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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 80 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 227 168 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.29% 1.84% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.33% 10.43% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 83 68
Average daily rate
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£360 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
Average hourly rate £11.93 £20.31 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.27% +64.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £11.11 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £49.75 £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +10.52%
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
2004 1610 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 17.59% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 673 608
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 138 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 64 £370 -5.12% 21
Hampshire +3 54 £380 +10.94% 20
Buckinghamshire +19 36 £343 +14.16% 8
Surrey -2 34 £300 +11.11% 14
West Sussex -2 23 £290 -17.14% 1
Oxfordshire -10 10 £405 +29.60% 11
East Sussex -7 4 £100 -73.33% 6
Kent -5 3 £375 - 3
Middlesex -3 1 £225 -47.52%
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 118 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 108 (23.43%) Linux
3 97 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (20.61%) Windows
5 89 (19.31%) ITIL
5 89 (19.31%) Security Cleared
6 85 (18.44%) JavaScript
6 85 (18.44%) Telecoms
7 83 (18.00%) Cisco
7 83 (18.00%) WAN
8 71 (15.40%) Firewall
9 70 (15.18%) LAN
10 67 (14.53%) SC Cleared
11 62 (13.45%) MS Excel
12 61 (13.23%) HTML
12 61 (13.23%) Web Services
13 60 (13.02%) CSS
14 58 (12.58%) Scrum
14 58 (12.58%) TDD
15 57 (12.36%) Intranet
16 56 (12.15%) VPN
17 55 (11.93%) Java
18 54 (11.71%) XML
19 53 (11.50%) Apache
20 52 (11.28%) Oracle
21 49 (10.63%) TCP/IP
21 49 (10.63%) Cisco Certification
21 49 (10.63%) Finance
22 48 (10.41%) DNS
22 48 (10.41%) MS Office

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 53 (11.50%) Apache
2 31 (6.72%) IIS
3 22 (4.77%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.77%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.95%) CMS
7 7 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.52%) Node.js
8 6 (1.30%) Documentum
8 6 (1.30%) SAS
9 5 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.08%) Lync
10 4 (0.87%) Confluence
10 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.65%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 62 (13.45%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.41%) MS Office
3 16 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Magento
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.39%) Office 365
3 8 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.52%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.30%) IaaS
6 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (18.00%) WAN
2 71 (15.40%) Firewall
3 70 (15.18%) LAN
4 57 (12.36%) Intranet
5 56 (12.15%) VPN
6 49 (10.63%) TCP/IP
7 48 (10.41%) DNS
8 40 (8.68%) MPLS
9 39 (8.46%) Ethernet
10 37 (8.03%) Broadband
11 35 (7.59%) Network Security
12 32 (6.94%) SSL
13 31 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (5.86%) OSPF
14 27 (5.86%) IPsec
15 24 (5.21%) RIP
16 23 (4.99%) HTTP
17 22 (4.77%) ADSL
17 22 (4.77%) DHCP
18 21 (4.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.56%) MySQL
2 21 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.25%) MarkLogic
4 15 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.74%) DB2
10 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.08%) Big Data
11 5 (1.08%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (9.54%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.24%) Subversion
3 37 (8.03%) JUnit
4 33 (7.16%) Git (software)
5 25 (5.42%) Selenium
6 22 (4.77%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.47%) Mockito
7 16 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.47%) Visual Studio
8 15 (3.25%) Maven
9 11 (2.39%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.95%) PHPUnit
11 8 (1.74%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.52%) RSpec
13 6 (1.30%) JIRA
14 5 (1.08%) Ant
15 4 (0.87%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.87%) Gradle
16 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.43%) QUnit
General
1 85 (18.44%) Telecoms
2 49 (10.63%) Finance
3 40 (8.68%) Publishing
4 15 (3.25%) Banking
4 15 (3.25%) Marketing
5 11 (2.39%) Billing
5 11 (2.39%) Legal
6 10 (2.17%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.08%) Back Office
9 4 (0.87%) Advertising
9 4 (0.87%) German Language
10 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.65%) Games
10 3 (0.65%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 116 (25.16%) Developer
2 66 (14.32%) Analyst
3 49 (10.63%) Architect
4 37 (8.03%) Network Engineer
5 26 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (5.64%) Java Developer
6 24 (5.21%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.34%) Support Analyst
