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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 131 147 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Contract jobs citing Internet 837 728 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.77% 1.58% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.21% 10.54% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 413 452
Average daily rate £375 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 56
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £10.98 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.04 £38.00 £28.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +16 376 £400 -3.03% 176
South East -18 177 £351 +12.32% 75
North West +11 66 £525 +40.00% 36
Yorkshire +39 58 £384 +3.68% 30
South West +9 54 £318 -27.42% 46
East of England -16 35 £375 +3.44% 14
West Midlands -15 29 £315 -16.00% 27
East Midlands +3 24 £275 -12.69% 18
North East -11 17 £428 +26.66% 3
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 432 (25.71%) Windows
2 399 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (18.81%) Linux
4 311 (18.51%) Firewall
5 307 (18.27%) Microsoft
6 302 (17.98%) Java
7 271 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 260 (15.48%) Finance
9 254 (15.12%) HTML
10 238 (14.17%) Cisco
11 227 (13.51%) TCP/IP
12 220 (13.10%) CSS
13 214 (12.74%) ITIL
14 213 (12.68%) Unix
14 213 (12.68%) Python
15 198 (11.79%) SQL
16 193 (11.49%) WAN
17 191 (11.37%) Active Directory
18 189 (11.25%) .NET
19 185 (11.01%) Web Services
19 185 (11.01%) DNS
20 182 (10.83%) Oracle
20 182 (10.83%) LAN
21 163 (9.70%) SQL Server
22 162 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
23 149 (8.87%) Data Centre
23 149 (8.87%) HTTP
23 149 (8.87%) Scrum
23 149 (8.87%) Degree
24 145 (8.63%) TDD

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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
1 111 (6.61%) Apache
2 106 (6.31%) IIS
3 92 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 83 (4.94%) MS Exchange
5 58 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 52 (3.10%) CMS
7 43 (2.56%) Node.js
8 35 (2.08%) IBM Notes
9 32 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 29 (1.73%) Lync
10 29 (1.73%) WebSphere
11 28 (1.67%) nginx
12 26 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 26 (1.55%) WebLogic
13 24 (1.43%) Jetty
14 19 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (1.07%) JBoss
16 17 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 17 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 133 (7.92%) MS Office
2 132 (7.86%) MS Excel
3 32 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.37%) Acrobat
5 22 (1.31%) Photoshop
6 18 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (1.01%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.95%) MS Project
9 12 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.30%) SketchUp
12 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.24%) QuarkXPress
13 3 (0.18%) ProjectWise
14 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.12%) SPSS
15 1 (0.060%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.42%) Primavera
5 5 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.12%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.060%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.060%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.060%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.060%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.060%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.38%) IaaS
3 39 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (1.79%) Office 365
6 25 (1.49%) PaaS
7 24 (1.43%) GitHub
7 24 (1.43%) SaaS
8 13 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.36%) Yammer
12 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.060%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 311 (18.51%) Firewall
2 227 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 193 (11.49%) WAN
4 185 (11.01%) DNS
5 182 (10.83%) LAN
6 149 (8.87%) HTTP
7 129 (7.68%) SSL
8 127 (7.56%) Intranet
9 124 (7.38%) VPN
10 119 (7.08%) Wireless
11 96 (5.71%) MPLS
12 90 (5.36%) DHCP
13 82 (4.88%) Network Security
14 62 (3.69%) BGP
14 62 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
15 59 (3.51%) IPsec
16 56 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
17 51 (3.04%) Cisco Nexus
18 48 (2.86%) OSPF
19 47 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 69 (4.11%) Big Data
4 64 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 60 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 59 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (2.92%) MySQL
8 47 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 46 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 31 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (1.19%) Redis
16 17 (1.01%) DB2
17 9 (0.54%) Neo4j
17 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 121 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 79 (4.70%) Subversion
4 53 (3.15%) JIRA
5 50 (2.98%) Cucumber
6 42 (2.50%) JUnit
6 42 (2.50%) Maven
7 36 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.85%) Gradle
8 31 (1.85%) Hudson
9 28 (1.67%) Selenium
10 25 (1.49%) Mockito
11 23 (1.37%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.31%) NUnit
13 19 (1.13%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.01%) IntelliJ
15 16 (0.95%) SpecFlow
16 15 (0.89%) Moq
16 15 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
17 11 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 260 (15.48%) Finance
2 122 (7.26%) Banking
3 81 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 54 (3.21%) Retail
5 47 (2.80%) Marketing
6 41 (2.44%) Billing
7 32 (1.90%) Publishing
8 25 (1.49%) Legal
9 18 (1.07%) Advertising
9 18 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 16 (0.95%) Back Office
11 14 (0.83%) Front Office
12 13 (0.77%) Games
12 13 (0.77%) Law
12 13 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.71%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.65%) German Language
15 9 (0.54%) French Language
16 8 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 373 (22.20%) Developer
2 220 (13.10%) Analyst
3 167 (9.94%) Architect
4 99 (5.89%) Consultant
5 98 (5.83%) Network Engineer
6 93 (5.54%) Support Engineer
7 87 (5.18%) Java Developer
8 80 (4.76%) Python Developer
9 63 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 61 (3.63%) Administrator
11 52 (3.10%) Desktop Support
12 47 (2.80%) Service Analyst
13 42 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
13 42 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
14 41 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
14 41 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 41 (2.44%) Senior Developer
15 40 (2.38%) Support Analyst
15 40 (2.38%) Technical Architect
16 39 (2.32%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (15.12%) HTML
2 220 (13.10%) CSS
3 189 (11.25%) .NET
4 185 (11.01%) Web Services
5 107 (6.37%) REST
6 93 (5.54%) HTML5
7 83 (4.94%) XML
8 78 (4.64%) JSON
9 76 (4.52%) ASP.NET
9 76 (4.52%) jQuery
10 72 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 68 (4.05%) RESTful
12 64 (3.81%) CSS3
13 63 (3.75%) Spring
14 55 (3.27%) Ajax
15 53 (3.15%) Django
16 43 (2.56%) 802.1X
16 43 (2.56%) SOAP
17 41 (2.44%) Middleware
18 37 (2.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (8.87%) Data Centre
3 92 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 89 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 89 (5.30%) Internet of Things
5 78 (4.64%) User Experience
6 48 (2.86%) Blackberry
7 43 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 40 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 30 (1.79%) Cryptography
9 30 (1.79%) Online Banking
10 29 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
12 23 (1.37%) Social Media
13 22 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 22 (1.31%) Visualisation
14 21 (1.25%) PKI
14 21 (1.25%) RIA
15 17 (1.01%) Wiki
16 15 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 432 (25.71%) Windows
2 316 (18.81%) Linux
3 213 (12.68%) Unix
4 129 (7.68%) Windows Server
5 123 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 68 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (3.87%) Windows XP
8 60 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 58 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 57 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (3.04%) Windows 8
12 44 (2.62%) Android
12 44 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (2.38%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.31%) CentOS
15 17 (1.01%) Windows Vista
16 14 (0.83%) Solaris
17 12 (0.71%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.60%) Windows 10
19 9 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (12.74%) ITIL
3 149 (8.87%) Scrum
4 145 (8.63%) TDD
5 130 (7.74%) Project Management
6 118 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 105 (6.25%) Migration
8 94 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (5.00%) Change Management
10 83 (4.94%) Open Source
11 79 (4.70%) Incident Management
11 79 (4.70%) OO
12 74 (4.40%) E-Commerce
13 70 (4.17%) Service Management
14 66 (3.93%) DevOps
14 66 (3.93%) Information Security
15 64 (3.81%) Configuration Management
16 60 (3.57%) High Availability
17 58 (3.45%) BDD
17 58 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (17.98%) Java
2 271 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 213 (12.68%) Python
4 198 (11.79%) SQL
5 134 (7.98%) C#
6 101 (6.01%) Ruby
7 83 (4.94%) C++
8 73 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 68 (4.05%) C
10 66 (3.93%) Perl
11 55 (3.27%) PHP
12 52 (3.10%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.61%) VB
14 25 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.25%) FQL
15 21 (1.25%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.95%) VBScript
17 13 (0.77%) R
17 13 (0.77%) Scala
18 9 (0.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 149 (8.87%) Degree
2 129 (7.68%) Cisco Certification
3 123 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 89 (5.30%) CCNP
5 81 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 53 (3.15%) CCNA
7 46 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (2.68%) CCIE
9 39 (2.32%) CISSP
10 28 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 24 (1.43%) MCSE
12 17 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.95%) MCP
14 13 (0.77%) CLAS
14 13 (0.77%) MCSA
15 12 (0.71%) CREST Certified
16 10 (0.60%) CCSA
16 10 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.54%) IISP
17 9 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.82%) SLA
2 53 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (3.15%) QA
3 22 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 18 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.54%) RMADS
7 8 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.30%) BS7799
9 5 (0.30%) HMG Infosec
9 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.24%) COBIT
11 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.18%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.12%) WCAG
13 1 (0.060%) COSO
13 1 (0.060%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.060%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 191 (11.37%) Active Directory
2 80 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.85%) Docker
4 25 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.43%) Firmware
6 23 (1.37%) UAG
7 22 (1.31%) XenApp
8 21 (1.25%) vSphere
9 18 (1.07%) VMware ESX
10 17 (1.01%) ISA Server
11 10 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.48%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.42%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.36%) Xen
15 6 (0.36%) XenServer
16 5 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.30%) Sendmail
16 5 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 55 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (2.56%) Puppet
3 29 (1.73%) SCCM
4 16 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (0.89%) WSUS
6 13 (0.77%) Ansible
7 12 (0.71%) DameWare
7 12 (0.71%) Nagios
7 12 (0.71%) OpenView
7 12 (0.71%) StatsD
8 11 (0.65%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.54%) Graphite
10 9 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.48%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.42%) CA Wily
13 6 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 307 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 238 (14.17%) Cisco
3 182 (10.83%) Oracle
4 107 (6.37%) VMware
5 101 (6.01%) Citrix
6 75 (4.46%) HP
7 67 (3.99%) Adobe
7 67 (3.99%) CheckPoint
8 62 (3.69%) F5
9 56 (3.33%) Juniper
10 47 (2.80%) Google
11 36 (2.14%) IBM
11 36 (2.14%) Lotus
12 34 (2.02%) Symantec
13 33 (1.96%) Apple
14 32 (1.90%) Palo Alto
15 30 (1.79%) Red Hat
16 22 (1.31%) Remedy
17 21 (1.25%) SolarWinds
18 18 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Career Moves
Rate: £66000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Boston Hale
Rate: £360 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Career Moves
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £23.00 - £25.30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago