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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 50 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.95% 0.68% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 3.85% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £263 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
74 78 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.04% 17.65% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 42
Average daily rate £438 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
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 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
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 9 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
Chelmsford - 5 £263 - 1
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) IMAP
3 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP
3 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 3 (21.43%) Intranet
4 3 (21.43%) Extranet
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MS Project
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) BGP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) IMAP
1 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (28.57%) IPsec
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
1 4 (28.57%) MPLS
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
1 4 (28.57%) OSPF
1 4 (28.57%) SMTP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) Extranet
2 3 (21.43%) Intranet
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Document Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Juniper
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Rally
1 2 (14.29%) Thunderhead
2 1 (7.14%) VMware