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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 61 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Contract jobs citing Internet 279 197 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.88% 2.33% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.82% 13.34% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 98 91
Average daily rate
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£360 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 26
Average hourly rate £11.00 £24.00 £16.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +44.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.95 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -10.00%
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
1883 1477 1975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.44% 17.49% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 684 633
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 99 169
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +14 104 £336 -11.51% 22
Hampshire +11 90 £400 +25.00% 13
Surrey -5 31 £300 -20.00% 28
Buckinghamshire +16 27 £325 - 5
Kent +10 14 £350 +9.37% 10
Oxfordshire -8 8 £425 +132.87% 5
Middlesex +5 2 £363 +9.02%
East Sussex -11 2 £262 -34.62% 6
West Sussex -1 1 £295 -26.25% 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 141 (27.65%) Windows
2 132 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 100 (19.61%) Telecoms
4 90 (17.65%) SQL
5 88 (17.25%) XML
6 80 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (14.51%) Linux
8 72 (14.12%) ITIL
8 72 (14.12%) Degree
9 71 (13.92%) IIS
9 71 (13.92%) Active Directory
10 69 (13.53%) Firewall
11 66 (12.94%) Project Management
11 66 (12.94%) Security Cleared
12 65 (12.75%) JavaScript
13 60 (11.76%) HTML
14 59 (11.57%) MS Excel
15 58 (11.37%) Apache
16 56 (10.98%) Web Services
16 56 (10.98%) Finance
17 55 (10.78%) VMware
18 54 (10.59%) CSS
19 53 (10.39%) SQL Server
20 52 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
21 49 (9.61%) Java
21 49 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (9.22%) Broadband
22 47 (9.22%) TCP/IP
22 47 (9.22%) Scrum
23 45 (8.82%) TDD

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 71 (13.92%) IIS
2 58 (11.37%) Apache
3 35 (6.86%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.75%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.16%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.96%) Liferay
10 10 (1.96%) Lync
11 9 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.57%) CMS
13 7 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (1.37%) Drupal
14 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.98%) Node.js
15 5 (0.98%) WordPress
16 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.43%) MS Office
3 12 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.59%) Maximo
2 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.31%) Office 365
3 21 (4.12%) SaaS
4 17 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.94%) IaaS
6 10 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.18%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.78%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.53%) Firewall
2 47 (9.22%) Broadband
2 47 (9.22%) TCP/IP
3 45 (8.82%) Intranet
4 44 (8.63%) DNS
5 42 (8.24%) WAN
6 38 (7.45%) LAN
6 38 (7.45%) 3G
7 35 (6.86%) HTTP
8 30 (5.88%) FTP
9 20 (3.92%) DHCP
9 20 (3.92%) Network Security
9 20 (3.92%) 4G
10 19 (3.73%) VPN
11 16 (3.14%) SSL
11 16 (3.14%) Ethernet
11 16 (3.14%) SMTP
11 16 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (2.94%) MPLS
12 15 (2.94%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.06%) MySQL
3 24 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (2.94%) DB2
5 11 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.37%) Big Data
9 6 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.18%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.39%) MS Access
13 2 (0.39%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.39%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 32 (6.27%) Maven
2 28 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 27 (5.29%) Eclipse
4 21 (4.12%) Cucumber
5 19 (3.73%) Subversion
6 16 (3.14%) JIRA
7 15 (2.94%) FitNesse
8 10 (1.96%) PHPUnit
9 9 (1.76%) Selenium
9 9 (1.76%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.18%) RSpec
10 6 (1.18%) Mockito
11 4 (0.78%) JUnit
11 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.78%) ERwin
11 4 (0.78%) Introscope
12 3 (0.59%) Grunt
13 2 (0.39%) WinDbg
13 2 (0.39%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 100 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 56 (10.98%) Finance
3 35 (6.86%) Billing
4 31 (6.08%) Publishing
5 16 (3.14%) Marketing
6 15 (2.94%) Banking
7 14 (2.75%) Games
8 11 (2.16%) Military
9 7 (1.37%) Retail
9 7 (1.37%) Back Office
9 7 (1.37%) Advertising
9 7 (1.37%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.18%) Legal
11 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.59%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) Automotive
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 92 (18.04%) Architect
1 92 (18.04%) Developer
2 62 (12.16%) Solutions Architect
3 51 (10.00%) Analyst
4 32 (6.27%) Support Engineer
