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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 85 79 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Contract jobs citing Internet 181 187 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 2.23% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.79% 11.44% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 67
Average daily rate £330 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 16
Average hourly rate £16.18 £14.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.18 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1677 1635 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 19.48% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 678 688
Average daily rate £327 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 161 175
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -32.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Internet
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 48 £300 -20.79% 9
Berkshire -22 43 £338 - 23
Buckinghamshire -6 23 £325 -7.14% 6
Surrey -14 22 £275 -14.06% 8
Kent +10 16 £363 +36.79% 2
East Sussex +3 11 £225 -33.33% 1
West Sussex -4 8 £350 -6.66%
Oxfordshire -3 4 £313 +2.45% 7
Middlesex -4 3 £429 - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 127 (35.28%) Windows
2 95 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 74 (20.56%) Telecoms
4 66 (18.33%) WAN
5 60 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 56 (15.56%) ITIL
7 54 (15.00%) Firewall
7 54 (15.00%) VPN
7 54 (15.00%) LAN
8 53 (14.72%) XML
9 51 (14.17%) Cisco
10 49 (13.61%) TCP/IP
11 46 (12.78%) MS Exchange
12 44 (12.22%) Security Cleared
12 44 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (12.22%) Windows 7
13 42 (11.67%) MS Excel
13 42 (11.67%) SQL
14 41 (11.39%) Linux
14 41 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 40 (11.11%) VMware
16 37 (10.28%) Degree
16 37 (10.28%) MPLS
16 37 (10.28%) Oracle
17 36 (10.00%) Java
17 36 (10.00%) Blackberry
18 34 (9.44%) Project Management
18 34 (9.44%) SQL Server
18 34 (9.44%) JSON

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (12.78%) MS Exchange
2 41 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (7.22%) IIS
4 15 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 12 (3.33%) Lync
6 11 (3.06%) Lotus Domino
6 11 (3.06%) Apache
6 11 (3.06%) SAS
7 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.67%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.39%) CMS
10 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.11%) Liferay
11 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 42 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.89%) MS Office
3 4 (1.11%) MS Project
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (2.22%) Maximo
3 3 (0.83%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.61%) Office 365
2 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (18.33%) WAN
2 54 (15.00%) LAN
2 54 (15.00%) VPN
2 54 (15.00%) Firewall
3 49 (13.61%) TCP/IP
4 37 (10.28%) MPLS
5 33 (9.17%) HTTP
6 31 (8.61%) DNS
7 30 (8.33%) SMTP
8 28 (7.78%) Intranet
9 25 (6.94%) Ethernet
10 21 (5.83%) SAN
11 18 (5.00%) FTP
12 15 (4.17%) VoIP
13 14 (3.89%) Network Security
14 13 (3.61%) LTE
14 13 (3.61%) BGP
14 13 (3.61%) SSH
14 13 (3.61%) Broadband
15 12 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.78%) MySQL
2 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.83%) MS Access
5 3 (0.83%) DB2
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Selenium
2 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.83%) Subversion
4 3 (0.83%) Moq
4 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.56%) Ant
5 2 (0.56%) Behat
5 2 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.28%) NUnit
6 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
General
1 74 (20.56%) Telecoms
2 29 (8.06%) Finance
3 16 (4.44%) Publishing
4 13 (3.61%) Games
4 13 (3.61%) Banking
5 10 (2.78%) Legal
6 8 (2.22%) Retail
6 8 (2.22%) Marketing
6 8 (2.22%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.67%) Military
8 5 (1.39%) Electronics
8 5 (1.39%) German Language
9 4 (1.11%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.11%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.11%) Automotive
9 4 (1.11%) French Language
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
10 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (15.28%) Developer
2 50 (13.89%) Analyst
3 25 (6.94%) Network Engineer
4 22 (6.11%) Consultant
4 22 (6.11%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.11%) Support Engineer
5 16 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 15 (4.17%) Administrator
7 14 (3.89%) Architect
8 13 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 13 (3.61%) Service Analyst
9 12 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.06%) Lead Developer
10 11 (3.06%) Test Engineer
