The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 44 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.09% 3.25% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 15.33% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 9
Median daily rate £273 £339 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.55% -18.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £303 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £16.16 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+29.95% +13.40%
Internet
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 137 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.36% 21.21% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 58
Median daily rate £275 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £116.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Essex region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Essex region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +6 1 £260 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £175 -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Internet.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) COM+
7 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) JBoss
7 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
7 4 (23.53%) IIS
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (23.53%) LDAP
7 4 (23.53%) webMethods
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
7 4 (23.53%) GlassFish
7 4 (23.53%) DataPower
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (17.65%) XenApp

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) GlassFish
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VisualVM
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Administration Assistant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) COM+
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) DataPower
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Document Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) MOS
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opsview
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) webMethods
3 3 (17.65%) Adobe
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Software AG
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Thunderhead
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec