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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 100 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Contract jobs citing Internet 185 232 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.92% 2.49% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 13.33% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 112 113
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £198 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £8.68 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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
1744 1740 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 18.68% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 773 707
Average daily rate £355 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 96 125
Average hourly rate £22.83 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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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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
Hampshire -2 51 £375 +7.14% 16
Buckinghamshire +22 44 £336 +5.07% 6
Berkshire -35 43 £213 -43.33% 25
Surrey -9 24 £300 +50.00% 14
Kent -22 8 £475 +35.71% 3
West Sussex -19 6 £220 - 4
Oxfordshire -19 3 £363 +31.81% 4
Middlesex - 3 - - 1
East Sussex -13 1 £135 -64.00% 3
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 84 (21.27%) ITIL
2 81 (20.51%) Windows
3 80 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (19.75%) Microsoft
5 73 (18.48%) Linux
6 70 (17.72%) JavaScript
7 66 (16.71%) HTML
8 62 (15.70%) Cisco
9 60 (15.19%) WAN
10 57 (14.43%) Finance
11 55 (13.92%) Telecoms
12 53 (13.42%) MS Excel
13 51 (12.91%) LAN
14 49 (12.41%) XML
14 49 (12.41%) CSS
14 49 (12.41%) Security Cleared
15 47 (11.90%) Firewall
15 47 (11.90%) Scrum
16 45 (11.39%) Java
17 43 (10.89%) Web Services
18 42 (10.63%) Active Directory
18 42 (10.63%) Intranet
19 41 (10.38%) SQL
20 40 (10.13%) .NET
20 40 (10.13%) TDD
21 39 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
22 37 (9.37%) Python
22 37 (9.37%) Subversion
22 37 (9.37%) SC Cleared
23 36 (9.11%) VMware

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 34 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 31 (7.85%) Apache
3 27 (6.84%) IIS
4 16 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (3.29%) CMS
6 11 (2.78%) Lync
7 10 (2.53%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.03%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.03%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.77%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.52%) WordPress
10 6 (1.52%) SAS
11 5 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.27%) Node.js
11 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.86%) MS Office
3 18 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.52%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.27%) MS Project
6 5 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.76%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Magento
2 7 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.76%) assyst
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.54%) Office 365
2 11 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.77%) IaaS
5 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.01%) PaaS
6 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.76%) SaaS
6 3 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 60 (15.19%) WAN
2 51 (12.91%) LAN
3 47 (11.90%) Firewall
4 42 (10.63%) Intranet
5 33 (8.35%) Broadband
6 32 (8.10%) TCP/IP
6 32 (8.10%) VPN
6 32 (8.10%) DNS
7 27 (6.84%) Ethernet
7 27 (6.84%) MPLS
8 23 (5.82%) BGP
8 23 (5.82%) DHCP
9 22 (5.57%) Wireless
10 19 (4.81%) OSPF
11 18 (4.56%) 3G
12 17 (4.30%) HTTP
13 15 (3.80%) SSL
14 13 (3.29%) ADSL
15 11 (2.78%) SAN
16 10 (2.53%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.04%) MySQL
3 12 (3.04%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.28%) MarkLogic
5 9 (2.28%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.77%) DB2
7 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.27%) Big Data
9 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (9.37%) Subversion
2 30 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.57%) JUnit
5 19 (4.81%) Visual Studio
6 15 (3.80%) PHPUnit
7 14 (3.54%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.29%) Selenium
9 10 (2.53%) Mockito
9 10 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.03%) JIRA
11 6 (1.52%) Ant
12 4 (1.01%) Maven
12 4 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.76%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.76%) Gradle
14 2 (0.51%) eggPlant
14 2 (0.51%) HP UFT
15 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 57 (14.43%) Finance
2 55 (13.92%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.58%) Banking
4 23 (5.82%) Marketing
5 19 (4.81%) Publishing
6 10 (2.53%) Legal
7 8 (2.03%) German Language
8 7 (1.77%) Back Office
9 5 (1.27%) Games
9 5 (1.27%) Retail
10 3 (0.76%) Billing
11 2 (0.51%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 93 (23.54%) Developer
2 58 (14.68%) Analyst
3 40 (10.13%) Architect
4 27 (6.84%) Java Developer
5 20 (5.06%) Support Analyst
6 18 (4.56%) Network Engineer
6 18 (4.56%) Support Engineer
7 17 (4.30%) Service Manager
7 17 (4.30%) Transition Manager
7 17 (4.30%) Service Transition Manager
8 15 (3.80%) Network Architect
9 14 (3.54%) Applications Support
10 13 (3.29%) Web Developer
10 13 (3.29%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.04%) PHP Developer
12 11 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.78%) Network Analyst
12 11 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (2.53%) Network Support
13 10 (2.53%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (16.71%) HTML
2 49 (12.41%) CSS
2 49 (12.41%) XML
3 43 (10.89%) Web Services
4 40 (10.13%) .NET
5 26 (6.58%) REST
5 26 (6.58%) HTML5
6 23 (5.82%) Spring
6 23 (5.82%) JSON
7 20 (5.06%) RESTful
8 19 (4.81%) XSLT
9 16 (4.05%) J2EE
10 15 (3.80%) CSS3
10 15 (3.80%) AngularJS
11 14 (3.54%) SOAP
12 13 (3.29%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.04%) XHTML
13 12 (3.04%) jQuery
14 9 (2.28%) SAML
15 8 (2.03%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.57%) User Experience
3 19 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.30%) Mobile Banking
4 17 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.05%) DTV
6 15 (3.80%) Economics
7 14 (3.54%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.04%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.78%) Social Media
10 10 (2.53%) Online Banking
11 9 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.77%) Replication
12 7 (1.77%) PKI
13 6 (1.52%) PMI
13 6 (1.52%) W3C
13 6 (1.52%) SecurID
14 5 (1.27%) CMDB
14 5 (1.27%) IVR
14 5 (1.27%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.51%) Windows
2 73 (18.48%) Linux
3 26 (6.58%) UNIX
4 25 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.78%) Android
8 10 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.03%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.52%) Solaris
12 4 (1.01%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.01%) CentOS
13 3 (0.76%) AIX
14 2 (0.51%) HPUX
14 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.27%) ITIL
2 80 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (11.90%) Scrum
4 40 (10.13%) TDD
5 34 (8.61%) OO
6 33 (8.35%) Web Development
7 32 (8.10%) Change Control
8 30 (7.59%) Migration
9 29 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (7.09%) Configuration Management
11 25 (6.33%) BDD
12 24 (6.08%) Project Management
13 22 (5.57%) Service Management
13 22 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (5.32%) Project Planning
15 20 (5.06%) Change Management
16 19 (4.81%) E-Commerce
17 18 (4.56%) Open Source
18 17 (4.30%) Workflow
19 15 (3.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.72%) JavaScript
2 45 (11.39%) Java
3 41 (10.38%) SQL
4 37 (9.37%) Python
5 36 (9.11%) PHP
6 25 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 24 (6.08%) C#
8 13 (3.29%) C++
9 10 (2.53%) Perl
9 10 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.28%) XQuery
10 9 (2.28%) Ruby
11 7 (1.77%) PHP5
12 6 (1.52%) C
13 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.01%) VBScript
15 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (9.37%) SC Cleared
4 28 (7.09%) CCNA
5 27 (6.84%) CCNP
6 25 (6.33%) Degree
7 13 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.53%) MCSE
9 7 (1.77%) MCP
9 7 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (1.77%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.52%) MCITP
10 6 (1.52%) PMP
10 6 (1.52%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.27%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.01%) MCSA
13 3 (0.76%) ISEB
13 3 (0.76%) CISSP
13 3 (0.76%) CCSP
13 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.80%) SLA
3 12 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 12 (3.04%) QA
4 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 42 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.03%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.52%) XenApp
5 6 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.01%) Snort
7 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.25%) UAG
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.25%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.25%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.78%) SCCM
2 8 (2.03%) Puppet
3 5 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.01%) Cacti
4 4 (1.01%) OpenView
5 3 (0.76%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.51%) WSUS
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.25%) WMI
7 1 (0.25%) SCOM
7 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 78 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.70%) Cisco
3 36 (9.11%) VMware
4 35 (8.86%) Oracle
5 21 (5.32%) HP
5 21 (5.32%) CheckPoint
6 14 (3.54%) Google
7 12 (3.04%) F5
7 12 (3.04%) Juniper
7 12 (3.04%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.78%) Adobe
9 9 (2.28%) IBM
9 9 (2.28%) Citrix
9 9 (2.28%) BT
10 8 (2.03%) Apple
11 7 (1.77%) Remedy
11 7 (1.77%) Avaya
11 7 (1.77%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.77%) Facebook
11 7 (1.77%) Twitter
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