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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 86 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 196 174 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.08% 1.95% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 10.77% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 94 100
Average daily rate
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£350 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £167 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 23
Average hourly rate £11.68 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.62% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £8.25 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £22.35 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -10.34%
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
1844 1615 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.53% 18.07% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 701 612
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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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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 +5 44 £400 +33.33% 22
Buckinghamshire +10 42 £325 - 4
Hampshire +4 40 £375 +25.00% 9
Surrey +17 35 £275 - 11
Oxfordshire -9 13 £425 +28.30% 3
West Sussex -15 9 £275 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -17 8 £100 -50.61% 2
Kent -13 4 £500 +62.60% 2
Middlesex +3 2 - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 90 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 85 (21.57%) Windows
3 83 (21.07%) Linux
4 82 (20.81%) ITIL
5 80 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (18.02%) JavaScript
7 68 (17.26%) Telecoms
8 67 (17.01%) WAN
9 65 (16.50%) Cisco
10 63 (15.99%) Security Cleared
11 59 (14.97%) Java
12 57 (14.47%) MS Excel
13 54 (13.71%) LAN
13 54 (13.71%) HTML
14 53 (13.45%) XML
15 52 (13.20%) Web Services
16 51 (12.94%) Firewall
16 51 (12.94%) SC Cleared
17 47 (11.93%) Oracle
17 47 (11.93%) Finance
17 47 (11.93%) Scrum
18 46 (11.68%) TDD
18 46 (11.68%) CSS
19 43 (10.91%) Python
19 43 (10.91%) Intranet
20 42 (10.66%) VPN
21 39 (9.90%) Subversion
22 38 (9.64%) Apache
22 38 (9.64%) OO
22 38 (9.64%) Cisco Certification

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (9.64%) Apache
2 25 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.58%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.08%) IIS
5 11 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.54%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.28%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.03%) Node.js
9 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.78%) CMS
9 7 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.52%) Documentum
10 6 (1.52%) SAS
11 5 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.27%) Lync
12 4 (1.02%) Confluence
12 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 57 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.39%) MS Office
3 17 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (4.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.76%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) MS Project
7 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.02%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.54%) Office 365
3 9 (2.28%) IaaS
3 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.02%) PaaS
6 4 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.76%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.01%) WAN
2 54 (13.71%) LAN
3 51 (12.94%) Firewall
4 43 (10.91%) Intranet
5 42 (10.66%) VPN
6 36 (9.14%) MPLS
7 32 (8.12%) Ethernet
8 30 (7.61%) TCP/IP
9 29 (7.36%) Wireless
9 29 (7.36%) DNS
10 28 (7.11%) Broadband
11 23 (5.84%) SSL
12 21 (5.33%) DHCP
13 20 (5.08%) ADSL
13 20 (5.08%) HTTP
14 19 (4.82%) 3G
14 19 (4.82%) OSPF
14 19 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (4.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.30%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.05%) MarkLogic
4 11 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.54%) MySQL
5 10 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.28%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.27%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.27%) Big Data
10 5 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.02%) Hazelcast
11 4 (1.02%) DB2
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (9.90%) Subversion
2 35 (8.88%) Jenkins
3 33 (8.38%) Git (software)
4 32 (8.12%) JUnit
5 23 (5.84%) Selenium
6 21 (5.33%) Cucumber
7 19 (4.82%) Visual Studio
8 16 (4.06%) Mockito
9 15 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.28%) JIRA
11 8 (2.03%) Maven
12 7 (1.78%) Ant
12 7 (1.78%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.02%) Gradle
13 4 (1.02%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.02%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.02%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.02%) RSpec
14 3 (0.76%) Axure RP
15 2 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 68 (17.26%) Telecoms
2 47 (11.93%) Finance
3 35 (8.88%) Publishing
4 20 (5.08%) Banking
5 14 (3.55%) Legal
5 14 (3.55%) Marketing
6 8 (2.03%) German Language
7 6 (1.52%) Retail
7 6 (1.52%) Games
8 5 (1.27%) Advertising
8 5 (1.27%) Back Office
9 4 (1.02%) Billing
10 3 (0.76%) Law
10 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Military
11 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 103 (26.14%) Developer
2 60 (15.23%) Analyst
3 37 (9.39%) Architect
4 32 (8.12%) Java Developer
5 26 (6.60%) Support Analyst
6 23 (5.84%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.57%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.06%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.81%) Service Manager
11 14 (3.55%) Applications Support
11 14 (3.55%) Transition Manager
11 14 (3.55%) Service Transition Manager
12 13 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (3.05%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.79%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.79%) Network Analyst
14 11 (2.79%) Network Support
15 10 (2.54%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.71%) HTML
2 53 (13.45%) XML
3 52 (13.20%) Web Services
4 46 (11.68%) CSS
5 33 (8.38%) .NET
6 31 (7.87%) RESTful
7 30 (7.61%) JSON
8 26 (6.60%) HTML5
9 25 (6.35%) Spring
9 25 (6.35%) XSLT
10 20 (5.08%) REST
10 20 (5.08%) CSS3
10 20 (5.08%) jQuery
11 17 (4.31%) Ajax
11 17 (4.31%) J2EE
12 15 (3.81%) Hibernate
13 13 (3.30%) ASP.NET
13 13 (3.30%) SOAP
14 12 (3.05%) PostGIS
14 12 (3.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.60%) User Experience
2 21 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.30%) Mobile Banking
6 12 (3.05%) Economics
6 12 (3.05%) SecurID
7 11 (2.79%) DTV
8 9 (2.28%) PKI
8 9 (2.28%) Online Banking
9 8 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.52%) RIA
10 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.27%) CMDB
11 5 (1.27%) e-Health
12 4 (1.02%) Social Media
12 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.57%) Windows
2 83 (21.07%) Linux
3 28 (7.11%) UNIX
4 21 (5.33%) Windows 7
5 14 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.30%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.79%) Android
8 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.78%) Solaris
10 5 (1.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.51%) i5/OS
11 2 (0.51%) AIX
11 2 (0.51%) HPUX
11 2 (0.51%) OS/400
11 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.81%) ITIL
2 80 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (11.93%) Scrum
4 46 (11.68%) TDD
5 38 (9.64%) OO
6 35 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (8.38%) Change Control
8 30 (7.61%) Configuration Management
9 28 (7.11%) Web Development
10 27 (6.85%) Project Management
10 27 (6.85%) BDD
11 24 (6.09%) Open Source
12 21 (5.33%) Migration
13 18 (4.57%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.57%) Automated Testing
14 17 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (4.31%) E-Commerce
15 16 (4.06%) MVC
16 15 (3.81%) Service Management
16 15 (3.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.02%) JavaScript
2 59 (14.97%) Java
3 43 (10.91%) Python
4 37 (9.39%) SQL
5 27 (6.85%) C#
6 18 (4.57%) PHP
7 17 (4.31%) Perl
8 15 (3.81%) C++
9 13 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.05%) XQuery
11 8 (2.03%) C
11 8 (2.03%) Ruby
12 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.76%) PHP5
14 2 (0.51%) R
14 2 (0.51%) COBOL
14 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 63 (15.99%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (7.87%) Degree
5 25 (6.35%) CCNP
6 22 (5.58%) CCNA
7 14 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.05%) CISSP
8 12 (3.05%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.79%) MCSE
10 7 (1.78%) MCP
10 7 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.52%) BC Cleared
11 6 (1.52%) MCITP
12 5 (1.27%) MCSA
13 3 (0.76%) CCIE
13 3 (0.76%) CCDP
13 3 (0.76%) ISEB
13 3 (0.76%) CCIP
14 2 (0.51%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.31%) SLA
2 16 (4.06%) QA
3 12 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.78%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.51%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 35 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.27%) UAG
4 5 (1.27%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.02%) Docker
5 4 (1.02%) BitLocker
5 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.02%) Snort
6 3 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.76%) XenApp
6 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.51%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.25%) GPFS
8 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.55%) SCCM
2 11 (2.79%) Puppet
3 9 (2.28%) TrustSec
4 8 (2.03%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) Netcool
6 2 (0.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.25%) WMI
7 1 (0.25%) WSUS
7 1 (0.25%) Netcool/Proviso
Vendors
1 90 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.50%) Cisco
3 47 (11.93%) Oracle
4 26 (6.60%) VMware
5 22 (5.58%) CheckPoint
5 22 (5.58%) F5
6 16 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.55%) CA
8 11 (2.79%) Citrix
9 10 (2.54%) Juniper
10 9 (2.28%) Google
10 9 (2.28%) Fortinet
10 9 (2.28%) Tufin
10 9 (2.28%) AlgoSec
11 8 (2.03%) BT
12 7 (1.78%) HP
12 7 (1.78%) Apigee
13 6 (1.52%) IBM
13 6 (1.52%) Apple
14 5 (1.27%) Remedy
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