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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 63 80 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Contract jobs citing Internet 252 210 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.75% 2.36% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.02% 12.92% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 115 71
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 24
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 £8.68 £11.86 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +17.18%
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
1797 1625 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.60% 18.29% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 754 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 107 184
Average hourly rate £18.88 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +7 94 £400 +33.33% 32
Hampshire +12 68 £365 +20.26% 20
Kent +12 29 £350 +133.33% 3
Surrey -12 28 £200 -46.66% 13
Buckinghamshire +11 14 £325 - 5
West Sussex +7 10 £220 -48.23% 7
East Sussex 0 6 £375 +6.76% 2
Middlesex - 2 £363 -
Oxfordshire -8 1 £275 -26.66% 5
Sussex - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 133 (30.79%) Windows
2 112 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 95 (21.99%) SQL
4 94 (21.76%) XML
5 78 (18.06%) Firewall
6 65 (15.05%) Telecoms
7 63 (14.58%) Degree
7 63 (14.58%) Active Directory
8 62 (14.35%) ITIL
8 62 (14.35%) Linux
9 61 (14.12%) Java
10 54 (12.50%) IIS
10 54 (12.50%) JSON
10 54 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 53 (12.27%) REST
12 51 (11.81%) JavaScript
13 50 (11.57%) HTML
13 50 (11.57%) Google
13 50 (11.57%) TDD
14 49 (11.34%) Cisco
14 49 (11.34%) Project Management
15 47 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
16 46 (10.65%) Facebook
16 46 (10.65%) Twitter
16 46 (10.65%) Finance
16 46 (10.65%) VMware
17 45 (10.42%) Mobile Application Development
17 45 (10.42%) Use Case
18 44 (10.19%) OAuth
18 44 (10.19%) SOA

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 54 (12.50%) IIS
2 42 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 35 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (7.64%) Apache
5 20 (4.63%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.94%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.01%) IBM Notes
8 11 (2.55%) Liferay
8 11 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.31%) CMS
9 10 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.85%) Lync
11 8 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (1.39%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.39%) Drupal
12 6 (1.39%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.26%) MS Office
3 12 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.69%) MS Project
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.46%) Misys Midas
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.46%) Maximo
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.23%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.32%) Office 365
3 17 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.47%) IaaS
5 13 (3.01%) SaaS
6 8 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.93%) PaaS
7 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (18.06%) Firewall
2 39 (9.03%) Intranet
3 35 (8.10%) DNS
4 32 (7.41%) HTTP
4 32 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 30 (6.94%) WAN
6 28 (6.48%) LAN
7 26 (6.02%) Broadband
7 26 (6.02%) VPN
8 24 (5.56%) Network Security
9 20 (4.63%) FTP
10 18 (4.17%) 3G
11 16 (3.70%) Ethernet
11 16 (3.70%) MPLS
12 15 (3.47%) DHCP
12 15 (3.47%) SMTP
13 14 (3.24%) IPv6
14 13 (3.01%) BGP
15 12 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.86%) MySQL
3 14 (3.24%) DB2
4 12 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.85%) Big Data
8 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.39%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.93%) MS Access
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.94%) Jenkins
2 15 (3.47%) Maven
3 14 (3.24%) Subversion
4 11 (2.55%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.31%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.08%) JIRA
7 7 (1.62%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.39%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.39%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.39%) Selenium
9 4 (0.93%) Mockito
9 4 (0.93%) RSpec
9 4 (0.93%) Introscope
10 3 (0.69%) Ant
10 3 (0.69%) Behat
10 3 (0.69%) Grunt
11 2 (0.46%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.46%) ERwin
12 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 65 (15.05%) Telecoms
2 46 (10.65%) Finance
3 23 (5.32%) Games
4 20 (4.63%) Billing
5 19 (4.40%) Publishing
6 17 (3.94%) Banking
7 12 (2.78%) Marketing
8 10 (2.31%) Retail
9 8 (1.85%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.85%) Military
10 7 (1.62%) Advertising
11 6 (1.39%) Legal
12 5 (1.16%) Back Office
13 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.69%) Automotive
14 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.46%) Local Government
15 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (19.68%) Developer
2 59 (13.66%) Architect
3 48 (11.11%) Analyst
4 37 (8.56%) Mobile Developer
5 34 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (6.48%) Project Manager
7 27 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 24 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 22 (5.09%) Consultant
10 20 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.40%) Network Engineer
12 15 (3.47%) Business Analyst
13 14 (3.24%) Front-End Developer
13 14 (3.24%) Administrator
14 12 (2.78%) Senior Architect
14 12 (2.78%) PHP Developer
15 11 (2.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.55%) SCCM Engineer
16 10 (2.31%) Test Engineer
16 10 (2.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (21.76%) XML
2 54 (12.50%) JSON
3 53 (12.27%) REST
4 50 (11.57%) HTML
5 44 (10.19%) OAuth
5 44 (10.19%) CSS
6 39 (9.03%) Web Services
7 32 (7.41%) Spring
8 29 (6.71%) .NET
9 28 (6.48%) J2EE
10 22 (5.09%) jQuery
11 21 (4.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 20 (4.63%) XSLT
13 19 (4.40%) Unity DI Container
14 15 (3.47%) SOAP
15 13 (3.01%) ASP.NET
16 12 (2.78%) RESTful
16 12 (2.78%) Ajax
17 10 (2.31%) PostGIS
17 10 (2.31%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.56%) PKI
3 23 (5.32%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.78%) Open Source
6 10 (2.31%) DTV
7 7 (1.62%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.62%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.39%) EMV
9 5 (1.16%) Clustering
9 5 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.93%) Blog
11 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.69%) IVR
11 3 (0.69%) CESG
11 3 (0.69%) AS400
11 3 (0.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 133 (30.79%) Windows
2 62 (14.35%) Linux
3 47 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 34 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (6.94%) Windows 7
7 29 (6.71%) UNIX
8 27 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.55%) Android
10 11 (2.55%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.39%) Solaris
12 5 (1.16%) Debian
13 4 (0.93%) CentOS
13 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.93%) VMS
13 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.35%) ITIL
2 50 (11.57%) TDD
3 49 (11.34%) Project Management
4 45 (10.42%) Mobile Application Development
4 45 (10.42%) Use Case
5 44 (10.19%) SOA
6 41 (9.49%) Rapid Prototyping
7 29 (6.71%) Scrum
8 23 (5.32%) Game Development
8 23 (5.32%) Web Development
9 21 (4.86%) Service Management
9 21 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (4.86%) Content Management
10 20 (4.63%) MVC
10 20 (4.63%) PRINCE2
11 19 (4.40%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.17%) Migration
12 18 (4.17%) OO
13 17 (3.94%) Performance Analysis
14 15 (3.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.99%) SQL
2 61 (14.12%) Java
3 51 (11.81%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.56%) PowerShell
5 28 (6.48%) PHP
6 23 (5.32%) Python
7 22 (5.09%) VBScript
8 21 (4.86%) C
9 17 (3.94%) XQuery
10 11 (2.55%) Perl
10 11 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.55%) PHP5
11 7 (1.62%) C++
12 6 (1.39%) C#
12 6 (1.39%) VB
13 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.46%) RPG/400
14 2 (0.46%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.46%) RPG
15 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (14.58%) Degree
2 43 (9.95%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.94%) MCSE
7 14 (3.24%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.24%) CCNP
8 13 (3.01%) MCP
9 12 (2.78%) MCSA
9 12 (2.78%) CCNA
9 12 (2.78%) CISSP
10 6 (1.39%) PMP
10 6 (1.39%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.16%) CCIE
11 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.93%) CISM
12 4 (0.93%) CCSP
12 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.47%) QA
2 14 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.01%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.85%) SLA
5 6 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.31%) UAG
4 9 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.62%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.16%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.93%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.93%) XenApp
7 4 (0.93%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.69%) vCloud
8 3 (0.69%) KVM
9 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.46%) Xen
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.23%) Snort
10 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) vSphere
10 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (8.56%) SCCM
2 19 (4.40%) SCOM
3 13 (3.01%) Puppet
4 11 (2.55%) WMI
5 9 (2.08%) SCVMM
5 9 (2.08%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.93%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.93%) WSUS
7 4 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.46%) Plesk
8 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.23%) Munin
Vendors
1 112 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.57%) Google
3 49 (11.34%) Cisco
4 46 (10.65%) Facebook
4 46 (10.65%) Twitter
4 46 (10.65%) VMware
5 32 (7.41%) Citrix
6 25 (5.79%) Oracle
7 23 (5.32%) Juniper
8 21 (4.86%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.01%) HP
9 13 (3.01%) Lotus
9 13 (3.01%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.01%) IBM
10 11 (2.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 8 (1.85%) EMC
12 7 (1.62%) Symantec
12 7 (1.62%) FatWire
13 6 (1.39%) F5
13 6 (1.39%) Brocade
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