The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 114 98 74
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing Internet 169 191 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.90% 2.00% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.07% 10.59% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 108 113
Median daily rate £361 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 12
Median hourly rate £19.61 £11.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.89% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.21 £10.10 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £20.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +7.73%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1679 1803 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.88% 18.89% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 929 722
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 119 99
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Berkshire +4 50 £355 +67.05% 13
Surrey +4 35 £290 -3.33% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 32 £455 +40.00% 7
Hampshire -11 30 £361 -3.73% 12
Oxfordshire +11 10 £400 -13.51% 12
Kent +2 5 £325 -31.57% 1
West Sussex -7 3 - - 2
East Sussex +11 1 - - 2
Middlesex -6 1 £300 - 2
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Internet.

1 134 (36.22%) Windows
2 108 (29.19%) Firewall
3 104 (28.11%) Microsoft
4 85 (22.97%) ITIL
5 83 (22.43%) Cisco
6 68 (18.38%) DNS
7 64 (17.30%) Linux
8 60 (16.22%) SSL
9 59 (15.95%) VPN
9 59 (15.95%) Active Directory
9 59 (15.95%) Telecoms
10 58 (15.68%) Finance
11 53 (14.32%) TCP/IP
11 53 (14.32%) WAN
12 51 (13.78%) Security Cleared
13 48 (12.97%) LAN
14 47 (12.70%) JavaScript
14 47 (12.70%) Oracle
14 47 (12.70%) Project Management
15 46 (12.43%) MS Excel
16 44 (11.89%) IIS
17 41 (11.08%) VMware
18 40 (10.81%) Citrix
18 40 (10.81%) SC Cleared
19 37 (10.00%) FTP
19 37 (10.00%) Windows Server
20 36 (9.73%) Data Centre
20 36 (9.73%) SQL Server
20 36 (9.73%) IPsec
21 35 (9.46%) Management Information System

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 44 (11.89%) IIS
2 32 (8.65%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.32%) Skype for Business
5 15 (4.05%) Apache
6 11 (2.97%) IBM Notes
7 9 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.43%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.89%) CMS
9 6 (1.62%) Drupal
9 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.62%) WordPress
10 5 (1.35%) JBoss
10 5 (1.35%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.35%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.81%) JRun
Applications
1 46 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.57%) MS Office
3 8 (2.16%) Acrobat
3 8 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.16%) ProjectWise
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) QuarkXPress
4 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.08%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.86%) Office 365
2 14 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.97%) SaaS
4 5 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.35%) IaaS
5 4 (1.08%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.81%) AtomSphere
6 3 (0.81%) Boomi
6 3 (0.81%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.81%) PaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 108 (29.19%) Firewall
2 68 (18.38%) DNS
3 60 (16.22%) SSL
4 59 (15.95%) VPN
5 53 (14.32%) TCP/IP
5 53 (14.32%) WAN
6 48 (12.97%) LAN
7 37 (10.00%) FTP
8 36 (9.73%) IPsec
9 32 (8.65%) MPLS
10 30 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 30 (8.11%) Network Security
11 29 (7.84%) Intranet
11 29 (7.84%) NetScaler
12 27 (7.30%) DHCP
13 26 (7.03%) Wireless
14 23 (6.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (5.41%) HTTP
15 20 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
16 19 (5.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.59%) MySQL
3 13 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.97%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.89%) Big Data
6 5 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.81%) DB2
7 3 (0.81%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.81%) FileMaker
7 3 (0.81%) GIS
7 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.54%) Redis
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (2.97%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.16%) Subversion
4 5 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.54%) Ant
6 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.54%) Gradle
6 2 (0.54%) Maven
6 2 (0.54%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.27%) Grunt
7 1 (0.27%) Hudson
7 1 (0.27%) JIRA
7 1 (0.27%) JUnit
7 1 (0.27%) MSI
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 59 (15.95%) Telecoms
2 58 (15.68%) Finance
3 20 (5.41%) Marketing
4 12 (3.24%) Banking
5 11 (2.97%) German Language
6 9 (2.43%) Electronics
7 8 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.16%) Publishing
7 8 (2.16%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.62%) French Language
8 6 (1.62%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.08%) Billing
9 4 (1.08%) Legal
10 3 (0.81%) Back Office
10 3 (0.81%) Retail
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (17.84%) Analyst
2 43 (11.62%) Architect
3 38 (10.27%) Developer
4 35 (9.46%) Support Engineer
5 23 (6.22%) Consultant
6 21 (5.68%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.14%) Designer
8 16 (4.32%) Network Engineer
9 15 (4.05%) Security Analyst
9 15 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.78%) Network Analyst
10 14 (3.78%) Web Analyst
11 12 (3.24%) Network Security Analyst
11 12 (3.24%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.24%) Solutions Designer
12 11 (2.97%) Administrator
12 11 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.19%) Web Services
2 31 (8.38%) .NET
3 28 (7.57%) HTML
4 21 (5.68%) CSS
4 21 (5.68%) XML
5 17 (4.59%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.78%) Node.js
7 13 (3.51%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.24%) XSLT
9 10 (2.70%) Regular Expression
9 10 (2.70%) REST
10 9 (2.43%) Ajax
10 9 (2.43%) DCOM
11 8 (2.16%) jQuery
11 8 (2.16%) LAMP
11 8 (2.16%) SOAP
12 7 (1.89%) 802.1X
12 7 (1.89%) JSON
13 6 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.73%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.95%) Cryptography
4 21 (5.68%) Client/Server
5 18 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.86%) PKI
6 15 (4.05%) CESG
7 12 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.24%) RSA SecurID
8 10 (2.70%) Internet of Things
9 9 (2.43%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (2.43%) User Experience
10 8 (2.16%) Clustering
10 8 (2.16%) Online Banking
11 7 (1.89%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.62%) Digital TV
13 5 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.35%) Smartphone
14 4 (1.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 134 (36.22%) Windows
2 64 (17.30%) Linux
3 37 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 35 (9.46%) Unix
5 18 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.59%) Windows Vista
7 15 (4.05%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.97%) CentOS
9 11 (2.97%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.89%) Solaris
11 5 (1.35%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.08%) Debian
12 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.97%) ITIL
2 47 (12.70%) Project Management
3 33 (8.92%) Service Management
4 27 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (7.03%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (6.76%) Load Balancing
7 24 (6.49%) Information Security
8 21 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (5.14%) Configuration Management
9 19 (5.14%) Incident Management
9 19 (5.14%) Information Assurance
9 19 (5.14%) Problem Management
10 18 (4.86%) Change Management
10 18 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (4.86%) Migration
10 18 (4.86%) Network Architecture
11 16 (4.32%) Capacity Management
11 16 (4.32%) ITIL V3
11 16 (4.32%) Service Delivery
12 15 (4.05%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.70%) JavaScript
2 34 (9.19%) Java
3 29 (7.84%) SQL
4 26 (7.03%) C#
5 25 (6.76%) PHP
6 19 (5.14%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.32%) C++
7 16 (4.32%) Python
8 15 (4.05%) Perl
9 13 (3.51%) VBScript
10 12 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.70%) VB
12 6 (1.62%) Ruby
12 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.62%) VB6
13 5 (1.35%) C
14 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.81%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (13.78%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.46%) Degree
4 29 (7.84%) CISSP
5 26 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (4.05%) CCNP
7 15 (4.05%) CESG Certified Professional
8 13 (3.51%) CCNA
9 12 (3.24%) CCIE
10 11 (2.97%) MCSE
11 10 (2.70%) CEH
12 9 (2.43%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (1.35%) CISA
14 5 (1.35%) CISM
15 4 (1.08%) GIAC
15 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
15 4 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.95%) SLA
2 20 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.14%) PCI DSS
4 12 (3.24%) RMADS
5 9 (2.43%) COBIT
6 8 (2.16%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 59 (15.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.41%) UAG
4 13 (3.51%) Sendmail
5 8 (2.16%) ISA Server
5 8 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.62%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.08%) Postfix
7 4 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.08%) vSphere
8 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.54%) Firmware
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.27%) Docker
10 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.05%) SCCM
1 15 (4.05%) WSUS
2 11 (2.97%) Puppet
3 6 (1.62%) Ansible
3 6 (1.62%) DameWare
3 6 (1.62%) Nagios
3 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.35%) BMC Marimba
5 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.08%) Nexpose
5 4 (1.08%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.81%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.81%) WMI
7 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.54%) OpenView
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (28.11%) Microsoft
2 83 (22.43%) Cisco
3 47 (12.70%) Oracle
4 41 (11.08%) VMware
5 40 (10.81%) Citrix
6 29 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 29 (7.84%) HP
6 29 (7.84%) Juniper
7 23 (6.22%) F5
8 22 (5.95%) Blue Coat
9 17 (4.59%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.05%) Dell
10 15 (4.05%) Palo Alto
11 13 (3.51%) Adobe
12 11 (2.97%) Lotus
13 10 (2.70%) Intel Security
13 10 (2.70%) SAP
13 10 (2.70%) Symantec
14 8 (2.16%) IronPort
15 7 (1.89%) TippingPoint
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