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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 27 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 25 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.79% 2.33% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.17% 14.12% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 5
Median daily rate £300 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £347 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £12.77
% change year-on-year
+6.03% +35.70%
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
92 85 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.30% 16.50% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 68
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 - 14 £295 -
Chelmsford -3 1 £300 -29.41% 1
Witham - 1 £575 -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 29 (82.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (71.43%) MS Office
3 23 (65.71%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (62.86%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (62.86%) Data Analysis
5 19 (54.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (48.57%) LAN
6 17 (48.57%) WAN
7 15 (42.86%) WLAN
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco
9 12 (34.29%) CCNA
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (31.43%) Strategic Planning
11 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (28.57%) CCA
11 10 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (28.57%) Windows
11 10 (28.57%) MCSE
12 9 (25.71%) MCP
12 9 (25.71%) NHS
13 8 (22.86%) Firewall
14 7 (20.00%) Finance
15 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
15 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
16 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (14.29%) System Testing
16 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
16 5 (14.29%) Linux
16 5 (14.29%) Apache
16 5 (14.29%) Tomcat

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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) GlassFish
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) GroupWise
Applications
1 25 (71.43%) MS Office
2 23 (65.71%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) assyst
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (8.57%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) LAN
1 17 (48.57%) WAN
2 15 (42.86%) WLAN
3 8 (22.86%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (8.57%) LDAP
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.57%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) Intranet
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) VisualVM
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) COM+
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) SOAP
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) DataPower
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Fedora
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Data Analysis
2 19 (54.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (31.43%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (14.29%) System Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.71%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CCNA
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCA
2 10 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (28.57%) MCSE
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.71%) MCP
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) MOS
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CISA
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (8.57%) NDS
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (8.57%) Opsview
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Adobe
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) Novell
5 3 (8.57%) Software AG
5 3 (8.57%) Splunk
5 3 (8.57%) webMethods
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) VMware