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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 57 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 283 187 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.93% 2.18% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.05% 12.61% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 92 93
Average daily rate
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£373 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.11% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £24.00 £16.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +44.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.15 £10.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.46%
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
1880 1483 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.46% 17.27% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 687 651
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 106 162
Average hourly rate £19.91 £23.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% +22.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +15 103 £365 -5.80% 13
Hampshire +14 94 £388 +19.23% 20
Buckinghamshire +6 30 £375 +25.00% 2
Surrey 0 30 £325 -11.86% 23
Kent +1 9 £235 -26.56% 13
Oxfordshire -16 9 £425 +70.00% 4
Middlesex +6 2 £363 +9.02%
East Sussex -6 2 £262 -34.62% 2
West Sussex -1 1 £295 -26.25% 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 138 (26.69%) Windows
2 136 (26.31%) Microsoft
3 101 (19.54%) Telecoms
4 88 (17.02%) XML
5 86 (16.63%) SQL
5 86 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (14.70%) Linux
7 75 (14.51%) ITIL
8 74 (14.31%) Degree
9 73 (14.12%) IIS
9 73 (14.12%) Active Directory
10 69 (13.35%) Firewall
11 68 (13.15%) JavaScript
12 67 (12.96%) Project Management
12 67 (12.96%) Security Cleared
13 59 (11.41%) HTML
13 59 (11.41%) Web Services
13 59 (11.41%) MS Excel
14 57 (11.03%) Apache
15 56 (10.83%) VMware
16 55 (10.64%) Finance
16 55 (10.64%) CSS
16 55 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 54 (10.44%) SQL Server
18 52 (10.06%) Scrum
19 51 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
20 50 (9.67%) TDD
21 49 (9.48%) TCP/IP
22 47 (9.09%) Broadband
22 47 (9.09%) Java

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 73 (14.12%) IIS
2 57 (11.03%) Apache
3 36 (6.96%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.45%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.90%) Apache Solr
6 13 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.32%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.13%) Lync
9 9 (1.74%) CMS
10 7 (1.35%) Liferay
10 7 (1.35%) Drupal
11 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.97%) Node.js
12 5 (0.97%) WordPress
12 5 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.77%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.93%) MS Office
3 12 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.58%) Maximo
2 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.06%) SaaS
2 21 (4.06%) Office 365
3 17 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.90%) IaaS
5 11 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.35%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.77%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.35%) Firewall
2 49 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 47 (9.09%) Broadband
4 46 (8.90%) DNS
5 45 (8.70%) WAN
6 41 (7.93%) LAN
6 41 (7.93%) Intranet
7 39 (7.54%) 3G
8 33 (6.38%) HTTP
9 31 (6.00%) FTP
10 22 (4.26%) VPN
10 22 (4.26%) Network Security
11 21 (4.06%) DHCP
12 20 (3.87%) 4G
13 18 (3.48%) SSL
14 17 (3.29%) Ethernet
14 17 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (3.09%) MPLS
16 15 (2.90%) LTE
16 15 (2.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.77%) MySQL
3 24 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.51%) DB2
4 13 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.35%) Big Data
9 6 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.97%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.39%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.39%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 34 (6.58%) Maven
2 30 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.42%) Eclipse
4 22 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 19 (3.68%) Subversion
6 16 (3.09%) JIRA
7 15 (2.90%) FitNesse
8 11 (2.13%) Selenium
9 9 (1.74%) PHPUnit
9 9 (1.74%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.35%) RSpec
10 7 (1.35%) Mockito
11 5 (0.97%) JUnit
12 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.77%) ERwin
13 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.58%) Grunt
13 3 (0.58%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.39%) WinDbg
General
1 101 (19.54%) Telecoms
2 55 (10.64%) Finance
3 36 (6.96%) Billing
4 31 (6.00%) Publishing
5 17 (3.29%) Banking
5 17 (3.29%) Marketing
6 14 (2.71%) Games
7 11 (2.13%) Military
8 8 (1.55%) Back Office
9 7 (1.35%) Retail
9 7 (1.35%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.16%) Advertising
10 6 (1.16%) Legal
11 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.58%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) Automotive
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 96 (18.57%) Developer
2 94 (18.18%) Architect
3 63 (12.19%) Solutions Architect
4 52 (10.06%) Analyst
5 32 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 29 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.42%) Mobile Developer
8 25 (4.84%) Consultant
9 19 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.09%) Lead Developer
10 16 (3.09%) Business Analyst
11 15 (2.90%) Service Manager
11 15 (2.90%) Administrator
11 15 (2.90%) PHP Developer
11 15 (2.90%) Transition Manager
11 15 (2.90%) Service Transition Manager
12 14 (2.71%) Front-End Developer
13 13 (2.51%) Senior Architect
13 13 (2.51%) SCCM Engineer
13 13 (2.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.02%) XML
2 59 (11.41%) Web Services
2 59 (11.41%) HTML
3 55 (10.64%) CSS
4 46 (8.90%) J2EE
5 45 (8.70%) JSON
6 39 (7.54%) REST
7 35 (6.77%) .NET
8 31 (6.00%) OAuth
9 30 (5.80%) XSLT
10 29 (5.61%) PostGIS
11 28 (5.42%) jQuery
12 26 (5.03%) Spring
13 24 (4.64%) RESTful
14 21 (4.06%) SOAP
15 19 (3.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 17 (3.29%) Unity DI Container
16 17 (3.29%) ASP.NET
16 17 (3.29%) Ajax
17 13 (2.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.74%) Mobile App
2 37 (7.16%) Open Source
3 33 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.22%) PKI
5 22 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.48%) DTV
6 18 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.90%) Clustering
8 10 (1.93%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.16%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.97%) SecurID
10 5 (0.97%) AS400
10 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.77%) e-Health
11 4 (0.77%) IVR
11 4 (0.77%) iSeries
11 4 (0.77%) Social Media
11 4 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 138 (26.69%) Windows
2 76 (14.70%) Linux
3 55 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 32 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (5.03%) UNIX
7 25 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.71%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.93%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.55%) Android
11 8 (1.55%) Solaris
12 7 (1.35%) Debian
13 6 (1.16%) CentOS
14 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (14.51%) ITIL
3 67 (12.96%) Project Management
4 52 (10.06%) Scrum
5 50 (9.67%) TDD
6 42 (8.12%) SOA
7 34 (6.58%) Mobile Application Development
8 32 (6.19%) Use Case
9 29 (5.61%) Rapid Prototyping
10 28 (5.42%) MVC
11 27 (5.22%) Service Management
12 26 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (4.64%) OO
14 23 (4.45%) Content Management
14 23 (4.45%) Web Development
15 22 (4.26%) PRINCE2
16 19 (3.68%) Configuration Management
16 19 (3.68%) Migration
17 16 (3.09%) Six Sigma
17 16 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.63%) SQL
2 68 (13.15%) JavaScript
3 47 (9.09%) Java
4 36 (6.96%) PHP
5 35 (6.77%) Python
5 35 (6.77%) PowerShell
6 27 (5.22%) VBScript
7 23 (4.45%) XQuery
8 15 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.32%) C
10 11 (2.13%) PHP5
11 9 (1.74%) C#
12 7 (1.35%) Perl
12 7 (1.35%) VB
13 4 (0.77%) RPG
13 4 (0.77%) C++
13 4 (0.77%) RPG/400
13 4 (0.77%) RPG IV
13 4 (0.77%) Ruby
14 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (14.31%) Degree
2 67 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 41 (7.93%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.87%) MCSE
6 17 (3.29%) MCP
7 14 (2.71%) CCNA
8 11 (2.13%) CISSP
9 9 (1.74%) CCNP
9 9 (1.74%) MCSA
10 6 (1.16%) PMP
10 6 (1.16%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.16%) GIAC
11 5 (0.97%) GCIA
12 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.77%) ISEB
13 3 (0.58%) CCIE
13 3 (0.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.48%) SLA
3 17 (3.29%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.13%) QA
5 6 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.93%) XenApp
4 10 (1.93%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (1.93%) UAG
5 7 (1.35%) VirtualBox
6 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.77%) Docker
8 3 (0.58%) vCloud
8 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.39%) Xen
9 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.39%) Snort
9 2 (0.39%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.19%) Squid
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (6.00%) SCCM
2 26 (5.03%) Puppet
3 17 (3.29%) SCOM
4 13 (2.51%) WMI
5 7 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (1.35%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.77%) WSUS
9 3 (0.58%) OpenView
9 3 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (0.39%) Plesk
10 2 (0.39%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.39%) Nagios
11 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 136 (26.31%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.83%) VMware
3 41 (7.93%) Google
4 38 (7.35%) Cisco
5 36 (6.96%) Citrix
6 33 (6.38%) Facebook
6 33 (6.38%) Twitter
7 24 (4.64%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.48%) F5
9 17 (3.29%) Oracle
10 16 (3.09%) IBM
11 15 (2.90%) HP
11 15 (2.90%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.32%) Remedy
13 11 (2.13%) Zend
13 11 (2.13%) Juniper
14 9 (1.74%) Symantec
15 8 (1.55%) Clearswift
16 7 (1.35%) EMC
16 7 (1.35%) SAP
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