The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 63 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Contract jobs citing Internet 234 204 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.55% 2.41% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.77% 13.14% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 55
Average daily rate
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£336 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £140 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1699 1553 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.52% 18.34% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 670 573
Average daily rate £338 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Internet
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Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Berkshire -4 86 £375 +50.00% 34
Hampshire -1 47 £350 -6.04% 17
Surrey -3 31 £200 -46.66% 23
Kent +12 22 £125 - 11
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £319 -1.92% 9
West Sussex +7 17 £220 -48.23% 1
East Sussex -4 6 £375 +78.57% 4
Oxfordshire -15 2 £313 -6.01% 10
Middlesex -2 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 122 (29.19%) Windows
2 104 (24.88%) Microsoft
3 85 (20.33%) XML
3 85 (20.33%) SQL
4 71 (16.99%) ITIL
4 71 (16.99%) Firewall
4 71 (16.99%) Telecoms
5 63 (15.07%) Linux
6 59 (14.11%) Active Directory
7 52 (12.44%) Degree
8 51 (12.20%) IIS
8 51 (12.20%) Cisco
9 49 (11.72%) Java
10 48 (11.48%) JSON
11 47 (11.24%) VMware
11 47 (11.24%) REST
12 46 (11.00%) Mobile App
12 46 (11.00%) Finance
13 45 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (10.29%) Security Cleared
14 43 (10.29%) Google
14 43 (10.29%) Project Management
15 42 (10.05%) JavaScript
15 42 (10.05%) MS Exchange
15 42 (10.05%) TDD
16 41 (9.81%) Intranet
17 40 (9.57%) MS Excel
17 40 (9.57%) WAN
17 40 (9.57%) HTML
17 40 (9.57%) Facebook

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 51 (12.20%) IIS
2 42 (10.05%) MS Exchange
3 37 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (5.50%) Apache
5 18 (4.31%) SharePoint
6 17 (4.07%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.11%) IBM Notes
8 11 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
8 11 (2.63%) SAS
8 11 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.39%) Liferay
10 9 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.67%) CMS
13 5 (1.20%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.42%) MS Office
3 10 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.20%) MS Project
5 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.48%) Maximo
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.24%) assyst
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.55%) Office 365
3 15 (3.59%) IaaS
3 15 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.35%) SaaS
5 8 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.96%) PaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.99%) Firewall
2 41 (9.81%) Intranet
3 40 (9.57%) WAN
4 38 (9.09%) DNS
5 35 (8.37%) HTTP
6 32 (7.66%) TCP/IP
7 28 (6.70%) LAN
8 26 (6.22%) VPN
9 25 (5.98%) MPLS
10 23 (5.50%) FTP
11 22 (5.26%) Ethernet
12 21 (5.02%) Broadband
12 21 (5.02%) SMTP
12 21 (5.02%) Network Security
13 17 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (3.59%) BGP
14 15 (3.59%) VoIP
14 15 (3.59%) IPv6
15 14 (3.35%) SAN
15 14 (3.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.35%) DB2
2 14 (3.35%) MySQL
3 12 (2.87%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.91%) Big Data
5 8 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.44%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.44%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.96%) MS Access
9 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.11%) Maven
3 10 (2.39%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.91%) Subversion
5 7 (1.67%) JIRA
5 7 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.44%) FitNesse
6 6 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.44%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.20%) Selenium
8 4 (0.96%) RSpec
8 4 (0.96%) Introscope
8 4 (0.96%) Mockito
9 3 (0.72%) Grunt
9 3 (0.72%) Behat
9 3 (0.72%) Ant
10 2 (0.48%) ERwin
10 2 (0.48%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 71 (16.99%) Telecoms
2 46 (11.00%) Finance
3 21 (5.02%) Games
4 18 (4.31%) Publishing
4 18 (4.31%) Banking
5 16 (3.83%) Billing
6 14 (3.35%) Marketing
7 10 (2.39%) Retail
7 10 (2.39%) Advertising
8 9 (2.15%) Military
8 9 (2.15%) Legal
8 9 (2.15%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.20%) Electronics
9 5 (1.20%) Automotive
10 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
11 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (17.22%) Developer
2 50 (11.96%) Architect
3 49 (11.72%) Analyst
4 31 (7.42%) Mobile Developer
5 30 (7.18%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.22%) Lead Developer
7 25 (5.98%) Consultant
7 25 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (5.02%) Support Engineer
9 20 (4.78%) Network Engineer
9 20 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (4.07%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.59%) Administrator
12 11 (2.63%) SCCM Engineer
12 11 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
13 10 (2.39%) Test Engineer
13 10 (2.39%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.15%) Junior
15 8 (1.91%) Java Developer
15 8 (1.91%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.33%) XML
2 48 (11.48%) JSON
3 47 (11.24%) REST
4 40 (9.57%) HTML
5 38 (9.09%) OAuth
6 37 (8.85%) CSS
7 36 (8.61%) Web Services
8 28 (6.70%) Spring
9 26 (6.22%) .NET
10 23 (5.50%) J2EE
11 19 (4.55%) XSLT
12 18 (4.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 16 (3.83%) Unity DI Container
13 16 (3.83%) jQuery
14 11 (2.63%) RESTful
14 11 (2.63%) ASP.NET
15 10 (2.39%) DCOM
15 10 (2.39%) SOAP
16 8 (1.91%) PostGIS
17 7 (1.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.00%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.22%) PKI
3 24 (5.74%) Blackberry
4 18 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.15%) Open Source
6 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.91%) DTV
8 7 (1.67%) CESG
8 7 (1.67%) EMV
8 7 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.44%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.20%) FMCG
10 5 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.96%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.72%) SecurID
12 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.72%) IVR
12 3 (0.72%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 122 (29.19%) Windows
2 63 (15.07%) Linux
3 45 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (8.13%) UNIX
5 31 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (6.70%) Windows XP
7 25 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (5.02%) Windows 7
9 17 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.39%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.39%) Android
11 5 (1.20%) Solaris
12 4 (0.96%) VMS
12 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.96%) CentOS
12 4 (0.96%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.99%) ITIL
2 43 (10.29%) Project Management
3 42 (10.05%) TDD
4 39 (9.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 37 (8.85%) Use Case
5 37 (8.85%) SOA
6 35 (8.37%) Rapid Prototyping
7 23 (5.50%) Web Development
8 21 (5.02%) Scrum
9 20 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (4.78%) Content Management
9 20 (4.78%) Game Development
10 19 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 19 (4.55%) Change Management
11 18 (4.31%) Service Management
11 18 (4.31%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.07%) Migration
12 17 (4.07%) Performance Analysis
13 14 (3.35%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.33%) SQL
2 49 (11.72%) Java
3 42 (10.05%) JavaScript
4 36 (8.61%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.26%) PHP
5 22 (5.26%) Python
6 21 (5.02%) C
7 19 (4.55%) VBScript
8 17 (4.07%) XQuery
9 11 (2.63%) Perl
9 11 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.91%) C++
11 7 (1.67%) PHP5
12 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.96%) C#
13 3 (0.72%) VB
14 2 (0.48%) RPG/400
14 2 (0.48%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.48%) RPG
15 1 (0.24%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 52 (12.44%) Degree
2 43 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (6.22%) SC Cleared
5 25 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (5.26%) MCSE
7 16 (3.83%) CCNP
8 13 (3.11%) CCNA
8 13 (3.11%) MCP
8 13 (3.11%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.87%) MCSA
10 11 (2.63%) CISSP
11 6 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.20%) ISEB
13 4 (0.96%) CCA
13 4 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.96%) CCIE
13 4 (0.96%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.07%) QA
2 9 (2.15%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.15%) SLA
2 9 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (14.11%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.39%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.39%) UAG
4 8 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.96%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.72%) vCloud
6 3 (0.72%) KVM
6 3 (0.72%) vSphere
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.48%) Xen
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.24%) Snort
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (8.61%) SCCM
2 20 (4.78%) SCOM
3 12 (2.87%) Puppet
4 11 (2.63%) WMI
5 10 (2.39%) SCVMM
5 10 (2.39%) SCDPM
6 7 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.20%) WSUS
8 4 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.96%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.96%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.48%) Plesk
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.24%) Munin
11 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 104 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.20%) Cisco
3 47 (11.24%) VMware
4 43 (10.29%) Google
5 40 (9.57%) Facebook
5 40 (9.57%) Twitter
6 37 (8.85%) Oracle
7 35 (8.37%) Citrix
8 24 (5.74%) Juniper
9 17 (4.07%) Red Hat
10 15 (3.59%) CheckPoint
10 15 (3.59%) HP
11 13 (3.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 13 (3.11%) Lotus
12 12 (2.87%) IBM
13 7 (1.67%) EMC
13 7 (1.67%) FatWire
13 7 (1.67%) Brocade
14 6 (1.44%) Huawei
14 6 (1.44%) F5
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