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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 82 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Internet 233 187 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.32% 1.93% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 10.90% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 99 89
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£361 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £179 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Average hourly rate £16.18 £21.31 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.07% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.84 £8.25 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £52.30 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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
2018 1715 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.05% 17.72% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 762 667
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 130 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.01% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +13 64 £375 +11.11% 29
Hampshire -10 54 £380 +13.43% 13
Buckinghamshire +15 46 £325 - 7
Surrey +15 34 £300 +9.09% 10
West Sussex -10 16 £275 -21.42% 2
Oxfordshire -11 10 £380 +21.60% 11
East Sussex -6 8 £100 -55.55% 4
Kent -13 3 £375 - 8
Middlesex - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 106 (24.20%) Linux
2 103 (23.52%) Microsoft
3 96 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (20.32%) ITIL
5 86 (19.63%) Windows
6 81 (18.49%) JavaScript
7 79 (18.04%) Security Cleared
8 78 (17.81%) Cisco
9 73 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 70 (15.98%) WAN
11 68 (15.53%) Firewall
12 64 (14.61%) Java
13 60 (13.70%) HTML
13 60 (13.70%) Web Services
13 60 (13.70%) LAN
13 60 (13.70%) SC Cleared
14 59 (13.47%) Scrum
14 59 (13.47%) TDD
15 58 (13.24%) XML
16 57 (13.01%) CSS
16 57 (13.01%) MS Excel
17 56 (12.79%) Oracle
18 55 (12.56%) VPN
19 50 (11.42%) SQL
19 50 (11.42%) Apache
19 50 (11.42%) Finance
20 49 (11.19%) Intranet
21 48 (10.96%) OO
21 48 (10.96%) Python
22 47 (10.73%) Cisco Certification

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 50 (11.42%) Apache
2 27 (6.16%) IIS
3 24 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 23 (5.25%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.51%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.28%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.83%) Node.js
9 7 (1.60%) CMS
9 7 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.37%) Documentum
10 6 (1.37%) SAS
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.14%) Lync
12 4 (0.91%) Confluence
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) Liferay
Applications
1 57 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 44 (10.05%) MS Office
3 18 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.68%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.46%) MS Project
7 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (1.60%) Magento
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (2.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (2.05%) Office 365
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.83%) IaaS
5 7 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.60%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.68%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.98%) WAN
2 68 (15.53%) Firewall
3 60 (13.70%) LAN
4 55 (12.56%) VPN
5 49 (11.19%) Intranet
6 42 (9.59%) DNS
7 40 (9.13%) TCP/IP
8 38 (8.68%) MPLS
9 37 (8.45%) Ethernet
10 32 (7.31%) Network Security
11 31 (7.08%) SSL
11 31 (7.08%) Broadband
12 29 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (6.16%) OSPF
14 26 (5.94%) IPsec
15 24 (5.48%) RIP
16 22 (5.02%) HTTP
16 22 (5.02%) Wireless
17 21 (4.79%) BGP
17 21 (4.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (3.88%) NoSQL
2 17 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.65%) MarkLogic
4 14 (3.20%) MySQL
5 11 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.28%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.28%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.83%) DB2
9 7 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.14%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.14%) Big Data
11 5 (1.14%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (10.50%) Jenkins
2 44 (10.05%) Subversion
3 41 (9.36%) JUnit
4 38 (8.68%) Git (software)
5 27 (6.16%) Selenium
6 24 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 21 (4.79%) Visual Studio
8 19 (4.34%) Mockito
9 17 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (2.51%) Maven
11 8 (1.83%) JIRA
11 8 (1.83%) Jasmine
11 8 (1.83%) PHPUnit
12 7 (1.60%) Ant
12 7 (1.60%) RSpec
13 5 (1.14%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.91%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.91%) Gradle
15 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
15 2 (0.46%) QUnit
General
1 73 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 50 (11.42%) Finance
3 35 (7.99%) Publishing
4 22 (5.02%) Banking
5 14 (3.20%) Marketing
6 12 (2.74%) Legal
7 8 (1.83%) German Language
7 8 (1.83%) Retail
8 7 (1.60%) Billing
9 6 (1.37%) Back Office
10 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.14%) Games
11 4 (0.91%) Advertising
12 3 (0.68%) Law
12 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.46%) Military
14 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (26.94%) Developer
2 63 (14.38%) Analyst
3 37 (8.45%) Architect
4 35 (7.99%) Network Engineer
5 34 (7.76%) Java Developer
6 25 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 24 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 17 (3.88%) Security Engineer
9 16 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
10 15 (3.42%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.20%) Design Engineer
11 14 (3.20%) Service Manager
12 13 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
12 13 (2.97%) Transition Manager
12 13 (2.97%) Python Developer
12 13 (2.97%) IP Engineer
12 13 (2.97%) Service Transition Manager
13 12 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (13.70%) HTML
1 60 (13.70%) Web Services
2 58 (13.24%) XML
3 57 (13.01%) CSS
4 45 (10.27%) JSON
5 39 (8.90%) RESTful
6 34 (7.76%) .NET
7 28 (6.39%) Spring
7 28 (6.39%) HTML5
8 26 (5.94%) REST
9 24 (5.48%) CSS3
9 24 (5.48%) XSLT
10 23 (5.25%) Ajax
11 22 (5.02%) jQuery
12 18 (4.11%) J2EE
13 17 (3.88%) Hibernate
13 17 (3.88%) PostGIS
14 14 (3.20%) Django
15 13 (2.97%) ASP.NET
15 13 (2.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.62%) User Experience
2 26 (5.94%) Open Source
3 20 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.34%) SecurID
5 14 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.28%) DTV
8 10 (2.28%) Economics
9 9 (2.05%) PKI
10 8 (1.83%) Online Banking
11 6 (1.37%) RIA
11 6 (1.37%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.14%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.91%) New Media
13 4 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.91%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.20%) Linux
2 86 (19.63%) Windows
3 29 (6.62%) UNIX
4 20 (4.57%) Windows 7
5 18 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (3.20%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.51%) Solaris
10 10 (2.28%) Android
11 8 (1.83%) CentOS
12 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.37%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.37%) AIX
14 4 (0.91%) SUSE
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.68%) i5/OS
15 3 (0.68%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.32%) ITIL
3 59 (13.47%) TDD
3 59 (13.47%) Scrum
4 48 (10.96%) OO
5 47 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (9.82%) Change Control
7 41 (9.36%) Project Management
8 34 (7.76%) Web Development
9 33 (7.53%) BDD
10 28 (6.39%) Configuration Management
11 24 (5.48%) OOP
11 24 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (4.79%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.57%) Service Management
13 20 (4.57%) MVC
13 20 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (4.57%) Unit Testing
14 19 (4.34%) Automated Testing
15 18 (4.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.49%) JavaScript
2 64 (14.61%) Java
3 50 (11.42%) SQL
4 48 (10.96%) Python
5 30 (6.85%) C#
6 19 (4.34%) PHP
7 18 (4.11%) C++
8 17 (3.88%) Perl
9 16 (3.65%) XQuery
10 12 (2.74%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.28%) C
12 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.60%) Ruby
14 5 (1.14%) PHP5
14 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.91%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.68%) RPG
16 3 (0.68%) Groovy
16 3 (0.68%) COBOL
17 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (18.04%) Security Cleared
2 60 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 47 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (7.99%) Degree
5 33 (7.53%) CCNP
6 24 (5.48%) CCNA
7 20 (4.57%) DV Cleared
8 19 (4.34%) CISSP
9 15 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (2.74%) MCSE
11 8 (1.83%) MCP
12 7 (1.60%) BC Cleared
12 7 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.37%) MCITP
14 5 (1.14%) MCSA
15 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.68%) CCIE
16 3 (0.68%) CCDP
16 3 (0.68%) ISEB
16 3 (0.68%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.57%) QA
2 19 (4.34%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.42%) SLA
4 8 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.83%) VirtualBox
5 7 (1.60%) Docker
6 6 (1.37%) Firmware
7 5 (1.14%) Snort
7 5 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.14%) UAG
8 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.91%) vSphere
8 4 (0.91%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.68%) XenApp
9 3 (0.68%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.46%) Squid
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (3.42%) SCCM
2 14 (3.20%) Puppet
3 11 (2.51%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.83%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (0.91%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.68%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (0.68%) SCOM
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.46%) Netcool
7 2 (0.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 103 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 78 (17.81%) Cisco
3 56 (12.79%) Oracle
4 37 (8.45%) F5
5 36 (8.22%) CheckPoint
6 30 (6.85%) VMware
7 20 (4.57%) Citrix
8 19 (4.34%) CA
9 16 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 16 (3.65%) Fortinet
10 15 (3.42%) Tufin
10 15 (3.42%) AlgoSec
11 11 (2.51%) Google
11 11 (2.51%) IBM
12 10 (2.28%) Juniper
13 9 (2.05%) HP
13 9 (2.05%) Apple
13 9 (2.05%) Remedy
14 8 (1.83%) BT
15 7 (1.60%) Apigee
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8.68 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
HP
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago