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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 95 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Contract jobs citing Internet 197 257 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.03% 2.77% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.10% 13.95% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 126 118
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £206 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.15% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.20 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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
1775 1842 1637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.27% 19.86% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 863 751
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 98 103
Average hourly rate £27.00 £19.91 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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
Hampshire -18 55 £375 +2.73% 23
Buckinghamshire +28 47 £350 +11.11% 7
Berkshire -31 45 £213 -43.33% 18
Surrey -3 29 £300 +50.00% 12
West Sussex -16 7 £260 +18.18% 4
Oxfordshire -14 5 £294 +6.81% 6
Kent -18 4 £473 +35.00% 4
Middlesex +2 2 - - 1
East Sussex -4 1 £135 -64.00% 2
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 83 (21.17%) Windows
2 80 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 79 (20.15%) ITIL
4 70 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (16.84%) Linux
6 65 (16.58%) HTML
7 64 (16.33%) WAN
8 63 (16.07%) JavaScript
9 61 (15.56%) Cisco
10 58 (14.80%) LAN
10 58 (14.80%) Telecoms
11 52 (13.27%) Finance
12 51 (13.01%) MS Excel
13 49 (12.50%) XML
14 48 (12.24%) Firewall
15 47 (11.99%) CSS
16 44 (11.22%) Active Directory
16 44 (11.22%) Security Cleared
17 42 (10.71%) .NET
17 42 (10.71%) VMware
18 41 (10.46%) Scrum
18 41 (10.46%) SQL
18 41 (10.46%) DNS
19 39 (9.95%) MS Office
19 39 (9.95%) Intranet
20 38 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
21 37 (9.44%) Java
22 36 (9.18%) Web Services
23 34 (8.67%) Python
24 33 (8.42%) SC Cleared

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.87%) IIS
3 22 (5.61%) Apache
4 14 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.57%) CMS
5 13 (3.32%) Lync
5 13 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.53%) WordPress
7 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.53%) SAS
8 5 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 51 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.95%) MS Office
3 15 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.28%) MS Project
8 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Magento
1 7 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.77%) assyst
4 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.57%) Office 365
2 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.30%) IaaS
4 8 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.79%) PaaS
6 6 (1.53%) SaaS
7 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (16.33%) WAN
2 58 (14.80%) LAN
3 48 (12.24%) Firewall
4 41 (10.46%) DNS
5 39 (9.95%) Intranet
6 32 (8.16%) TCP/IP
7 31 (7.91%) VPN
7 31 (7.91%) DHCP
8 27 (6.89%) MPLS
8 27 (6.89%) Broadband
9 23 (5.87%) Wireless
10 21 (5.36%) 3G
11 20 (5.10%) OSPF
11 20 (5.10%) Ethernet
12 19 (4.85%) BGP
13 18 (4.59%) HTTP
14 13 (3.32%) SSL
14 13 (3.32%) LTE
14 13 (3.32%) Unified Communications
15 11 (2.81%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.06%) MySQL
3 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.30%) MarkLogic
5 9 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.79%) DB2
7 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.02%) Big Data
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (7.91%) Subversion
2 25 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 24 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.34%) JUnit
4 17 (4.34%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.06%) PHPUnit
6 10 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.30%) Selenium
7 9 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.79%) JIRA
9 6 (1.53%) Mockito
10 5 (1.28%) Ant
11 4 (1.02%) Maven
12 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.51%) eggPlant
13 2 (0.51%) Gradle
13 2 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.51%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 58 (14.80%) Telecoms
2 52 (13.27%) Finance
3 26 (6.63%) Banking
4 20 (5.10%) Marketing
5 19 (4.85%) Publishing
6 10 (2.55%) Legal
7 8 (2.04%) German Language
8 5 (1.28%) Retail
8 5 (1.28%) Games
9 4 (1.02%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (22.45%) Developer
2 53 (13.52%) Analyst
3 43 (10.97%) Architect
4 22 (5.61%) Java Developer
5 20 (5.10%) Support Engineer
6 18 (4.59%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.34%) Network Architect
8 16 (4.08%) Transition Manager
8 16 (4.08%) Service Manager