8 19 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 17 (3.69%) Security Engineer
9 17 (3.69%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.47%) Service Manager
11 15 (3.25%) Transition Manager
11 15 (3.25%) Service Transition Manager
12 14 (3.04%) 1st Line Support
12 14 (3.04%) Design Engineer
13 13 (2.82%) Business Analyst
13 13 (2.82%) Network Architect
13 13 (2.82%) Python Developer
13 13 (2.82%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.23%) HTML
1 61 (13.23%) Web Services
2 60 (13.02%) CSS
3 54 (11.71%) XML
4 44 (9.54%) JSON
5 36 (7.81%) RESTful
6 33 (7.16%) .NET
7 28 (6.07%) HTML5
8 26 (5.64%) jQuery
9 25 (5.42%) REST
10 24 (5.21%) CSS3
10 24 (5.21%) XSLT
10 24 (5.21%) Ajax
11 21 (4.56%) Spring
11 21 (4.56%) J2EE
11 21 (4.56%) PostGIS
12 14 (3.04%) Django
12 14 (3.04%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.82%) SOAP
14 12 (2.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.29%) Open Source
2 28 (6.07%) User Experience
3 23 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.12%) SecurID
5 14 (3.04%) PKI
6 13 (2.82%) DTV
7 12 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.52%) e-Health
9 6 (1.30%) RIA
9 6 (1.30%) IVR
9 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.87%) Clustering
11 4 (0.87%) CESG
11 4 (0.87%) Semantic Web
11 4 (0.87%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 108 (23.43%) Linux
2 95 (20.61%) Windows
3 32 (6.94%) UNIX
4 25 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.99%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.90%) Windows XP
7 16 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (3.04%) Solaris
9 12 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.95%) CentOS
10 9 (1.95%) Android
10 9 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.30%) AIX
12 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.87%) SUSE
14 3 (0.65%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.65%) HPUX
14 3 (0.65%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (19.31%) ITIL
3 58 (12.58%) TDD
3 58 (12.58%) Scrum
4 48 (10.41%) OO
5 46 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (9.54%) Project Management
7 41 (8.89%) Change Control
8 33 (7.16%) Web Development
9 30 (6.51%) BDD
10 27 (5.86%) Configuration Management
11 25 (5.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 24 (5.21%) OOP
13 22 (4.77%) Unit Testing
14 21 (4.56%) MVC
15 20 (4.34%) Service Management
15 20 (4.34%) Service Delivery
15 20 (4.34%) E-Commerce
16 19 (4.12%) Workflow
16 19 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 85 (18.44%) JavaScript
2 55 (11.93%) Java
3 46 (9.98%) SQL
4 44 (9.54%) Python
5 26 (5.64%) C#
6 25 (5.42%) PHP
7 18 (3.90%) C++
8 16 (3.47%) Perl
9 15 (3.25%) XQuery
10 11 (2.39%) C
11 10 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.30%) PHP5
14 4 (0.87%) Ruby
14 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.65%) RPG
15 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.65%) COBOL
15 3 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 89 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 67 (14.53%) SC Cleared
3 49 (10.63%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (9.33%) Degree
5 33 (7.16%) CCNP
6 27 (5.86%) DV Cleared
7 26 (5.64%) CCNA
8 19 (4.12%) CISSP
9 15 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (2.60%) MCSE
11 9 (1.95%) MCP
12 7 (1.52%) BC Cleared
13 6 (1.30%) MCITP
14 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.08%) MCSA
15 3 (0.65%) CCIE
15 3 (0.65%) CCIP
15 3 (0.65%) CCDP
15 3 (0.65%) ISEB
15 3 (0.65%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.56%) SLA
1 21 (4.56%) QA
2 20 (4.34%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.74%) VirtualBox
4 7 (1.52%) Docker
5 6 (1.30%) Firmware
5 6 (1.30%) Snort
6 5 (1.08%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.08%) UAG
6 5 (1.08%) XenApp
6 5 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.87%) vSphere
7 4 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.65%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.43%) Squid
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (3.90%) SCCM
2 14 (3.04%) Puppet
3 11 (2.39%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (2.39%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.30%) SCOM
5 4 (0.87%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.65%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (0.43%) Netcool
7 2 (0.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.43%) WMI
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 83 (18.00%) Cisco
3 52 (11.28%) Oracle
4 44 (9.54%) F5
5 37 (8.03%) CheckPoint
6 35 (7.59%) VMware
7 29 (6.29%) Citrix
8 22 (4.77%) CA
9 16 (3.47%) Fortinet
10 15 (3.25%) Tufin
10 15 (3.25%) AlgoSec
10 15 (3.25%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.04%) Remedy
12 12 (2.60%) Juniper
13 11 (2.39%) IBM
14 10 (2.17%) HP
14 10 (2.17%) Google
15 9 (1.95%) Apple
16 8 (1.74%) BT
17 7 (1.52%) Sun
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
HP
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £259 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £370 to £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ICS Solutions
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago