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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 144 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 318 434 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.98% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 15.93% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 263 287
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 12
Average hourly rate £17.38 £17.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -52.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.55 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £39.98 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.87% +16.66%
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
2753 2725 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.11% 12.45% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 1776 1707
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 73 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 -17 87 £435 +2.22% 38
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £333 - 2
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 187 (27.26%) Windows
2 147 (21.43%) Finance
3 145 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (19.68%) Java
5 134 (19.53%) Linux
6 126 (18.37%) HTML
7 124 (18.08%) Cisco
8 119 (17.35%) SQL
9 112 (16.33%) Firewall
10 107 (15.60%) JavaScript
11 93 (13.56%) Microsoft
12 92 (13.41%) Banking
13 87 (12.68%) UNIX
14 83 (12.10%) CSS
15 80 (11.66%) Web Services
15 80 (11.66%) Degree
16 79 (11.52%) DNS
16 79 (11.52%) WAN
17 77 (11.22%) TCP/IP
18 75 (10.93%) VPN
19 74 (10.79%) LAN
19 74 (10.79%) Oracle
19 74 (10.79%) VMware
20 72 (10.50%) MS Office
21 69 (10.06%) Scrum
22 66 (9.62%) .NET
22 66 (9.62%) XML
23 65 (9.48%) Active Directory
24 64 (9.33%) ITIL
25 63 (9.18%) OO

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 44 (6.41%) Apache
2 42 (6.12%) IIS
3 38 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.66%) Tomcat
5 24 (3.50%) WebLogic
6 22 (3.21%) CMS
7 20 (2.92%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.62%) OpenStack
9 16 (2.33%) MS Exchange
10 15 (2.19%) JBoss
11 14 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.75%) Node.js
13 8 (1.17%) IBM Notes
14 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.02%) Drupal
14 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.87%) WordPress
15 6 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 72 (10.50%) MS Office
2 62 (9.04%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.87%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.15%) ImageReady
9 1 (0.15%) Mingle
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (2.62%) assyst
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.46%) SaaS
3 8 (1.17%) GitHub
4 4 (0.58%) Office 365
5 3 (0.44%) PaaS
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.29%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.29%) Force.com
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (16.33%) Firewall
2 79 (11.52%) DNS
2 79 (11.52%) WAN
3 77 (11.22%) TCP/IP
4 75 (10.93%) VPN
5 74 (10.79%) LAN
6 61 (8.89%) Network Security
7 56 (8.16%) BGP
7 56 (8.16%) Intranet
8 48 (7.00%) HTTP
9 46 (6.71%) DHCP
10 39 (5.69%) SSL
11 36 (5.25%) Wireless
12 35 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (4.96%) OSPF
14 31 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (4.52%) MPLS
15 30 (4.37%) NetScaler
16 27 (3.94%) Ethernet
16 27 (3.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.85%) MySQL
3 37 (5.39%) MongoDB
4 26 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.77%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.60%) DB2
8 11 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.17%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.02%) Big Data
12 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.87%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.87%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 49 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 48 (7.00%) Subversion
3 30 (4.37%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.77%) Grunt
5 16 (2.33%) Bower
6 15 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.19%) JIRA
7 14 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.90%) WebDriver
8 13 (1.90%) Maven
9 10 (1.46%) JUnit
10 9 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.17%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.02%) Selenium
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.87%) Fiddler
13 6 (0.87%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.87%) Hudson
13 6 (0.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 147 (21.43%) Finance
2 92 (13.41%) Banking
3 54 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 46 (6.71%) Retail
5 33 (4.81%) Investment Banking
6 29 (4.23%) Publishing
7 28 (4.08%) Marketing
8 27 (3.94%) Law
9 24 (3.50%) Legal
10 18 (2.62%) Financial Institution
11 16 (2.33%) Games
12 13 (1.90%) Multimedia
13 10 (1.46%) Back Office
14 6 (0.87%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.73%) Advertising
15 5 (0.73%) Billing
15 5 (0.73%) Local Government
16 4 (0.58%) French Language
16 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 137 (19.97%) Developer
2 96 (13.99%) Analyst
3 66 (9.62%) Architect
4 42 (6.12%) Consultant
5 40 (5.83%) Network Engineer
6 33 (4.81%) Java Developer
7 32 (4.66%) Support Engineer
8 28 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 24 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (3.35%) Security Engineer
11 22 (3.21%) Support Analyst
12 20 (2.92%) Web Developer
13 19 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (2.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 18 (2.62%) Security Architect
15 17 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (2.33%) Security Analyst
17 15 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 15 (2.19%) Senior Developer
17 15 (2.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (18.37%) HTML
2 83 (12.10%) CSS
3 80 (11.66%) Web Services
4 66 (9.62%) .NET
4 66 (9.62%) XML
5 49 (7.14%) HTML5
6 39 (5.69%) RESTful
7 36 (5.25%) J2EE
7 36 (5.25%) REST
7 36 (5.25%) jQuery
8 29 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 25 (3.64%) XSLT
10 24 (3.50%) XHTML
11 23 (3.35%) CSS3
12 19 (2.77%) Middleware
12 19 (2.77%) JSON
13 18 (2.62%) Spring
13 18 (2.62%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.19%) Hibernate
15 14 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.56%) Open Source
3 41 (5.98%) User Experience
4 40 (5.83%) Blackberry
5 38 (5.54%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.50%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.06%) Online Banking
8 17 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.33%) PKI
10 14 (2.04%) Fat Client
10 14 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.04%) Clustering
10 14 (2.04%) Thin Client
11 13 (1.90%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (1.75%) Replication
13 11 (1.60%) Handset
13 11 (1.60%) Video on Demand
13 11 (1.60%) Smartphone
14 10 (1.46%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 187 (27.26%) Windows
2 134 (19.53%) Linux
3 87 (12.68%) UNIX
4 55 (8.02%) Windows 7
5 50 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (3.79%) Android
7 26 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (3.50%) Windows XP
9 21 (3.06%) Apple iOS
10 18 (2.62%) CentOS
10 18 (2.62%) Mac OS X
11 16 (2.33%) Windows Vista
12 14 (2.04%) Ubuntu
12 14 (2.04%) AIX
13 12 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.75%) Solaris
14 11 (1.60%) SUSE
15 10 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (1.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (10.06%) Scrum
3 64 (9.33%) ITIL
4 63 (9.18%) OO
5 62 (9.04%) E-Commerce
6 61 (8.89%) Project Management
6 61 (8.89%) TDD
7 46 (6.71%) DevOps
8 41 (5.98%) Service Delivery
8 41 (5.98%) Migration
9 40 (5.83%) Load Balancing
10 39 (5.69%) SOA
10 39 (5.69%) Content Management
11 31 (4.52%) BDD
12 30 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (4.23%) Information Security
14 26 (3.79%) Network Design
15 24 (3.50%) MVC
15 24 (3.50%) Service Management
16 23 (3.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (19.68%) Java
2 119 (17.35%) SQL
3 107 (15.60%) JavaScript
4 63 (9.18%) Python
5 60 (8.75%) Perl
6 45 (6.56%) PHP
6 45 (6.56%) Ruby
7 33 (4.81%) C#
8 29 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.92%) Clojure
10 19 (2.77%) C
11 12 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.31%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.17%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.02%) VBA
16 7 (1.02%) XQuery
16 7 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (11.66%) Degree
2 48 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (4.96%) Security Cleared
5 32 (4.66%) CISSP
5 32 (4.66%) CCNP
6 28 (4.08%) MCSE
7 22 (3.21%) MCP
8 19 (2.77%) MCITP
9 17 (2.48%) CCNA
10 15 (2.19%) CCIE
10 15 (2.19%) SC Cleared
10 15 (2.19%) DV Cleared
10 15 (2.19%) CEH
11 12 (1.75%) GIAC
12 11 (1.60%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.60%) MCDST
13 9 (1.31%) CISA
14 7 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.83%) QA
2 35 (5.10%) SLA
3 28 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.02%) COBIT
6 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.29%) WCAG
7 2 (0.29%) WAI
8 1 (0.15%) BS7799
8 1 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 65 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 55 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.52%) vSphere
4 17 (2.48%) ProxySG
5 15 (2.19%) vCloud
6 10 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.46%) FreeRADIUS
7 9 (1.31%) Firmware
8 8 (1.17%) XenApp
9 6 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.58%) Snort
11 4 (0.58%) Nmap
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.44%) Squid
13 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (4.08%) Puppet
2 26 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.62%) Nagios
4 16 (2.33%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.75%) SCCM
6 11 (1.60%) Zenoss
7 7 (1.02%) Graphite
8 6 (0.87%) Kibana
8 6 (0.87%) Graylog2
8 6 (0.87%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.58%) Ansible
10 4 (0.58%) Icinga
10 4 (0.58%) Nessus
10 4 (0.58%) SCOM
10 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 124 (18.08%) Cisco
2 93 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 74 (10.79%) Oracle
3 74 (10.79%) VMware
4 54 (7.87%) Citrix
5 48 (7.00%) CheckPoint
6 37 (5.39%) Juniper
7 32 (4.66%) F5
8 30 (4.37%) Red Hat
9 25 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 18 (2.62%) Splunk
11 16 (2.33%) Google
11 16 (2.33%) Perforce
11 16 (2.33%) IBM
12 14 (2.04%) HP
12 14 (2.04%) Adobe
13 13 (1.90%) Bloomberg
13 13 (1.90%) Altiris
14 12 (1.75%) New Relic
14 12 (1.75%) Reuters
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £17 - £18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £85000 - £86000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago