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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 121 136 102
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs citing Internet 884 780 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.58% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 12.17% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 446 483
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 63
Average hourly rate £17.45 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.94 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £33.45 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.58 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +5.26%
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
7430 6408 6442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.71% 12.99% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4118 3376 3225
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 395 550
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +11 398 £413 +3.12% 132
South East +16 233 £350 +4.47% 83
North West +6 68 £400 +20.75% 51
East of England +17 49 £388 +10.71% 30
West Midlands +14 40 £475 +38.68% 18
Yorkshire -11 34 £378 +30.17% 32
South West -25 20 £338 -20.58% 18
East Midlands -9 14 £305 +76.81% 5
North East -3 4 £285 -13.96% 3
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 413 (25.15%) Windows
2 327 (19.91%) Microsoft
3 324 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (18.76%) Finance
5 305 (18.57%) Linux
6 299 (18.21%) HTML
7 289 (17.60%) Java
8 274 (16.69%) JavaScript
9 258 (15.71%) Cisco
10 256 (15.59%) SQL
10 256 (15.59%) Firewall
11 219 (13.34%) WAN
12 207 (12.61%) LAN
13 206 (12.55%) CSS
14 204 (12.42%) Web Services
15 196 (11.94%) Telecoms
16 188 (11.45%) TCP/IP
17 187 (11.39%) Oracle
18 184 (11.21%) Active Directory
19 181 (11.02%) DNS
19 181 (11.02%) MS Office
19 181 (11.02%) Degree
20 177 (10.78%) Security Cleared
21 176 (10.72%) XML
22 169 (10.29%) VPN
23 166 (10.11%) UNIX
24 157 (9.56%) MS Excel
25 155 (9.44%) .NET
25 155 (9.44%) Scrum
26 153 (9.32%) ITIL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 112 (6.82%) IIS
2 103 (6.27%) Apache
3 97 (5.91%) SharePoint
4 71 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 60 (3.65%) MS Exchange
6 49 (2.98%) WebLogic
7 43 (2.62%) Node.js
8 38 (2.31%) CMS
9 35 (2.13%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.52%) Lync
13 18 (1.10%) OpenStack
13 18 (1.10%) JBoss
13 18 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.79%) Confluence
17 11 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 181 (11.02%) MS Office
2 157 (9.56%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 33 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.85%) MS Project
6 13 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.30%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.18%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.12%) ImageReady
10 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.061%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.061%) InDesign
11 1 (0.061%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 10 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.43%) assyst
3 7 (0.43%) Magento
4 6 (0.37%) Summit
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.18%) RMDS
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.061%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.061%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 57 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.46%) SaaS
4 19 (1.16%) IaaS
4 19 (1.16%) Office 365
5 18 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (0.55%) PaaS
11 5 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.24%) ElastiCache
13 3 (0.18%) Route 53
14 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 256 (15.59%) Firewall
2 219 (13.34%) WAN
3 207 (12.61%) LAN
4 188 (11.45%) TCP/IP
5 181 (11.02%) DNS
6 169 (10.29%) VPN
7 133 (8.10%) Intranet
8 114 (6.94%) MPLS
9 113 (6.88%) Wireless
10 111 (6.76%) Network Security
11 96 (5.85%) SSL
12 92 (5.60%) BGP
13 90 (5.48%) DHCP
14 89 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
15 86 (5.24%) HTTP
16 81 (4.93%) Ethernet
17 73 (4.45%) OSPF
18 62 (3.78%) VLAN
19 59 (3.59%) IPsec
20 58 (3.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.60%) MySQL
3 81 (4.93%) MongoDB
4 67 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 54 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 52 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 43 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 33 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (1.95%) RDBMS
10 32 (1.95%) Big Data
11 26 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (1.28%) MarkLogic
15 18 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (0.97%) DB2
16 16 (0.97%) Data Mining
17 15 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 105 (6.39%) Subversion
2 84 (5.12%) Git (software)
3 76 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 60 (3.65%) JUnit
5 49 (2.98%) JIRA
6 46 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 41 (2.50%) Selenium
8 36 (2.19%) Visual Studio
9 30 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (1.77%) Mockito
11 26 (1.58%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.34%) Maven
13 21 (1.28%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.28%) Grunt
14 19 (1.16%) Ant
14 19 (1.16%) Mercurial
15 15 (0.91%) Jasmine
16 14 (0.85%) Bower
17 13 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 13 (0.79%) Gradle
General
1 308 (18.76%) Finance
2 196 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 143 (8.71%) Banking
4 78 (4.75%) Marketing
5 75 (4.57%) Publishing
6 62 (3.78%) Retail
7 47 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 45 (2.74%) Legal
9 28 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.46%) Games
11 23 (1.40%) Law
11 23 (1.40%) German Language
12 20 (1.22%) Electronics
12 20 (1.22%) Back Office
13 18 (1.10%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.91%) Billing
14 15 (0.91%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.79%) French Language
16 12 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 346 (21.07%) Developer
2 214 (13.03%) Analyst
3 167 (10.17%) Architect
4 97 (5.91%) Network Engineer
5 89 (5.42%) Consultant
6 83 (5.05%) Project Manager
7 79 (4.81%) Java Developer
8 62 (3.78%) Support Engineer
9 54 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (2.74%) Administrator
11 43 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
11 43 (2.62%) Service Desk Analyst
11 43 (2.62%) Service Analyst
11 43 (2.62%) Support Analyst
12 40 (2.44%) Technical Architect
13 36 (2.19%) Designer
13 36 (2.19%) Software Engineer
14 35 (2.13%) Senior Developer
15 31 (1.89%) 1st Line Support
15 31 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (18.21%) HTML
2 206 (12.55%) CSS
3 204 (12.42%) Web Services
4 176 (10.72%) XML
5 155 (9.44%) .NET
6 113 (6.88%) HTML5
7 112 (6.82%) RESTful
8 97 (5.91%) JSON
9 96 (5.85%) jQuery
10 83 (5.05%) J2EE
11 79 (4.81%) REST
12 74 (4.51%) AngularJS
13 61 (3.71%) CSS3
14 59 (3.59%) Ajax
15 56 (3.41%) Spring
16 49 (2.98%) XSLT
17 47 (2.86%) ASP.NET
18 39 (2.38%) SOAP
19 36 (2.19%) XHTML
20 30 (1.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.79%) User Experience
3 79 (4.81%) Open Source
4 68 (4.14%) Client/Server
5 66 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 49 (2.98%) PKI
7 48 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 41 (2.50%) Blackberry
9 40 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 40 (2.44%) Online Banking
10 31 (1.89%) Clustering
10 31 (1.89%) RIA
11 27 (1.64%) Internet of Things
12 26 (1.58%) DTV
13 22 (1.34%) Replication
14 20 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
15 19 (1.16%) Fat Client
15 19 (1.16%) SecurID
15 19 (1.16%) Thin Client
15 19 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 413 (25.15%) Windows
2 305 (18.57%) Linux
3 166 (10.11%) UNIX
4 109 (6.64%) Windows 7
5 104 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 58 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (2.25%) Solaris
10 37 (2.25%) Android
11 31 (1.89%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.52%) Windows 8
13 21 (1.28%) CentOS
14 17 (1.04%) SUSE
15 16 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.85%) AIX
18 13 (0.79%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (9.44%) Scrum
3 153 (9.32%) ITIL
4 151 (9.20%) TDD
5 133 (8.10%) OO
5 133 (8.10%) Project Management
6 104 (6.33%) E-Commerce
7 96 (5.85%) Configuration Management
8 95 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (5.12%) Migration
10 83 (5.05%) SOA
11 78 (4.75%) Software Engineering
12 73 (4.45%) Service Delivery
13 72 (4.38%) DevOps
14 69 (4.20%) Web Development
15 66 (4.02%) Analytics
15 66 (4.02%) BDD
16 64 (3.90%) Change Control
17 61 (3.71%) OOP
18 56 (3.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 289 (17.60%) Java
2 274 (16.69%) JavaScript
3 256 (15.59%) SQL
4 150 (9.14%) Python
5 103 (6.27%) PHP
6 90 (5.48%) C#
7 80 (4.87%) Ruby
8 79 (4.81%) Perl
9 48 (2.92%) C
10 46 (2.80%) C++
10 46 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 29 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 27 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.52%) Clojure
14 21 (1.28%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.10%) XQuery
15 18 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.97%) VBScript
17 14 (0.85%) R
17 14 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 181 (11.02%) Degree
2 177 (10.78%) Security Cleared
3 119 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (6.70%) SC Cleared
5 77 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (4.51%) CCNA
7 72 (4.38%) CCNP
8 61 (3.71%) DV Cleared
9 47 (2.86%) MCSE
10 38 (2.31%) CISSP
11 34 (2.07%) MCP
12 32 (1.95%) MCITP
13 18 (1.10%) CCIE
14 17 (1.04%) HNC
14 17 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.91%) ISEB
16 13 (0.79%) A+ Certification
17 12 (0.73%) CCDP
18 11 (0.67%) MCDST
18 11 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (6.09%) QA
2 60 (3.65%) SLA
3 33 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.37%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
8 1 (0.061%) BS7799
8 1 (0.061%) EMIR
8 1 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.061%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.061%) FATCA
System Software
1 184 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 102 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.50%) vSphere
4 29 (1.77%) XenApp
4 29 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 17 (1.04%) Firmware
7 15 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 12 (0.73%) vCloud
8 12 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (0.67%) ISA Server
9 11 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 10 (0.61%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
12 8 (0.49%) Docker
13 7 (0.43%) Snort
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
13 7 (0.43%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (3.41%) Puppet
2 44 (2.68%) SCCM
3 43 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.22%) Vagrant
5 17 (1.04%) SCOM
6 15 (0.91%) Nagios
6 15 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
7 12 (0.73%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (0.67%) Data Guard
9 9 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.49%) StatsD
11 7 (0.43%) OVSD
11 7 (0.43%) OpenView
11 7 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.37%) Oracle Flashback
12 6 (0.37%) Ansible
12 6 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.37%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 327 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 258 (15.71%) Cisco
3 187 (11.39%) Oracle
4 150 (9.14%) VMware
5 119 (7.25%) Citrix
6 93 (5.66%) CheckPoint
7 83 (5.05%) F5
8 64 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 59 (3.59%) HP
10 50 (3.05%) Juniper
11 46 (2.80%) IBM
12 45 (2.74%) EMC
13 41 (2.50%) Google
14 37 (2.25%) CA
15 34 (2.07%) SolarWinds
16 31 (1.89%) Perforce
17 30 (1.83%) Adobe
17 30 (1.83%) Apple
18 27 (1.64%) SAP
19 25 (1.52%) Blue Coat
Midlands
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Infomedia Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Netsource
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
HP
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £520 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago