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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 91 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Internet 198 188 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 2.10% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 11.79% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 63
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 24
Average hourly rate £16.83 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £15.45 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.43 £39.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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
1965 1595 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.48% 17.80% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 663 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 133 163
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 £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -9 70 £307 -23.25% 24
Hampshire -6 45 £395 -1.25% 12
Buckinghamshire +9 28 £341 +51.49% 4
Surrey -9 22 £300 +11.11% 17
West Sussex -3 19 £300 -14.28% 3
Oxfordshire -10 6 £438 - 11
Kent - 5 £375 - 8
Middlesex +2 1 £225 -
East Sussex - - - - 6
Sussex - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 111 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 109 (23.09%) Linux
3 107 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (21.40%) Windows
5 100 (21.19%) Telecoms
6 86 (18.22%) Security Cleared
7 82 (17.37%) ITIL
8 81 (17.16%) JavaScript
9 77 (16.31%) Cisco
9 77 (16.31%) WAN
10 73 (15.47%) Firewall
11 71 (15.04%) Apache
12 68 (14.41%) LAN
13 64 (13.56%) Scrum
14 63 (13.35%) SC Cleared
15 62 (13.14%) CSS
15 62 (13.14%) Web Services
16 58 (12.29%) HTML
16 58 (12.29%) Finance
17 56 (11.86%) TCP/IP
17 56 (11.86%) VPN
18 55 (11.65%) MS Excel
18 55 (11.65%) Intranet
18 55 (11.65%) TDD
19 53 (11.23%) Project Management
19 53 (11.23%) SQL
20 52 (11.02%) Java
20 52 (11.02%) Degree
21 51 (10.81%) XML
22 50 (10.59%) OO

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 71 (15.04%) Apache
2 36 (7.63%) IIS
3 23 (4.87%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 14 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.91%) Node.js
7 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.69%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.48%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.27%) Documentum
10 6 (1.27%) CMS
11 4 (0.85%) Lync
12 3 (0.64%) Liferay
12 3 (0.64%) Drupal
12 3 (0.64%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.47%) MS Office
3 11 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Maximo
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.12%) Office 365
3 9 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.91%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.69%) SaaS
5 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.06%) IaaS
5 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (16.31%) WAN
2 73 (15.47%) Firewall
3 68 (14.41%) LAN
4 56 (11.86%) TCP/IP
4 56 (11.86%) VPN
5 55 (11.65%) Intranet
6 47 (9.96%) Broadband
7 45 (9.53%) DNS
8 41 (8.69%) MPLS
9 40 (8.47%) Ethernet
10 35 (7.42%) Network Security
11 32 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (6.57%) SSL
13 29 (6.14%) 3G
14 27 (5.72%) IPsec
15 25 (5.30%) OSPF
16 24 (5.08%) RIP
16 24 (5.08%) HTTP
17 21 (4.45%) BGP
18 20 (4.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (6.36%) MySQL
4 17 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.54%) DB2
7 11 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.12%) MarkLogic
9 8 (1.69%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.27%) Hazelcast
11 6 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.27%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.64%) Big Data
14 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.96%) Jenkins
2 33 (6.99%) JUnit
2 33 (6.99%) Subversion
3 32 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.93%) Cucumber
5 27 (5.72%) Selenium
6 26 (5.51%) Maven
7 19 (4.03%) Eclipse
8 18 (3.81%) Mockito
9 12 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (2.33%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.91%) RSpec
11 9 (1.91%) JIRA
12 8 (1.69%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.69%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.48%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.64%) NUnit
14 3 (0.64%) SpecFlow
15 2 (0.42%) QUnit
15 2 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 100 (21.19%) Telecoms
2 58 (12.29%) Finance
3 37 (7.84%) Publishing
4 21 (4.45%) Billing
5 16 (3.39%) Marketing
6 12 (2.54%) Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Retail
7 7 (1.48%) Spanish Language
7 7 (1.48%) Legal
7 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.06%) Back Office
9 4 (0.85%) Advertising
9 4 (0.85%) Military
10 3 (0.64%) Games
10 3 (0.64%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (22.46%) Developer
2 64 (13.56%) Analyst
3 63 (13.35%) Architect
4 43 (9.11%) Solutions Architect
5 36 (7.63%) Network Engineer
6 26 (5.51%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.03%) Support Engineer
9 18 (3.81%) Design Engineer
