The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 151 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -14
Contract jobs citing Internet 322 492 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 2.05% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.08% 16.69% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 321 314
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -35.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.47 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 £38.35 £98.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.54%
Internet
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2906 2947 3040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 12.27% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 1937 1916
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 76 158
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.55 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in London

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in London

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in London

Internet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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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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
City of London -26 93 £450 +5.75% 39
Uxbridge +4 2 £375 -28.57% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £333 -
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 174 (24.65%) Windows
2 154 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (20.25%) Finance
4 131 (18.56%) HTML
5 127 (17.99%) Cisco
6 124 (17.56%) Java
6 124 (17.56%) Linux
7 120 (17.00%) Firewall
8 115 (16.29%) JavaScript
9 110 (15.58%) SQL
10 97 (13.74%) Banking
11 95 (13.46%) Microsoft
12 85 (12.04%) CSS
13 83 (11.76%) WAN
13 83 (11.76%) DNS
14 82 (11.61%) LAN
15 81 (11.47%) UNIX
16 79 (11.19%) Oracle
16 79 (11.19%) MS Office
17 77 (10.91%) TCP/IP
18 75 (10.62%) VPN
18 75 (10.62%) Intranet
19 72 (10.20%) Degree
20 71 (10.06%) E-Commerce
21 70 (9.92%) ITIL
22 69 (9.77%) Web Services
23 65 (9.21%) XML
23 65 (9.21%) MS Excel
24 64 (9.07%) Python
24 64 (9.07%) BGP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 50 (7.08%) Apache
2 40 (5.67%) IIS
3 39 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.97%) CMS
5 27 (3.82%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.83%) MS Exchange
7 18 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.41%) OpenStack
9 15 (2.12%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.56%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (1.13%) JBoss
14 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.99%) Drupal
14 7 (0.99%) Node.js
15 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (11.19%) MS Office
2 65 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.12%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.85%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.42%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.42%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.14%) InDesign
11 1 (0.14%) MS Project
11 1 (0.14%) Mingle
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 19 (2.69%) assyst
2 5 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.42%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.42%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.27%) SaaS
1 9 (1.27%) GitHub
2 8 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.28%) PaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Heroku
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.28%) Force.com
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 120 (17.00%) Firewall
2 83 (11.76%) WAN
2 83 (11.76%) DNS
3 82 (11.61%) LAN
4 77 (10.91%) TCP/IP
5 75 (10.62%) VPN
5 75 (10.62%) Intranet
6 64 (9.07%) BGP
7 61 (8.64%) Network Security
8 48 (6.80%) DHCP
9 46 (6.52%) HTTP
10 38 (5.38%) OSPF
11 36 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (4.96%) Wireless
12 35 (4.96%) MPLS
13 32 (4.53%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (4.39%) SSL
14 31 (4.39%) NetScaler
15 28 (3.97%) Extranet
15 28 (3.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.23%) MySQL
3 38 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.98%) DB2
8 11 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.99%) Big Data
11 6 (0.85%) CouchDB
11 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.85%) MarkLogic
12 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.38%) Subversion
3 28 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.69%) Maven
5 16 (2.27%) Grunt
6 15 (2.12%) Bower
7 14 (1.98%) JIRA
8 13 (1.84%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.84%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.27%) JUnit
11 8 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.13%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.13%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.99%) Selenium
13 6 (0.85%) Fiddler
13 6 (0.85%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.85%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 143 (20.25%) Finance
2 97 (13.74%) Banking
3 61 (8.64%) Retail
4 55 (7.79%) Telecoms
5 38 (5.38%) Marketing
6 34 (4.82%) Publishing
7 32 (4.53%) Investment Banking
8 24 (3.40%) Law
9 23 (3.26%) Legal
10 17 (2.41%) Games
11 12 (1.70%) Multimedia
12 11 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.56%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.42%) Back Office
14 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.85%) Billing
14 6 (0.85%) Local Government
14 6 (0.85%) French Language
14 6 (0.85%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 139 (19.69%) Developer
2 102 (14.45%) Analyst
3 74 (10.48%) Architect
4 39 (5.52%) Consultant
4 39 (5.52%) Network Engineer
5 37 (5.24%) Support Engineer
6 34 (4.82%) Project Manager
7 28 (3.97%) Support Analyst
7 28 (3.97%) Java Developer
8 26 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (3.26%) Security Engineer
10 22 (3.12%) Security Architect
10 22 (3.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 21 (2.97%) Web Developer
12 18 (2.55%) Security Analyst
13 17 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (2.27%) Senior Developer
14 16 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.12%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (18.56%) HTML
2 85 (12.04%) CSS
3 69 (9.77%) Web Services
4 65 (9.21%) XML
5 59 (8.36%) .NET
6 48 (6.80%) HTML5
7 39 (5.52%) jQuery
8 35 (4.96%) RESTful
9 33 (4.67%) REST
10 29 (4.11%) XSLT
11 28 (3.97%) J2EE
12 25 (3.54%) XHTML
12 25 (3.54%) AngularJS
13 23 (3.26%) CSS3
14 21 (2.97%) ASP.NET
15 19 (2.69%) Spring
16 18 (2.55%) Middleware
17 16 (2.27%) Apache Flex
18 15 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
18 15 (2.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.80%) Open Source
1 48 (6.80%) User Experience
2 44 (6.23%) Blackberry
3 43 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 23 (3.26%) Online Banking
7 17 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (2.12%) Social Media
9 15 (2.12%) PKI
9 15 (2.12%) Clustering
10 14 (1.98%) RIA
11 13 (1.84%) Replication
11 13 (1.84%) Video on Demand
12 12 (1.70%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.56%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.56%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.42%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 174 (24.65%) Windows
2 124 (17.56%) Linux
3 81 (11.47%) UNIX
4 61 (8.64%) Windows 7
5 42 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (3.82%) Android
8 23 (3.26%) Windows XP
9 22 (3.12%) Mac OS X
10 21 (2.97%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.69%) CentOS
12 18 (2.55%) Ubuntu
13 17 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (2.27%) Windows Vista
15 14 (1.98%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.84%) AIX
17 12 (1.70%) SUSE
17 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (1.56%) Mac OS
18 11 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (10.06%) E-Commerce
3 70 (9.92%) ITIL
4 62 (8.78%) Project Management
5 60 (8.50%) OO
5 60 (8.50%) Scrum
6 51 (7.22%) Content Management
7 50 (7.08%) TDD
8 47 (6.66%) Migration
9 46 (6.52%) DevOps
10 44 (6.23%) Load Balancing
11 40 (5.67%) Service Delivery
12 30 (4.25%) Information Security
12 30 (4.25%) Network Design
13 29 (4.11%) SOA
14 27 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (3.82%) Change Control
15 26 (3.68%) Web Development
16 25 (3.54%) Information Assurance
17 24 (3.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 124 (17.56%) Java
2 115 (16.29%) JavaScript
3 110 (15.58%) SQL
4 64 (9.07%) Python
5 50 (7.08%) Perl
6 43 (6.09%) Ruby
7 40 (5.67%) PHP
8 34 (4.82%) C#
9 30 (4.25%) Bash Shell
10 26 (3.68%) C
11 16 (2.27%) Clojure
12 10 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.27%) XQuery
13 9 (1.27%) XPath
14 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.13%) ActionScript
14 8 (1.13%) VBA
14 8 (1.13%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (10.20%) Degree
2 50 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (4.82%) CISSP
5 32 (4.53%) MCSE
6 31 (4.39%) Security Cleared
7 30 (4.25%) CCNP
8 25 (3.54%) MCP
9 18 (2.55%) CEH
10 17 (2.41%) CCIE
10 17 (2.41%) CCNA
11 16 (2.27%) MCITP
12 14 (1.98%) GIAC
13 13 (1.84%) SC Cleared
13 13 (1.84%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.70%) MCDST
15 11 (1.56%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.27%) CISA
17 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 6 (0.85%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.67%) SLA
1 33 (4.67%) QA
2 30 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.99%) COBIT
5 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.42%) WCAG
6 3 (0.42%) WAI
7 2 (0.28%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.14%) Section 508
8 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 60 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.83%) vSphere
4 17 (2.41%) ProxySG
5 16 (2.27%) vCloud
6 11 (1.56%) FreeRADIUS
7 8 (1.13%) Firmware
8 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.85%) XenApp
9 6 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.71%) Varnish
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.57%) Snort
11 4 (0.57%) Nmap
11 4 (0.57%) Squid
12 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.42%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.14%) qmail
13 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (4.11%) Puppet
2 28 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.41%) Nagios
3 17 (2.41%) ZABBIX
4 14 (1.98%) Zenoss
4 14 (1.98%) SCCM
5 10 (1.42%) Kibana
5 10 (1.42%) Graylog2
5 10 (1.42%) Graphite
6 6 (0.85%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.71%) Ansible
7 5 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.57%) Icinga
8 4 (0.57%) Nessus
9 3 (0.42%) SCOM
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 127 (17.99%) Cisco
2 95 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 79 (11.19%) Oracle
4 63 (8.92%) VMware
5 54 (7.65%) CheckPoint
6 50 (7.08%) Citrix
7 36 (5.10%) Juniper
8 33 (4.67%) F5
9 27 (3.82%) Blue Coat
10 22 (3.12%) Adobe
11 19 (2.69%) IBM
11 19 (2.69%) Red Hat
12 17 (2.41%) Perforce
12 17 (2.41%) Splunk
13 15 (2.12%) HP
14 14 (1.98%) Google
15 13 (1.84%) Bloomberg
16 12 (1.70%) Altiris
16 12 (1.70%) Reuters
17 11 (1.56%) Lotus
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £519.13 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
InterAct Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago