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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 54 87 109
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +22
Contract jobs citing Internet 286 198 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.08% 2.27% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 12.50% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 100 73
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £11.29 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -16.17%
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
1847 1584 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 18.13% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 723 605
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 94 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 114 £375 +7.14% 27
Hampshire +21 86 £400 +24.12% 16
Surrey -1 40 £219 -41.66% 24
Buckinghamshire +9 18 £346 +8.97% 4
Kent +9 18 £350 +133.33% 2
West Sussex +4 5 £220 -48.23% 5
East Sussex -12 3 £373 +2.89% 9
Middlesex - 2 £363 -
Oxfordshire -9 1 - - 4
Sussex - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 140 (28.28%) Windows
2 117 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 102 (20.61%) SQL
4 101 (20.40%) XML
5 88 (17.78%) Telecoms
6 76 (15.35%) Firewall
7 74 (14.95%) Degree
8 70 (14.14%) Linux
9 68 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (13.54%) IIS
11 65 (13.13%) Java
12 62 (12.53%) ITIL
12 62 (12.53%) Active Directory
13 61 (12.32%) Project Management
13 61 (12.32%) JavaScript
14 60 (12.12%) Finance
15 59 (11.92%) HTML
16 56 (11.31%) Mobile App
17 54 (10.91%) REST
17 54 (10.91%) VMware
17 54 (10.91%) TDD
18 53 (10.71%) Web Services
18 53 (10.71%) JSON
19 51 (10.30%) CSS
19 51 (10.30%) Apache
19 51 (10.30%) Google
19 51 (10.30%) Security Cleared
20 48 (9.70%) MS Excel
20 48 (9.70%) SOA
21 47 (9.49%) Amazon AWS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (13.54%) IIS
2 51 (10.30%) Apache
3 33 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 25 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.04%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.63%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.42%) Liferay
8 12 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.82%) Lync
10 9 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.82%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.62%) CMS
11 8 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.62%) Drupal
12 5 (1.01%) Node.js
13 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 48 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.69%) MS Office
3 12 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.61%) MS Project
6 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.61%) Maximo
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.20%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.24%) SaaS
2 21 (4.24%) Office 365
3 17 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.03%) IaaS
5 9 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.81%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (15.35%) Firewall
2 44 (8.89%) Intranet
3 41 (8.28%) DNS
4 40 (8.08%) TCP/IP
5 39 (7.88%) Broadband
6 36 (7.27%) HTTP
7 32 (6.46%) 3G
8 29 (5.86%) LAN
8 29 (5.86%) WAN
9 25 (5.05%) FTP
10 22 (4.44%) VPN
11 20 (4.04%) Ethernet
11 20 (4.04%) Network Security
12 19 (3.84%) 4G
12 19 (3.84%) MPLS
13 18 (3.64%) LTE
14 16 (3.23%) DHCP
15 15 (3.03%) HTTPS
16 13 (2.63%) BGP
16 13 (2.63%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.86%) MySQL
3 20 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.03%) DB2
5 13 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.62%) Big Data
8 7 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.21%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.81%) MS Access
11 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 26 (5.25%) Maven
1 26 (5.25%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.04%) Eclipse
3 19 (3.84%) Cucumber
4 17 (3.43%) Subversion
5 16 (3.23%) JIRA
6 14 (2.83%) FitNesse
7 8 (1.62%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.62%) PHPUnit
7 8 (1.62%) Selenium
8 5 (1.01%) RSpec
8 5 (1.01%) Mockito
9 4 (0.81%) ERwin
9 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.81%) Introscope
10 3 (0.61%) Behat
10 3 (0.61%) Grunt
10 3 (0.61%) Ant
10 3 (0.61%) JUnit
11 2 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 88 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 60 (12.12%) Finance
3 29 (5.86%) Billing
4 24 (4.85%) Publishing
5 23 (4.65%) Games
6 18 (3.64%) Banking
7 14 (2.83%) Marketing
8 11 (2.22%) Spanish Language
9 10 (2.02%) Military
10 8 (1.62%) Retail
11 7 (1.41%) Advertising
11 7 (1.41%) Back Office
12 6 (1.21%) Legal
13 3 (0.61%) Automotive
13 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.40%) Electronics
14 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Local Government
14 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 95 (19.19%) Developer
2 74 (14.95%) Architect
3 54 (10.91%) Analyst
4 52 (10.51%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (7.47%) Mobile Developer
6 34 (6.87%) Project Manager
7 27 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 27 (5.45%) Lead Developer
8 23 (4.65%) Consultant