5 30 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.49%) Mobile Developer
7 22 (4.31%) Consultant
8 18 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (3.33%) Administrator
10 16 (3.14%) Lead Developer
10 16 (3.14%) Service Manager
10 16 (3.14%) Business Analyst
10 16 (3.14%) PHP Developer
10 16 (3.14%) Transition Manager
10 16 (3.14%) Service Transition Manager
11 13 (2.55%) SCCM Engineer
11 13 (2.55%) Front-End Developer
11 13 (2.55%) Senior Architect
11 13 (2.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.25%) XML
2 60 (11.76%) HTML
3 56 (10.98%) Web Services
4 54 (10.59%) CSS
5 44 (8.63%) J2EE
6 39 (7.65%) JSON
7 37 (7.25%) REST
8 35 (6.86%) .NET
9 31 (6.08%) OAuth
10 30 (5.88%) XSLT
11 28 (5.49%) jQuery
11 28 (5.49%) PostGIS
12 27 (5.29%) Spring
13 22 (4.31%) RESTful
14 21 (4.12%) SOAP
15 19 (3.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 17 (3.33%) ASP.NET
16 17 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (3.14%) Ajax
18 12 (2.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 36 (7.06%) Open Source
3 32 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.10%) PKI
5 20 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.73%) DTV
7 18 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.94%) Clustering
9 10 (1.96%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.18%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.98%) AS400
12 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.78%) Blog
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.78%) Social Media
12 4 (0.78%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.78%) iSeries
12 4 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (27.65%) Windows
2 74 (14.51%) Linux
3 52 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (6.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (6.08%) Windows 7
7 29 (5.69%) UNIX
8 28 (5.49%) Windows XP
9 24 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.76%) Android
11 9 (1.76%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.76%) Solaris
12 7 (1.37%) Debian
13 6 (1.18%) CentOS
14 5 (0.98%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.12%) ITIL
3 66 (12.94%) Project Management
4 47 (9.22%) Scrum
5 45 (8.82%) TDD
6 42 (8.24%) SOA
7 34 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 32 (6.27%) Use Case
9 29 (5.69%) Rapid Prototyping
10 28 (5.49%) Service Management
11 27 (5.29%) MVC
12 25 (4.90%) OO
13 24 (4.71%) Content Management
14 23 (4.51%) PRINCE2
14 23 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (4.51%) Web Development
15 19 (3.73%) Migration
15 19 (3.73%) Configuration Management
16 18 (3.53%) Change Management
16 18 (3.53%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (17.65%) SQL
2 65 (12.75%) JavaScript
3 49 (9.61%) Java
4 36 (7.06%) PHP
5 35 (6.86%) PowerShell
6 32 (6.27%) Python
7 27 (5.29%) VBScript
8 23 (4.51%) XQuery
9 16 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.55%) C
11 12 (2.35%) PHP5
12 9 (1.76%) C#
13 8 (1.57%) Perl
14 7 (1.37%) VB
15 5 (0.98%) C++
16 4 (0.78%) RPG
16 4 (0.78%) RPG/400
16 4 (0.78%) RPG IV
16 4 (0.78%) Ruby
17 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (14.12%) Degree
2 66 (12.94%) Security Cleared
3 41 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.90%) DV Cleared
5 23 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.92%) MCSE
7 17 (3.33%) MCP
8 13 (2.55%) CCNA
9 10 (1.96%) CISSP
10 9 (1.76%) MCSA
11 8 (1.57%) CCNP
12 6 (1.18%) PMP
12 6 (1.18%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.18%) GIAC
13 5 (0.98%) GCIA
14 4 (0.78%) ISEB
15 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.59%) CCIP
15 3 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 15 (2.94%) SLA
4 10 (1.96%) QA
5 5 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.16%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (1.96%) UAG
5 9 (1.76%) XenApp
6 6 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.18%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.59%) vCloud
8 3 (0.59%) Docker
9 2 (0.39%) Xen
9 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.39%) Snort
10 1 (0.20%) Squid
10 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (6.08%) SCCM
2 25 (4.90%) Puppet
3 17 (3.33%) SCOM
4 13 (2.55%) WMI
5 7 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (1.18%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.18%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.78%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.78%) WSUS
8 3 (0.59%) OpenView
8 3 (0.59%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.39%) Plesk
9 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.39%) Nagios
10 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 132 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.78%) VMware
3 39 (7.65%) Google
4 37 (7.25%) Cisco
5 35 (6.86%) Citrix
6 33 (6.47%) Facebook
6 33 (6.47%) Twitter
7 24 (4.71%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.73%) IBM
8 19 (3.73%) Oracle
9 16 (3.14%) F5
10 15 (2.94%) HP
11 14 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.35%) Juniper
13 11 (2.16%) Zend
14 10 (1.96%) Remedy
15 9 (1.76%) Symantec
16 8 (1.57%) Clearswift
16 8 (1.57%) Dell
17 7 (1.37%) EMC
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