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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 101 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Internet 171 209 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 2.22% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.73% 10.65% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 114 77
Average daily rate £359 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.27 £10.94 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £39.50 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
1758 1963 1506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.48% 20.85% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 944 642
Average daily rate £352 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 117 126
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% +58.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -12 53 £395 +28.66% 29
Hampshire +7 42 £352 -12.00% 11
Surrey -3 29 £350 +16.66% 13
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £530 +63.70% 11
West Sussex -3 9 £400 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +4 8 £130 -70.28% 6
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Kent -9 3 £285 -24.00% 1
Middlesex -2 1 £438 +19.86%
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 84 (26.92%) Firewall
2 75 (24.04%) Windows
3 73 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 69 (22.12%) Cisco
5 61 (19.55%) ITIL
6 56 (17.95%) WAN
7 53 (16.99%) Linux
8 51 (16.35%) TCP/IP
8 51 (16.35%) DNS
9 50 (16.03%) LAN
10 45 (14.42%) Finance
10 45 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (13.46%) JavaScript
12 40 (12.82%) Data Centre
13 39 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 37 (11.86%) VPN
15 36 (11.54%) SSL
15 36 (11.54%) Project Management
16 35 (11.22%) MPLS
17 34 (10.90%) Incident Management
18 33 (10.58%) HP
19 32 (10.26%) Security Cleared
20 31 (9.94%) Oracle
20 31 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
21 30 (9.62%) Wireless
21 30 (9.62%) HTML
21 30 (9.62%) Java
22 28 (8.97%) Adobe
22 28 (8.97%) Scrum
22 28 (8.97%) VMware

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (7.69%) IIS
2 18 (5.77%) Apache
2 18 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.49%) IBM Notes
5 11 (3.53%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.56%) CMS
7 7 (2.24%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.92%) Liferay
9 5 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.28%) ColdFusion
10 4 (1.28%) ColdFusion MX
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.28%) Node.js
11 3 (0.96%) JBoss
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.09%) MS Office
3 13 (4.17%) Acrobat
4 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.28%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.64%) MS Project
6 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.64%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) SaaS
2 7 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.24%) IaaS
2 7 (2.24%) Office 365
3 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (1.28%) PaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (26.92%) Firewall
2 56 (17.95%) WAN
3 51 (16.35%) DNS
3 51 (16.35%) TCP/IP
4 50 (16.03%) LAN
5 37 (11.86%) VPN
6 36 (11.54%) SSL
7 35 (11.22%) MPLS
8 30 (9.62%) Wireless
9 27 (8.65%) Intranet
10 26 (8.33%) DHCP
11 25 (8.01%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (8.01%) Intrusion Detection
12 24 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (7.37%) IPsec
14 20 (6.41%) FTP
15 18 (5.77%) Network Security
16 17 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
17 15 (4.81%) Broadband
17 15 (4.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.13%) Big Data
2 16 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.81%) RDBMS
4 14 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.88%) DB2
6 7 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.60%) FileMaker
7 5 (1.60%) MySQL
8 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.28%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.92%) Maven
3 5 (1.60%) Gradle
3 5 (1.60%) JUnit
3 5 (1.60%) Mockito
3 5 (1.60%) Selenium
4 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.96%) Subversion
5 2 (0.64%) Ant
5 2 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.64%) Introscope
5 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (14.42%) Finance
2 24 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.13%) Banking
3 16 (5.13%) Publishing
4 11 (3.53%) Marketing
5 8 (2.56%) Billing
6 6 (1.92%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.28%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Games
9 2 (0.64%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Military
9 2 (0.64%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (21.15%) Developer
2 62 (19.87%) Analyst
3 29 (9.29%) Network Engineer
4 28 (8.97%) Architect
5 22 (7.05%) Consultant
6 18 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (5.13%) Python Developer
8 15 (4.81%) Web Analyst
9 14 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 14 (4.49%) Web Developer
10 12 (3.85%) Security Analyst
10 12 (3.85%) Security Engineer
11 11 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.21%) Administrator
12 10 (3.21%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (3.21%) Web Consultant
12 10 (3.21%) Web Engineer
12 10 (3.21%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.62%) HTML
2 26 (8.33%) CSS
3 21 (6.73%) Web Services
4 20 (6.41%) XML
5 19 (6.09%) JSON
5 19 (6.09%) XSLT
6 18 (5.77%) REST
7 16 (5.13%) 802.1X
8 12 (3.85%) Ajax
8 12 (3.85%) SOAP
9 10 (3.21%) .NET
9 10 (3.21%) jQuery
9 10 (3.21%) Spring
10 9 (2.88%) J2EE
11 8 (2.56%) Django
11 8 (2.56%) HTML5
12 7 (2.24%) JSP
12 7 (2.24%) Middleware
13 6 (1.92%) CSS3
14 5 (1.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.73%) User Experience
4 20 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.45%) Internet of Things
6 16 (5.13%) Cryptography
7 13 (4.17%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.53%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.21%) PKI
10 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.24%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (2.24%) SecurID
12 6 (1.92%) Online Banking
12 6 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.60%) Handset
13 5 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.28%) Clustering
14 4 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 75 (24.04%) Windows
2 53 (16.99%) Linux
3 23 (7.37%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.73%) Unix
5 17 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 17 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 15 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.60%) Solaris
11 4 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.96%) HPUX
12 3 (0.96%) NetWare
13 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.32%) Debian
14 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.55%) ITIL
2 45 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.54%) Project Management
4 34 (10.90%) Incident Management
5 28 (8.97%) Scrum
6 24 (7.69%) Change Management
6 24 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 21 (6.73%) TDD
8 20 (6.41%) Change Control
9 18 (5.77%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.45%) Capacity Management
10 17 (5.45%) Kanban
11 16 (5.13%) Computer Security
11 16 (5.13%) Software Testing
12 15 (4.81%) OOP
13 14 (4.49%) Information Security
13 14 (4.49%) Migration
13 14 (4.49%) OO
13 14 (4.49%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.46%) JavaScript
2 30 (9.62%) Java
3 26 (8.33%) SQL
4 24 (7.69%) Python
5 6 (1.92%) C
5 6 (1.92%) C#
6 5 (1.60%) Embedded C
6 5 (1.60%) Perl
6 5 (1.60%) Ruby
7 4 (1.28%) PHP
7 4 (1.28%) R
8 3 (0.96%) C++
9 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.32%) JCL
10 1 (0.32%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.45%) CCNA
5 16 (5.13%) CCNP
5 16 (5.13%) Degree
6 14 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.56%) CCIE
9 7 (2.24%) MCP
10 6 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.92%) MCSE
11 5 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.28%) CISSP
12 4 (1.28%) GCIH
12 4 (1.28%) GIAC
13 3 (0.96%) MBA
13 3 (0.96%) MCSA
13 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) SLA
2 13 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.24%) QA
4 5 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.73%) UAG
3 20 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.24%) ISA Server
4 7 (2.24%) XenApp
5 6 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.60%) Docker
6 5 (1.60%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.64%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.32%) Firmware
9 1 (0.32%) iptables
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) Snort
9 1 (0.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.53%) DameWare
2 10 (3.21%) WSUS
3 5 (1.60%) OpenView
3 5 (1.60%) SCCM
4 4 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.28%) Puppet
4 4 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.64%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.64%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.32%) Control-M
7 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Simpana
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 69 (22.12%) Cisco
3 33 (10.58%) HP
4 31 (9.94%) Oracle
5 28 (8.97%) Adobe
5 28 (8.97%) VMware
6 19 (6.09%) Citrix
6 19 (6.09%) Palo Alto
7 14 (4.49%) Lotus
8 13 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
9 12 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.85%) Juniper
10 11 (3.53%) F5
10 11 (3.53%) IBM
11 9 (2.88%) Blue Coat
11 9 (2.88%) Symantec
12 8 (2.56%) Aruba
12 8 (2.56%) Cyberoam
12 8 (2.56%) Novell
13 7 (2.24%) FatWire
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