10 11 (3.06%) Team Leader
11 10 (2.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 10 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (2.78%) Designer
12 9 (2.50%) Development Engineer
12 9 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.72%) XML
2 34 (9.44%) JSON
3 32 (8.89%) Web Services
3 32 (8.89%) .NET
4 31 (8.61%) HTML
5 25 (6.94%) REST
6 23 (6.39%) CSS
7 18 (5.00%) jQuery
8 16 (4.44%) XSLT
9 14 (3.89%) SOAP
10 13 (3.61%) OAuth
11 12 (3.33%) Spring
11 12 (3.33%) HTML5
12 9 (2.50%) CSS3
12 9 (2.50%) Ajax
13 8 (2.22%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (1.39%) Ext JS
15 5 (1.39%) J2EE
15 5 (1.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 24 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.50%) IPTV
5 9 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.94%) PKI
6 7 (1.94%) CESG
7 6 (1.67%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.67%) EMV
7 6 (1.67%) RIA
8 4 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.83%) Open Source
9 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.83%) FMCG
9 3 (0.83%) IVR
9 3 (0.83%) Replication
9 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 127 (35.28%) Windows
2 44 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (12.22%) Windows 7
3 41 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (11.39%) Linux
4 31 (8.61%) Windows XP
5 25 (6.94%) UNIX
6 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.67%) Android
7 6 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.83%) VMS
9 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Debian
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.56%) ITIL
2 34 (9.44%) Project Management
3 22 (6.11%) Change Management
3 22 (6.11%) SOA
4 17 (4.72%) Migration
5 16 (4.44%) Service Management
5 16 (4.44%) OO
5 16 (4.44%) Use Case
6 15 (4.17%) TDD
7 14 (3.89%) Workflow
7 14 (3.89%) MVC
7 14 (3.89%) Mobile Application Development
8 13 (3.61%) Content Management
8 13 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 12 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
10 11 (3.06%) Game Development
10 11 (3.06%) Data Protection
10 11 (3.06%) UML
11 10 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.67%) SQL
2 36 (10.00%) Java
3 31 (8.61%) PowerShell
4 28 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.56%) Perl
6 19 (5.28%) PHP
6 19 (5.28%) C
6 19 (5.28%) C++
7 18 (5.00%) C#
8 15 (4.17%) Python
9 11 (3.06%) XQuery
10 9 (2.50%) VBScript
11 6 (1.67%) Ruby
12 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.28%) PHP5
14 1 (0.28%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.28%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 44 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.28%) Degree
3 29 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.83%) CCNP
6 15 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (3.61%) CCNA
8 12 (3.33%) MCSE
9 11 (3.06%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.94%) CISSP
10 7 (1.94%) CCSE
11 6 (1.67%) BC Cleared
11 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.39%) MBA
12 5 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.11%) CCA
13 4 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.83%) CISA
14 3 (0.83%) CISM
14 3 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.44%) SLA
2 13 (3.61%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.89%) vSphere
4 12 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.39%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.11%) KVM
8 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.56%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (9.17%) SCCM
2 15 (4.17%) WSUS
3 14 (3.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (3.89%) NetBackup
4 12 (3.33%) SCOM
5 10 (2.78%) SCVMM
5 10 (2.78%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.83%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.56%) WMI
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.28%) Plesk
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.17%) Cisco
3 40 (11.11%) VMware
4 37 (10.28%) Oracle
5 28 (7.78%) Citrix
6 23 (6.39%) Juniper
6 23 (6.39%) HP
7 17 (4.72%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.44%) Google
9 15 (4.17%) Lotus
10 14 (3.89%) Blue Coat
10 14 (3.89%) Symantec
10 14 (3.89%) Facebook
10 14 (3.89%) Twitter
11 13 (3.61%) Brocade
11 13 (3.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 11 (3.06%) Remedy
13 6 (1.67%) Clearswift
13 6 (1.67%) Ericsson
14 5 (1.39%) StorageTek
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: £8.68 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The 100 Company
Rate: £140 - £200 per annum + START TOMORROW
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The 100 Company
Rate: £140 - £200 per annum + START TOMORROW
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Neg
Posted: 24 days ago