9 18 (3.81%) Security Engineer
10 17 (3.60%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
11 16 (3.39%) Consultant
12 14 (2.97%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.75%) Business Analyst
13 13 (2.75%) Service Manager
13 13 (2.75%) IP Engineer
14 12 (2.54%) Service Transition Manager
14 12 (2.54%) Network Architect
14 12 (2.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.14%) CSS
1 62 (13.14%) Web Services
2 58 (12.29%) HTML
3 51 (10.81%) XML
4 44 (9.32%) RESTful
5 41 (8.69%) JSON
6 33 (6.99%) J2EE
7 32 (6.78%) PostGIS
8 29 (6.14%) jQuery
8 29 (6.14%) HTML5
9 26 (5.51%) Ajax
10 25 (5.30%) CSS3
11 23 (4.87%) Spring
12 22 (4.66%) XSLT
13 21 (4.45%) .NET
14 19 (4.03%) SOAP
14 19 (4.03%) REST
15 16 (3.39%) Hibernate
16 12 (2.54%) LAMP
16 12 (2.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.90%) Open Source
2 23 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.24%) User Experience
5 19 (4.03%) SecurID
6 12 (2.54%) PKI
7 11 (2.33%) DTV
8 9 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.91%) Clustering
9 7 (1.48%) RIA
9 7 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.27%) iSeries
10 6 (1.27%) IVR
10 6 (1.27%) e-Health
11 5 (1.06%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.06%) AS400
12 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.85%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.85%) New Media
12 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 109 (23.09%) Linux
2 101 (21.40%) Windows
3 35 (7.42%) UNIX
4 28 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (5.51%) Windows 7
6 24 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.24%) Windows XP
8 18 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.54%) Solaris
11 8 (1.69%) Android
11 8 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.48%) AIX
13 5 (1.06%) CentOS
13 5 (1.06%) SUSE
13 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.64%) Debian
14 3 (0.64%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (17.37%) ITIL
3 64 (13.56%) Scrum
4 55 (11.65%) TDD
5 53 (11.23%) Project Management
6 50 (10.59%) OO
6 50 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (8.26%) Change Control
8 34 (7.20%) BDD
9 33 (6.99%) Web Development
10 25 (5.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (4.87%) Unit Testing
11 23 (4.87%) MVC
12 22 (4.66%) Configuration Management
12 22 (4.66%) SOA
13 20 (4.24%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.24%) Service Delivery
13 20 (4.24%) Validation
13 20 (4.24%) eTOM
14 19 (4.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.16%) JavaScript
2 53 (11.23%) SQL
3 52 (11.02%) Java
4 34 (7.20%) PHP
5 33 (6.99%) Python
6 18 (3.81%) Perl
7 15 (3.18%) C#
8 14 (2.97%) XQuery
9 12 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.91%) C
11 8 (1.69%) C++
12 7 (1.48%) PHP5
13 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.06%) VBScript
14 5 (1.06%) RPG
15 4 (0.85%) Ruby
15 4 (0.85%) COBOL
16 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 86 (18.22%) Security Cleared
2 63 (13.35%) SC Cleared
3 52 (11.02%) Degree
4 48 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (6.78%) CCNP
6 30 (6.36%) DV Cleared
7 25 (5.30%) CCNA
8 21 (4.45%) CISSP
9 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.91%) MCP
11 8 (1.69%) MCSE
12 7 (1.48%) BC Cleared
13 5 (1.06%) MCSA
14 4 (0.85%) CCIP
14 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.64%) IBM Certification
15 3 (0.64%) GIAC
15 3 (0.64%) GCIA
15 3 (0.64%) CCDP
15 3 (0.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.08%) SLA
2 20 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.60%) QA
4 8 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.91%) VMware ESX
3 9 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (1.91%) VirtualBox
3 9 (1.91%) Docker
4 7 (1.48%) Firmware
5 6 (1.27%) XenApp
5 6 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.06%) vSphere
6 5 (1.06%) UAG
6 5 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (0.85%) Snort
8 3 (0.64%) Squid
8 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.64%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.42%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.03%) Puppet
2 16 (3.39%) SCCM
3 11 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 11 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (1.69%) SCOM
5 6 (1.27%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.64%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.64%) Tivoli NetView
7 3 (0.64%) OpenView
7 3 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.42%) Netcool
8 2 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.42%) WMI
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 111 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 77 (16.31%) Cisco
3 42 (8.90%) VMware
3 42 (8.90%) F5
4 41 (8.69%) Oracle
5 38 (8.05%) CheckPoint
6 32 (6.78%) Citrix
7 23 (4.87%) CA
8 17 (3.60%) IBM
9 16 (3.39%) Fortinet
10 15 (3.18%) Tufin
10 15 (3.18%) Remedy
10 15 (3.18%) Red Hat
10 15 (3.18%) AlgoSec
11 12 (2.54%) Juniper
12 11 (2.33%) HP
12 11 (2.33%) Google
13 7 (1.48%) Sun
13 7 (1.48%) Apple
14 6 (1.27%) SAP
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