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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 134 129 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -39
Contract jobs citing Internet 382 383 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.70% 1.67% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.87% 13.95% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 271 304
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.32 £22.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
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
2967 2746 2977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.94% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1899 1826 1841
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 82 131
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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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 +25 90 £400 +6.66% 29
Canary Wharf +1 6 £288 -8.73%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £375 +36.36% 3
Hounslow - 4 £413 -
Croydon -1 3 £250 -33.33%
Brentford - 2 £95 -
Chiswick +6 1 - -
Uxbridge +5 1 £325 -18.85%
Docklands, London -1 1 £540 +61.19%
Paddington -7 1 £375 -34.78% 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 181 (25.42%) Finance
2 170 (23.88%) Windows
3 152 (21.35%) Java
4 144 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (19.10%) HTML
6 125 (17.56%) SQL
7 108 (15.17%) Firewall
8 105 (14.75%) Banking
9 102 (14.33%) TCP/IP
9 102 (14.33%) Cisco
10 101 (14.19%) JavaScript
10 101 (14.19%) Linux
11 95 (13.34%) Microsoft
12 90 (12.64%) CSS
13 88 (12.36%) DNS
14 83 (11.66%) Web Services
14 83 (11.66%) UNIX
15 77 (10.81%) VPN
16 75 (10.53%) LAN
16 75 (10.53%) Degree
17 73 (10.25%) Active Directory
18 71 (9.97%) WAN
18 71 (9.97%) .NET
19 68 (9.55%) VMware
20 67 (9.41%) OO
21 65 (9.13%) Oracle
22 63 (8.85%) MS Excel
22 63 (8.85%) SOA
23 62 (8.71%) E-Commerce
23 62 (8.71%) Python

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 42 (5.90%) Tomcat
2 40 (5.62%) IIS
3 32 (4.49%) Apache
4 31 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 27 (3.79%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.65%) MS Exchange
7 19 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 18 (2.53%) CMS
9 17 (2.39%) JBoss
9 17 (2.39%) WebSphere
9 17 (2.39%) Node.js
10 15 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.98%) Lync
16 6 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 63 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.72%) MS Office
3 9 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.42%) MS Project
7 3 (0.42%) ImageReady
7 3 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) assyst
2 5 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.42%) RMDS
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.54%) SaaS
3 6 (0.84%) PaaS
3 6 (0.84%) Office 365
3 6 (0.84%) IaaS
4 5 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) Heroku
7 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 108 (15.17%) Firewall
2 102 (14.33%) TCP/IP
3 88 (12.36%) DNS
4 77 (10.81%) VPN
5 75 (10.53%) LAN
6 71 (9.97%) WAN
7 54 (7.58%) Network Security
8 52 (7.30%) HTTP
9 45 (6.32%) BGP
10 42 (5.90%) Wireless
11 41 (5.76%) SSL
12 39 (5.48%) MPLS
12 39 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (5.34%) Intranet
14 33 (4.63%) DHCP
15 30 (4.21%) Ethernet
15 30 (4.21%) IPsec
16 27 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (3.65%) VLAN
18 23 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.04%) MySQL
3 37 (5.20%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.65%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.51%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.39%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.69%) Redis
11 12 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.54%) Big Data
13 10 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 6 (0.84%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 54 (7.58%) Subversion
2 51 (7.16%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.95%) JIRA
5 16 (2.25%) Grunt
6 15 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 13 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.54%) Maven
8 11 (1.54%) Bower
8 11 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.40%) JUnit
9 10 (1.40%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.26%) Mockito
10 9 (1.26%) Hudson
11 8 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.12%) Selenium
12 7 (0.98%) Gradle
12 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.84%) Jasmine
General
1 181 (25.42%) Finance
2 105 (14.75%) Banking
3 54 (7.58%) Marketing
4 43 (6.04%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.90%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.21%) Legal
7 29 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 29 (4.07%) Retail
8 27 (3.79%) Publishing
9 16 (2.25%) Multimedia
10 14 (1.97%) Law
11 12 (1.69%) Arabic Language
12 11 (1.54%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.40%) Advertising
14 7 (0.98%) Back Office
14 7 (0.98%) Games
14 7 (0.98%) Local Government
15 6 (0.84%) French Language
15 6 (0.84%) Billing
15 6 (0.84%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 152 (21.35%) Developer
2 82 (11.52%) Analyst
3 52 (7.30%) Consultant
4 47 (6.60%) Architect
5 44 (6.18%) Network Engineer
6 29 (4.07%) Java Developer
7 28 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (3.79%) Support Engineer
8 27 (3.79%) Project Manager
9 21 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (2.81%) Designer
11 19 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
12 18 (2.53%) Service Analyst
13 17 (2.39%) Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (2.25%) Administrator
15 15 (2.11%) Web Developer
15 15 (2.11%) Software Engineer
16 14 (1.97%) Business Analyst
17 13 (1.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (19.10%) HTML
2 90 (12.64%) CSS
3 83 (11.66%) Web Services
4 71 (9.97%) .NET
5 58 (8.15%) XML
6 55 (7.72%) RESTful
7 54 (7.58%) HTML5
8 49 (6.88%) jQuery
9 47 (6.60%) REST
10 44 (6.18%) AngularJS
11 41 (5.76%) J2EE
12 27 (3.79%) JSON
12 27 (3.79%) CSS3
13 21 (2.95%) Spring
13 21 (2.95%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.81%) Ajax
14 20 (2.81%) D3.js
14 20 (2.81%) Backbone.js
15 17 (2.39%) JSP
16 15 (2.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.30%) User Experience
2 50 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.63%) Client/Server
4 30 (4.21%) PKI
5 26 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.65%) Open Source
6 25 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 25 (3.51%) Online Banking
7 19 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 19 (2.67%) Internet of Things
8 15 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.54%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.54%) Social Media
10 11 (1.54%) RIA
11 10 (1.40%) Handset
12 9 (1.26%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.26%) iPad
12 9 (1.26%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 170 (23.88%) Windows
2 101 (14.19%) Linux
3 83 (11.66%) UNIX
4 51 (7.16%) Windows 7
5 46 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.23%) Android
7 21 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (2.81%) Windows XP
9 18 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 17 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.54%) Solaris
13 9 (1.26%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.12%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.12%) CentOS
15 7 (0.98%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.56%) AIX
18 3 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (9.41%) OO
3 63 (8.85%) SOA
4 62 (8.71%) E-Commerce
4 62 (8.71%) Scrum
5 57 (8.01%) TDD
5 57 (8.01%) Project Management
6 48 (6.74%) ITIL
6 48 (6.74%) Analytics
7 42 (5.90%) DevOps
8 37 (5.20%) Configuration Management
8 37 (5.20%) Content Management
9 36 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (5.06%) BDD
10 35 (4.92%) MVC
10 35 (4.92%) Service Delivery
11 31 (4.35%) Migration
12 27 (3.79%) Software Engineering
12 27 (3.79%) OOP
13 26 (3.65%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 152 (21.35%) Java
2 125 (17.56%) SQL
3 101 (14.19%) JavaScript
4 62 (8.71%) Python
5 60 (8.43%) PHP
6 43 (6.04%) C#
7 41 (5.76%) Perl
8 38 (5.34%) Ruby
9 23 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.11%) C
12 14 (1.97%) Clojure
13 13 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.69%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.54%) Scala
15 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.26%) VB
17 8 (1.12%) VBA
18 7 (0.98%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 75 (10.53%) Degree
2 48 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (5.34%) Security Cleared
4 36 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (4.21%) CCNP
5 30 (4.21%) CCNA
6 21 (2.95%) MCSE
7 19 (2.67%) CISSP
7 19 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 15 (2.11%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.97%) MCITP
10 13 (1.83%) MCP
11 11 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.26%) GCIH
12 9 (1.26%) MCTS
13 8 (1.12%) CEH
13 8 (1.12%) CCIE
13 8 (1.12%) CISA
13 8 (1.12%) ISEB
14 7 (0.98%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.88%) QA
2 29 (4.07%) SLA
3 9 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) BS7799
6 1 (0.14%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 73 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.79%) vSphere
4 13 (1.83%) vCloud
5 9 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.26%) Firmware
6 8 (1.12%) ProxySG
6 8 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.12%) XenApp
7 6 (0.84%) Oracle Clusterware
8 5 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.56%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.28%) XenServer
11 2 (0.28%) NFS
11 2 (0.28%) Docker
11 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 26 (3.65%) Puppet
2 19 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.97%) SCCM
4 13 (1.83%) ZABBIX
4 13 (1.83%) Nagios
5 8 (1.12%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.84%) Ansible
7 6 (0.84%) Oracle Flashback
8 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.70%) Zenoss
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.56%) SCOM
9 4 (0.56%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (0.56%) Icinga
10 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.28%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 102 (14.33%) Cisco
2 95 (13.34%) Microsoft
3 68 (9.55%) VMware
4 65 (9.13%) Oracle
5 39 (5.48%) Citrix
6 26 (3.65%) Juniper
6 26 (3.65%) F5
7 23 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.67%) EMC
8 19 (2.67%) SolarWinds
9 18 (2.53%) New Relic
10 17 (2.39%) Adobe
10 17 (2.39%) Apple
10 17 (2.39%) CheckPoint
11 16 (2.25%) CA
11 16 (2.25%) HP
12 14 (1.97%) Infoblox
12 14 (1.97%) Google
12 14 (1.97%) Perforce
12 14 (1.97%) Aruba
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £100 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Great working environment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £395.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago