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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 136 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 826 963 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 2.03% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.00% 14.88% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 547 523
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 73 70
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £27.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.59 £14.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-10.07% -15.53%
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
7507 6471 7450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.41% 13.61% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4393 3622 3667
Average daily rate £365 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 446 583
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.18 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -42 333 £413 +3.12% 112
South East +18 283 £360 +4.34% 75
South West -28 52 £500 +42.85% 29
North West -34 37 £345 -8.00% 24
Yorkshire -15 35 £325 +8.33% 30
East of England -41 34 £350 -12.50% 34
West Midlands -18 27 £375 +11.11% 12
East Midlands -5 20 £385 +54.00% 7
North East -35 5 £325 +66.66% 5
Midlands - - - - 1
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 429 (23.94%) Windows
2 369 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 348 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (17.75%) Linux
5 290 (16.18%) Finance
6 286 (15.96%) HTML
7 280 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 272 (15.18%) SQL
9 271 (15.12%) Firewall
10 267 (14.90%) Java
11 234 (13.06%) Cisco
12 212 (11.83%) ITIL
13 210 (11.72%) XML
14 205 (11.44%) CSS
15 203 (11.33%) Degree
16 200 (11.16%) MS Excel
17 198 (11.05%) Telecoms
18 194 (10.83%) Web Services
19 192 (10.71%) WAN
20 190 (10.60%) MS Office
20 190 (10.60%) LAN
21 177 (9.88%) Intranet
22 174 (9.71%) TCP/IP
22 174 (9.71%) Active Directory
23 171 (9.54%) DNS
23 171 (9.54%) SQL Server
23 171 (9.54%) Project Management
24 161 (8.98%) Oracle
25 159 (8.87%) UNIX
26 158 (8.82%) .NET

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 158 (8.82%) Apache
2 143 (7.98%) IIS
3 98 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 83 (4.63%) MS Exchange
5 76 (4.24%) CMS
6 60 (3.35%) Tomcat
7 49 (2.73%) WebSphere
8 41 (2.29%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (1.56%) Node.js
11 24 (1.34%) Lync
12 23 (1.28%) JBoss
13 21 (1.17%) OpenStack
14 20 (1.12%) IBM Notes
14 20 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 19 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
16 18 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
17 16 (0.89%) Apache Solr
18 15 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 200 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 190 (10.60%) MS Office
3 41 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.84%) MS Project
6 15 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.17%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.11%) SPSS
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.056%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.00%) assyst
2 13 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.45%) Summit
4 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.39%) Magento
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.28%) Misys Midas
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.01%) SaaS
3 20 (1.12%) Office 365
4 14 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.73%) GitHub
6 12 (0.67%) IaaS
6 12 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.33%) PaaS
9 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.11%) Heroku
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.11%) Force.com
11 1 (0.056%) Route 53
11 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.056%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.056%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 271 (15.12%) Firewall
2 192 (10.71%) WAN
3 190 (10.60%) LAN
4 177 (9.88%) Intranet
5 174 (9.71%) TCP/IP
6 171 (9.54%) DNS
7 142 (7.92%) VPN
8 100 (5.58%) Network Security
9 97 (5.41%) HTTP
10 87 (4.85%) BGP
11 77 (4.30%) DHCP
12 74 (4.13%) MPLS
13 70 (3.91%) Wireless
14 67 (3.74%) SSL
15 65 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
16 63 (3.52%) OSPF
17 62 (3.46%) SAN
18 59 (3.29%) Broadband
19 58 (3.24%) Ethernet
20 54 (3.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 114 (6.36%) MySQL
3 53 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 53 (2.96%) NoSQL
4 48 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (2.18%) DB2
7 33 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 17 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.84%) Big Data
13 15 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.67%) MarkLogic
16 9 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.39%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 84 (4.69%) Subversion
2 78 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 72 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 62 (3.46%) Maven
5 44 (2.46%) JIRA
6 42 (2.34%) Eclipse
7 39 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 33 (1.84%) JUnit
9 28 (1.56%) Selenium
9 28 (1.56%) Grunt
10 27 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (1.00%) Ant
13 15 (0.84%) FitNesse
14 14 (0.78%) Mockito
14 14 (0.78%) Bower
15 12 (0.67%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.61%) PHPUnit
17 10 (0.56%) TeamCity
18 9 (0.50%) RSpec
General
1 290 (16.18%) Finance
2 198 (11.05%) Telecoms
3 132 (7.37%) Banking
4 100 (5.58%) Retail
5 83 (4.63%) Marketing
6 82 (4.58%) Publishing
7 42 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 38 (2.12%) Billing
9 37 (2.06%) Games
10 33 (1.84%) Legal
11 26 (1.45%) Investment Banking
12 23 (1.28%) Law
13 22 (1.23%) Back Office
13 22 (1.23%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.84%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.78%) Automotive
16 14 (0.78%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.67%) German Language
17 12 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 377 (21.04%) Developer
2 244 (13.62%) Analyst
3 220 (12.28%) Architect
4 94 (5.25%) Project Manager
5 88 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
6 86 (4.80%) Support Engineer
7 74 (4.13%) Consultant
8 71 (3.96%) Network Engineer
9 67 (3.74%) Java Developer
10 56 (3.13%) Web Developer
11 52 (2.90%) Senior Developer
12 51 (2.85%) Support Analyst
13 49 (2.73%) Administrator
14 43 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
15 39 (2.18%) Service Analyst
16 37 (2.06%) Security Analyst
16 37 (2.06%) Front-End Developer
17 36 (2.01%) Security Architect
17 36 (2.01%) Security Engineer
18 35 (1.95%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (15.96%) HTML
2 210 (11.72%) XML
3 205 (11.44%) CSS
4 194 (10.83%) Web Services
5 158 (8.82%) .NET
6 111 (6.19%) HTML5
7 107 (5.97%) jQuery
8 100 (5.58%) J2EE
9 86 (4.80%) REST
10 83 (4.63%) JSON
11 77 (4.30%) Spring
12 74 (4.13%) XSLT
13 69 (3.85%) ASP.NET
13 69 (3.85%) RESTful
14 63 (3.52%) CSS3
15 55 (3.07%) SOAP
16 50 (2.79%) Ajax
17 42 (2.34%) AngularJS
18 41 (2.29%) Hibernate
19 37 (2.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (6.19%) Open Source
2 102 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 80 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 72 (4.02%) Blackberry
6 70 (3.91%) User Experience
7 57 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 44 (2.46%) PKI
9 43 (2.40%) Client/Server
9 43 (2.40%) Clustering
10 38 (2.12%) Online Banking
11 28 (1.56%) RIA
12 27 (1.51%) Social Media
13 24 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
14 23 (1.28%) DTV
15 22 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
16 20 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (1.12%) iPad
17 17 (0.95%) New Media
17 17 (0.95%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 429 (23.94%) Windows
2 318 (17.75%) Linux
3 159 (8.87%) UNIX
4 117 (6.53%) Windows 7
5 112 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (4.69%) Windows XP
8 53 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (2.40%) Android
10 37 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 37 (2.06%) Windows 8
11 34 (1.90%) CentOS
12 33 (1.84%) Solaris
13 29 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 25 (1.40%) Ubuntu
15 22 (1.23%) SUSE
15 22 (1.23%) AIX
16 21 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
17 19 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (11.83%) ITIL
3 171 (9.54%) Project Management
4 158 (8.82%) Scrum
5 146 (8.15%) TDD
6 129 (7.20%) E-Commerce
7 122 (6.81%) OO
8 96 (5.36%) Content Management
9 93 (5.19%) Migration
9 93 (5.19%) Web Development
10 90 (5.02%) Load Balancing
11 77 (4.30%) MVC
12 76 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (4.07%) SOA
14 70 (3.91%) DevOps
15 69 (3.85%) Service Delivery
16 67 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 65 (3.63%) Service Management
18 63 (3.52%) PRINCE2
19 59 (3.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 272 (15.18%) SQL
3 267 (14.90%) Java
4 148 (8.26%) Python
5 97 (5.41%) Perl
6 95 (5.30%) PHP
7 74 (4.13%) C#
8 65 (3.63%) C
8 65 (3.63%) Ruby
9 50 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 49 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.18%) VBScript
12 36 (2.01%) C++
12 36 (2.01%) XQuery
13 26 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.06%) VB
14 19 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.00%) PHP5
16 17 (0.95%) Clojure
17 13 (0.73%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 203 (11.33%) Degree
2 146 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 101 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (4.74%) SC Cleared
5 70 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (3.18%) CISSP
7 55 (3.07%) DV Cleared
8 54 (3.01%) CCNP
9 53 (2.96%) MCSE
10 45 (2.51%) CCNA
11 44 (2.46%) MCP
12 21 (1.17%) CEH
13 20 (1.12%) GIAC
14 18 (1.00%) CCIE
15 15 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.78%) MCITP
17 13 (0.73%) MCDST
17 13 (0.73%) CISA
18 11 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.36%) QA
2 60 (3.35%) SLA
3 53 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.34%) ISO 9001
5 21 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.45%) COBIT
8 6 (0.33%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.22%) WCAG
9 4 (0.22%) WAI
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.11%) BS7799
10 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.056%) GCP
11 1 (0.056%) Section 508
11 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
System Software
1 174 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 99 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.23%) vSphere
4 27 (1.51%) VMware ESX
5 22 (1.23%) vCloud
6 21 (1.17%) XenApp
7 18 (1.00%) Firmware
8 17 (0.95%) FreeRADIUS
9 15 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.73%) ProxySG
11 12 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (0.56%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.56%) Squid
13 8 (0.45%) Snort
13 8 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.39%) Varnish
14 7 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.33%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 72 (4.02%) Puppet
2 48 (2.68%) SCCM
3 44 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (1.84%) SCOM
5 24 (1.34%) Nagios
6 21 (1.17%) Zenoss
7 20 (1.12%) ZABBIX
8 15 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
9 13 (0.73%) Kibana
9 13 (0.73%) Graylog2
9 13 (0.73%) WMI
10 12 (0.67%) OpenView
11 11 (0.61%) Vagrant
12 9 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.50%) OVSD
13 8 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.45%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
14 7 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 369 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 234 (13.06%) Cisco
3 161 (8.98%) Oracle
4 145 (8.09%) VMware
5 112 (6.25%) Citrix
6 105 (5.86%) CheckPoint
7 70 (3.91%) Google
8 65 (3.63%) F5
9 64 (3.57%) Juniper
10 61 (3.40%) IBM
11 60 (3.35%) Red Hat
12 58 (3.24%) HP
13 40 (2.23%) Adobe
14 35 (1.95%) Facebook
14 35 (1.95%) Twitter
15 30 (1.67%) Blue Coat
15 30 (1.67%) Remedy
16 28 (1.56%) Lotus
16 28 (1.56%) Perforce
17 27 (1.51%) EMC
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Etonwood
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago