: Unspecified Top end market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago