The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 38 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 21 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.30% 1.65% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 8.89% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
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£375 £263 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -49.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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
117 90 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.40% 18.52% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 34
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +67.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £30.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Chelmsford -5 11 £363 -
Brentwood -3 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £325 -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
4 8 (23.53%) Service Management
4 8 (23.53%) Data Quality
4 8 (23.53%) SDLC
5 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) Windows
7 5 (14.71%) Intranet
7 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
7 5 (14.71%) CMS
7 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.71%) WordPress
7 5 (14.71%) Content Management
8 4 (11.76%) JIRA
8 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.76%) Finance
8 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) Firewall
8 4 (11.76%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) VoIP
8 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco
9 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (14.71%) WordPress
3 5 (14.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) CA PPM
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Intranet
2 4 (11.76%) VoIP
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) Wireless
3 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) ATM
4 2 (5.88%) Extranet
4 2 (5.88%) 802.11
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) FTP
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) ISDN
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) PBX
4 2 (5.88%) IPv4
4 2 (5.88%) IPv6
4 2 (5.88%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) DTS
2 1 (2.94%) ProClarity
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) AccuRev
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Hudson
2 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.88%) JMeter
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Trac
3 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.94%) Redmine
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Systems Support
2 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Systems Support Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Applications Support
6 5 (14.71%) Content Editor
7 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) CGI
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Java SE
3 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) IVR
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) SDLC
3 8 (23.53%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Content Management
5 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) BDD
8 2 (5.88%) Change Control
8 2 (5.88%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCNP
1 2 (5.88%) CCNA
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.88%) Thunderhead
3 2 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.94%) CODA
4 1 (2.94%) Mitel
4 1 (2.94%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) IBM