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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 110 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Internet 193 213 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 2.14% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.34% 10.36% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 97
Median daily rate £400 £361 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £231 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £19.61 £11.68 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.96% -27.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £8.68 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.75 £27.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +17.30%
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
2067 2056 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.43% 20.70% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 991 748
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 104 113
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 78 £425 +7.93% 23
Hampshire -2 42 £425 +13.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 28 £451 +38.61% 8
Surrey -10 27 £300 +11.11% 8
Oxfordshire +6 8 £150 -65.71% 8
West Sussex -27 8 £350 +27.27% 3
East Sussex -2 1 £325 +225.00% 6
Kent - 1 £800 - 2
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Internet.

1 117 (32.05%) Windows
2 114 (31.23%) Firewall
3 110 (30.14%) Microsoft
4 83 (22.74%) Cisco
5 82 (22.47%) ITIL
6 69 (18.90%) DNS
7 60 (16.44%) TCP/IP
8 57 (15.62%) Data Centre
9 56 (15.34%) WAN
10 55 (15.07%) SSL
10 55 (15.07%) Linux
11 52 (14.25%) LAN
12 51 (13.97%) VPN
13 50 (13.70%) Project Management
14 48 (13.15%) Finance
14 48 (13.15%) Security Cleared
15 47 (12.88%) Active Directory
15 47 (12.88%) JavaScript
16 43 (11.78%) MPLS
17 42 (11.51%) IIS
17 42 (11.51%) Intrusion Detection
18 41 (11.23%) Telecoms
19 40 (10.96%) Oracle
20 39 (10.68%) FTP
20 39 (10.68%) MS Excel
20 39 (10.68%) HP
20 39 (10.68%) Wireless
21 38 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (10.41%) Java
22 37 (10.14%) SC Cleared

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (11.51%) IIS
2 28 (7.67%) MS Exchange
3 22 (6.03%) IBM Notes
4 17 (4.66%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.38%) Skype for Business
6 15 (4.11%) Node.js
7 13 (3.56%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.01%) Apache
9 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.92%) CMS
10 7 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.64%) Drupal
11 6 (1.64%) Joomla!
11 6 (1.64%) WordPress
12 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.10%) ColdFusion
13 4 (1.10%) ColdFusion MX
13 4 (1.10%) JBoss
13 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.93%) Acrobat
3 15 (4.11%) MS Office
4 10 (2.74%) ProjectWise
5 6 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.64%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.55%) SPSS
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.11%) Office 365
2 14 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 6 (1.64%) IaaS
5 6 (1.64%) SaaS
6 3 (0.82%) AtomSphere
6 3 (0.82%) Boomi
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.55%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 114 (31.23%) Firewall
2 69 (18.90%) DNS
3 60 (16.44%) TCP/IP
4 56 (15.34%) WAN
5 55 (15.07%) SSL
6 52 (14.25%) LAN
7 51 (13.97%) VPN
8 43 (11.78%) MPLS
9 42 (11.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 39 (10.68%) FTP
10 39 (10.68%) Wireless
11 36 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (8.49%) IPsec
13 30 (8.22%) DHCP
13 30 (8.22%) NetScaler
14 28 (7.67%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (7.67%) Reverse Proxy
15 26 (7.12%) Intranet
16 22 (6.03%) Network Security
17 20 (5.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.66%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.38%) RDBMS
4 15 (4.11%) Big Data
5 10 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.92%) DB2
6 7 (1.92%) FileMaker
6 7 (1.92%) MySQL
7 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.10%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.55%) GIS
10 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.64%) Gradle
3 6 (1.64%) Maven
3 6 (1.64%) Subversion
4 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.37%) JUnit
5 4 (1.10%) Ant
5 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.10%) Mockito
6 3 (0.82%) Selenium
7 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.27%) Introscope
8 1 (0.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.27%) MSI
8 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (13.15%) Finance
2 41 (11.23%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.38%) Banking
3 16 (4.38%) Marketing
3 16 (4.38%) Publishing
4 10 (2.74%) German Language
5 9 (2.47%) Billing
6 8 (2.19%) Spanish Language
7 7 (1.92%) Electronics
8 6 (1.64%) French Language
9 5 (1.37%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.10%) Back Office
10 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.82%) Legal
11 3 (0.82%) Retail
12 2 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.55%) Games
12 2 (0.55%) Law
12 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (18.63%) Analyst
2 52 (14.25%) Developer
3 35 (9.59%) Support Engineer
4 34 (9.32%) Architect
5 30 (8.22%) Network Engineer
6 26 (7.12%) Consultant
7 19 (5.21%) Designer
7 19 (5.21%) Web Analyst
8 18 (4.93%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.38%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.11%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.56%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 12 (3.29%) Security Analyst
13 11 (3.01%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 11 (3.01%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 11 (3.01%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.77%) Web Services
2 28 (7.67%) .NET
3 25 (6.85%) HTML
3 25 (6.85%) XML
4 23 (6.30%) CSS
5 19 (5.21%) XSLT
6 17 (4.66%) 802.1X
7 15 (4.11%) JSON
7 15 (4.11%) SOAP
8 14 (3.84%) REST
9 13 (3.56%) .NET Framework
9 13 (3.56%) Ajax
10 12 (3.29%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.74%) Spring
12 9 (2.47%) DCOM
12 9 (2.47%) J2EE
13 7 (1.92%) Java EE
13 7 (1.92%) jQuery
14 6 (1.64%) JSP
14 6 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.62%) Data Centre
2 36 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 26 (7.12%) PKI
4 23 (6.30%) Cryptography
5 19 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.93%) Internet of Things
7 17 (4.66%) Computer Science
8 15 (4.11%) User Experience
9 13 (3.56%) Driving Licence
10 11 (3.01%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
12 8 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (2.19%) Online Banking
13 7 (1.92%) CESG
13 7 (1.92%) Clustering
14 6 (1.64%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.64%) iPad
14 6 (1.64%) iPhone
15 5 (1.37%) RSA SecurID
15 5 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.05%) Windows
2 55 (15.07%) Linux
3 36 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.40%) Unix
5 19 (5.21%) Windows XP
6 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.19%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.10%) CentOS
14 3 (0.82%) NetWare
14 3 (0.82%) Solaris
14 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.55%) AIX
15 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.47%) ITIL
2 50 (13.70%) Project Management
3 38 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (9.86%) Incident Management
5 28 (7.67%) Change Management
6 25 (6.85%) Problem Management
7 24 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (6.58%) Scrum
8 23 (6.30%) Information Security
9 21 (5.75%) Load Balancing
10 20 (5.48%) B2B
10 20 (5.48%) Configuration Management
11 19 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (4.93%) Data Analysis
12 18 (4.93%) ITIL V3
12 18 (4.93%) Migration
12 18 (4.93%) Network Architecture
13 17 (4.66%) Capacity Management
13 17 (4.66%) Change Control
13 17 (4.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.88%) JavaScript
2 38 (10.41%) Java
3 27 (7.40%) SQL
4 22 (6.03%) C#
5 18 (4.93%) Python
5 18 (4.93%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.56%) C++
7 11 (3.01%) PHP
7 11 (3.01%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.01%) VBScript
8 10 (2.74%) VB
9 6 (1.64%) Perl
9 6 (1.64%) VB6
10 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.10%) C
11 4 (1.10%) Ruby
12 3 (0.82%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.55%) R
14 1 (0.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (13.15%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (7.67%) Degree
5 20 (5.48%) CCNA
6 18 (4.93%) CCNP
6 18 (4.93%) CISSP
7 14 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.29%) MCSE
9 9 (2.47%) CCIE
9 9 (2.47%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.47%) MCP
10 7 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (1.64%) MCSA
12 4 (1.10%) GCIH
12 4 (1.10%) GIAC
12 4 (1.10%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.93%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.38%) SLA
3 8 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.37%) COBIT
4 5 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.10%) RMADS
6 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.04%) UAG
3 19 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.84%) ISA Server
5 8 (2.19%) Sendmail
6 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.10%) Docker
7 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.82%) vSphere
9 2 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.27%) Firmware
10 1 (0.27%) iptables
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.27%) Postfix
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
10 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.21%) WSUS
2 16 (4.38%) DameWare
3 12 (3.29%) SCCM
4 7 (1.92%) Puppet
5 5 (1.37%) BMC Marimba
5 5 (1.37%) Nagios
6 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.10%) OpenView
6 4 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.82%) WMI
7 3 (0.82%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.55%) Ansible
8 2 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.27%) Control-M
9 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 110 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 83 (22.74%) Cisco
3 40 (10.96%) Oracle
4 39 (10.68%) HP
5 33 (9.04%) Citrix
6 30 (8.22%) VMware
7 27 (7.40%) Adobe
8 24 (6.58%) F5
9 22 (6.03%) Lotus
10 19 (5.21%) Palo Alto
11 16 (4.38%) CheckPoint
12 15 (4.11%) Blue Coat
12 15 (4.11%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (3.29%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.74%) IBM
14 10 (2.74%) IronPort
14 10 (2.74%) Juniper
14 10 (2.74%) SAP
15 9 (2.47%) Cyberoam
15 9 (2.47%) Symantec
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