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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
Rank 45 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.92% 0.94% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.91% 6.41% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Median daily rate £315 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £263 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-16.53% +22.05%

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
67 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.30% 14.66% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 47
Median daily rate £318 £419 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.17% +24.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £29.61 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £500 -
Colchester - 2 £275 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £475 -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 16 (57.14%) LAN
1 16 (57.14%) WAN
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) MS Office
4 11 (39.29%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (35.71%) WLAN
5 10 (35.71%) Data Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (21.43%) NHS
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) VPN
8 5 (17.86%) VoIP
8 5 (17.86%) Unix
8 5 (17.86%) CCNA
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (14.29%) Novell
9 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 4 (14.29%) OSPF
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) LDAP
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel

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 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 11 (39.29%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) LAN
1 16 (57.14%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) WLAN
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) VoIP
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 4 (14.29%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) FTP
5 4 (14.29%) IMAP
5 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (14.29%) IPsec
5 4 (14.29%) LDAP
5 4 (14.29%) MPLS
5 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) OSPF
5 4 (14.29%) SMTP
6 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Information Officer
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Migration Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) SAP XI
2 1 (3.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) NHS
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
2 3 (10.71%) Fedora
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Data Analysis
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) High Availability
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) People Management
6 2 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) PHP
1 3 (10.71%) Python
1 3 (10.71%) Ruby
2 2 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNA
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCA
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) CISA
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) MOS
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) NDS
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Adobe
3 4 (14.29%) Novell
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) VMware