9 21 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (3.84%) Network Engineer
11 18 (3.64%) Administrator
12 17 (3.43%) Front-End Developer
13 16 (3.23%) Business Analyst
14 14 (2.83%) PHP Developer
15 13 (2.63%) Senior Architect
15 13 (2.63%) Design Engineer
16 12 (2.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 12 (2.42%) Java Developer
17 11 (2.22%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (20.40%) XML
2 59 (11.92%) HTML
3 54 (10.91%) REST
4 53 (10.71%) Web Services
4 53 (10.71%) JSON
5 51 (10.30%) CSS
6 44 (8.89%) OAuth
7 43 (8.69%) J2EE
8 36 (7.27%) Spring
9 35 (7.07%) .NET
10 28 (5.66%) XSLT
11 27 (5.45%) jQuery
12 23 (4.65%) SOAP
13 21 (4.24%) PostGIS
13 21 (4.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 20 (4.04%) RESTful
15 19 (3.84%) Unity DI Container
16 17 (3.43%) ASP.NET
17 14 (2.83%) Ajax
18 10 (2.02%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.31%) Mobile App
2 27 (5.45%) Open Source
3 25 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.24%) PKI
5 19 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.63%) DTV
8 12 (2.42%) Clustering
9 8 (1.62%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.01%) iSeries
11 5 (1.01%) AS400
11 5 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.01%) EMV
12 4 (0.81%) Social Media
12 4 (0.81%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.81%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 140 (28.28%) Windows
2 70 (14.14%) Linux
3 43 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (6.46%) UNIX
5 30 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 28 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.22%) Android
10 8 (1.62%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.21%) Solaris
11 6 (1.21%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.21%) Debian
12 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.81%) CentOS
12 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (12.53%) ITIL
3 61 (12.32%) Project Management
4 54 (10.91%) TDD
5 48 (9.70%) SOA
6 47 (9.49%) Mobile Application Development
7 43 (8.69%) Use Case
7 43 (8.69%) Scrum
8 41 (8.28%) Rapid Prototyping
9 25 (5.05%) PRINCE2
9 25 (5.05%) MVC
10 24 (4.85%) Service Management
11 23 (4.65%) Game Development
12 22 (4.44%) OO
12 22 (4.44%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.44%) Migration
12 22 (4.44%) Web Development
13 21 (4.24%) Content Management
14 19 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (3.43%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (20.61%) SQL
2 65 (13.13%) Java
3 61 (12.32%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.07%) PHP
5 33 (6.67%) Python
6 32 (6.46%) PowerShell
7 26 (5.25%) VBScript
8 23 (4.65%) XQuery
9 19 (3.84%) C
10 14 (2.83%) Perl
10 14 (2.83%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.22%) PHP5
12 9 (1.82%) C#
13 8 (1.62%) VB
14 6 (1.21%) C++
15 4 (0.81%) RPG
15 4 (0.81%) Ruby
15 4 (0.81%) RPG/400
15 4 (0.81%) RPG IV
15 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (14.95%) Degree
2 51 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.64%) MCSE
7 17 (3.43%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.83%) MCP
9 13 (2.63%) CCNP
9 13 (2.63%) CCNA
10 12 (2.42%) MCSA
10 12 (2.42%) CISSP
11 6 (1.21%) PMP
11 6 (1.21%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.21%) GIAC
12 5 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.01%) GCIA
12 5 (1.01%) CCIE
13 4 (0.81%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.22%) QA
4 8 (1.62%) SLA
5 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (12.53%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.02%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.02%) UAG
4 9 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.21%) XenApp
7 5 (1.01%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.81%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.61%) KVM
9 3 (0.61%) vCloud
10 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.40%) Xen
10 2 (0.40%) vSphere
10 2 (0.40%) Docker
11 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.20%) Snort
11 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (5.45%) SCCM
2 22 (4.44%) Puppet
3 13 (2.63%) SCOM
4 11 (2.22%) WMI
5 6 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (1.01%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.01%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.81%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.81%) WSUS
8 2 (0.40%) OpenView
8 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.40%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.40%) Plesk
8 2 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.20%) Icinga
9 1 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 117 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.91%) VMware
3 51 (10.30%) Google
4 46 (9.29%) Facebook
4 46 (9.29%) Twitter
5 45 (9.09%) Cisco
6 29 (5.86%) Citrix
7 25 (5.05%) Oracle
8 23 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 22 (4.44%) Juniper
10 19 (3.84%) IBM
11 13 (2.63%) HP
12 12 (2.42%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 8 (1.62%) Symantec
14 8 (1.62%) Zend
15 7 (1.41%) Huawei
15 7 (1.41%) FatWire
15 7 (1.41%) Clearswift
15 7 (1.41%) EMC
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