8 16 (4.08%) Service Transition Manager
9 14 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.32%) Web Developer
10 13 (3.32%) Applications Support
11 12 (3.06%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.81%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (2.55%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.30%) Network Analyst
14 9 (2.30%) Consultant
14 9 (2.30%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.58%) HTML
2 49 (12.50%) XML
3 47 (11.99%) CSS
4 42 (10.71%) .NET
5 36 (9.18%) Web Services
6 27 (6.89%) HTML5
7 23 (5.87%) REST
8 20 (5.10%) JSON
9 19 (4.85%) Spring
9 19 (4.85%) XSLT
9 19 (4.85%) RESTful
10 17 (4.34%) AngularJS
11 15 (3.83%) J2EE
12 13 (3.32%) CSS3
13 12 (3.06%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.55%) SOAP
14 10 (2.55%) jQuery
15 9 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (2.30%) SAML
16 8 (2.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.59%) User Experience
4 18 (4.59%) Mobile Banking
5 16 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.83%) Economics
6 15 (3.83%) DTV
7 12 (3.06%) Social Media
8 11 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.81%) Online Banking
9 10 (2.55%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.04%) Replication
11 7 (1.79%) PKI
12 6 (1.53%) PMI
12 6 (1.53%) W3C
13 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.02%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.17%) Windows
2 66 (16.84%) Linux
3 32 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 22 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.59%) UNIX
6 17 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.06%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.04%) Solaris
10 8 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.53%) Android
13 5 (1.28%) CentOS
13 5 (1.28%) HPUX
14 4 (1.02%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.26%) AIX
15 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.15%) ITIL
2 70 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (10.46%) Scrum
4 32 (8.16%) TDD
5 31 (7.91%) Migration
6 30 (7.65%) Change Control
7 29 (7.40%) OO
7 29 (7.40%) Configuration Management
8 28 (7.14%) Web Development
9 25 (6.38%) Project Management
10 24 (6.12%) Project Planning
10 24 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (5.36%) Service Management
13 20 (5.10%) E-Commerce
14 18 (4.59%) BDD
15 17 (4.34%) Change Management
16 16 (4.08%) PRINCE2
17 15 (3.83%) OOP
17 15 (3.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 41 (10.46%) SQL
3 37 (9.44%) Java
4 34 (8.67%) Python
5 32 (8.16%) PHP
6 23 (5.87%) PowerShell
7 22 (5.61%) C#
8 13 (3.32%) C++
9 11 (2.81%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.30%) XQuery
10 9 (2.30%) C
11 8 (2.04%) Ruby
12 6 (1.53%) PHP5
13 5 (1.28%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.02%) Perl
14 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.02%) VBScript
15 3 (0.77%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.51%) ABAP
16 2 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (8.42%) SC Cleared
4 30 (7.65%) Degree
5 27 (6.89%) CCNA
6 23 (5.87%) CCNP
7 12 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.30%) MCSE
9 8 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.53%) MCITP
11 6 (1.53%) MCP
11 6 (1.53%) PMP
11 6 (1.53%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.77%) MCSA
12 3 (0.77%) CCSP
12 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.77%) CCSE
12 3 (0.77%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.51%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.34%) SLA
2 16 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.32%) QA
4 12 (3.06%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.79%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.55%) XenApp
4 8 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.53%) Snort
6 6 (1.53%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.77%) Firmware
9 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.26%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (2.81%) SCCM
2 7 (1.79%) Puppet
3 5 (1.28%) Cacti
3 5 (1.28%) OpenView
4 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.51%) WSUS
5 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.26%) WMI
6 1 (0.26%) SCOM
6 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 80 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 61 (15.56%) Cisco
3 42 (10.71%) VMware
4 32 (8.16%) Oracle
5 25 (6.38%) HP
6 18 (4.59%) CheckPoint
7 14 (3.57%) Google
8 12 (3.06%) Adobe
8 12 (3.06%) Citrix
9 10 (2.55%) Avaya
9 10 (2.55%) IBM
9 10 (2.55%) F5
10 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.30%) Endeca
11 8 (2.04%) Juniper
12 7 (1.79%) Apple
12 7 (1.79%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.79%) Facebook
12 7 (1.79%) Twitter
13 6 (1.53%) Sourcefire
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