The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 150 141 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing Internet 917 980 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.67% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 12.01% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 579 578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 59 66
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £10.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £38.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +7.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8434 8162 8231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.61% 13.93% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5137 4647 4444
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 532 458
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Internet
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet within the UK.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet within the UK.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Internet
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -24 841 £425 +6.25% 359
London -24 367 £450 +5.88% 109
South East -7 171 £400 +14.28% 74
East of England +18 68 £388 +3.33% 24
Yorkshire +1 60 £362 -14.94% 32
South West +24 52 £325 -23.52% 24
City of London -2 51 £470 +11.24% 22
Scotland +48 49 £340 -12.54% 12
North West -14 39 £425 -12.05% 45
Berkshire +1 38 £375 +76.47% 21
Buckinghamshire +3 34 £450 +28.57% 6
West Midlands -21 34 £463 +17.08% 29
Bristol +8 33 £250 -41.17% 5
West Yorkshire -12 32 £350 -17.64% 11
Milton Keynes +5 27 £500 +43.88% 2
Surrey +1 27 £375 +25.00% 7
Hampshire -17 26 £360 -4.00% 21
Glasgow +33 25 £290 -10.76% 3
North East -14 25 £450 -11.89% 8
Leeds -13 24 £350 -17.64% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 24 £463 -12.98% 6
Tyne and Wear -17 24 £463 -12.98% 8
Manchester +14 21 £425 -15.00% 27
Essex +3 21 £290 -22.66% 7
East Midlands -1 21 £535 +64.61% 12
Hertfordshire -3 21 £375 -28.57% 3
Edinburgh +17 20 £350 -10.25% 5
Oxfordshire +6 15 £450 +53.19% 10
Norfolk +11 14 £488 +62.50%
Norwich +10 14 £488 +93.06%

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 with a requirement for Internet.

1 504 (28.85%) Windows
2 402 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (21.81%) Microsoft
4 377 (21.58%) Finance
5 336 (19.23%) Firewall
6 279 (15.97%) Cisco
7 266 (15.23%) Linux
8 254 (14.54%) Java
9 245 (14.02%) JavaScript
9 245 (14.02%) Active Directory
10 240 (13.74%) HTML
11 225 (12.88%) ITIL
12 219 (12.54%) DNS
13 192 (10.99%) MS Office
14 190 (10.88%) TCP/IP
15 188 (10.76%) MS Excel
16 182 (10.42%) Security Cleared
17 178 (10.19%) SQL Server
18 177 (10.13%) .NET
19 176 (10.07%) SQL
20 174 (9.96%) Web Services
20 174 (9.96%) Project Management
21 172 (9.85%) Oracle
22 170 (9.73%) WAN
22 170 (9.73%) Windows Server
23 169 (9.67%) CSS
24 164 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
25 163 (9.33%) Degree
26 158 (9.04%) LAN
27 156 (8.93%) VPN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 132 (7.56%) IIS
2 105 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 88 (5.04%) MS Exchange
4 79 (4.52%) Apache
5 62 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.23%) CMS
7 38 (2.18%) WebLogic
8 35 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (2.00%) IBM Notes
9 32 (1.83%) JBoss
9 32 (1.83%) Skype for Business
9 32 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 26 (1.49%) Confluence
10 26 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (1.20%) OpenStack
12 20 (1.14%) nginx
13 14 (0.80%) Jetty
14 13 (0.74%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 192 (10.99%) MS Office
2 188 (10.76%) MS Excel
3 47 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.92%) MS Project
7 15 (0.86%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.46%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.46%) ProjectWise
9 7 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.23%) Mingle
11 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.17%) SPSS
12 2 (0.11%) GIMP
12 2 (0.11%) HipChat
12 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.057%) InDesign
13 1 (0.057%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.057%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 17 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.34%) assyst
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.17%) Finacle
6 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.11%) Eikon
7 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.11%) Primavera
7 2 (0.11%) Radian6
7 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.057%) Magento
8 1 (0.057%) Maximo
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.057%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.057%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.057%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.87%) Office 365
3 63 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.00%) SaaS
5 17 (0.97%) IaaS
6 11 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.46%) GitHub
9 8 (0.46%) PaaS
10 7 (0.40%) CloudFront
10 7 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.34%) Route 53
11 6 (0.34%) Yammer
12 5 (0.29%) AdWords
12 5 (0.29%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 336 (19.23%) Firewall
2 219 (12.54%) DNS
3 190 (10.88%) TCP/IP
4 170 (9.73%) WAN
5 158 (9.04%) LAN
6 156 (8.93%) VPN
7 150 (8.59%) SSL
8 129 (7.38%) Intranet
9 125 (7.16%) HTTP
10 123 (7.04%) DHCP
11 120 (6.87%) Wireless
12 108 (6.18%) Network Security
13 66 (3.78%) MPLS
14 61 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
16 56 (3.21%) FTP
17 54 (3.09%) IPsec
18 52 (2.98%) SAN
19 50 (2.86%) BGP
19 50 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.32%) MySQL
3 53 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 49 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 38 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 35 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 33 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 30 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (1.60%) Redis
12 27 (1.55%) Big Data
13 19 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (0.80%) DB2
15 14 (0.80%) Neo4j
16 13 (0.74%) GIS
17 10 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 98 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 85 (4.87%) Jenkins
3 68 (3.89%) JIRA
4 45 (2.58%) Subversion
5 35 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 28 (1.60%) Cucumber
7 24 (1.37%) Hudson
7 24 (1.37%) JUnit
7 24 (1.37%) Selenium
8 23 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.26%) Maven
10 17 (0.97%) WebDriver
11 15 (0.86%) Mockito
12 14 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.69%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.69%) Travis CI
14 11 (0.63%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.57%) Gradle
15 10 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 377 (21.58%) Finance
2 142 (8.13%) Banking
3 123 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 87 (4.98%) Marketing
5 84 (4.81%) Retail
6 46 (2.63%) Legal
7 39 (2.23%) Law
7 39 (2.23%) Publishing
8 27 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 26 (1.49%) Billing
10 25 (1.43%) Electronics
11 24 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.32%) German Language
13 19 (1.09%) French Language
14 18 (1.03%) Italian Language
15 17 (0.97%) Back Office
16 16 (0.92%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.86%) Advertising
18 13 (0.74%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 261 (14.94%) Developer
2 219 (12.54%) Analyst
3 159 (9.10%) Architect
4 106 (6.07%) Network Engineer
5 95 (5.44%) Support Engineer
6 93 (5.32%) Administrator
7 81 (4.64%) Project Manager
8 65 (3.72%) Consultant
9 64 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 63 (3.61%) Designer
11 50 (2.86%) Java Developer
12 46 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
13 45 (2.58%) .NET Developer
13 45 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 45 (2.58%) Service Analyst
14 42 (2.40%) Business Analyst
15 41 (2.35%) C# Developer
16 40 (2.29%) JavaScript Developer
16 40 (2.29%) Test Analyst
17 39 (2.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (13.74%) HTML
2 177 (10.13%) .NET
3 174 (9.96%) Web Services
4 169 (9.67%) CSS
5 109 (6.24%) XML
6 91 (5.21%) HTML5
7 78 (4.46%) REST
8 66 (3.78%) ASP.NET
9 64 (3.66%) jQuery
10 61 (3.49%) AngularJS
11 56 (3.21%) JSON
12 52 (2.98%) CSS3
13 50 (2.86%) J2EE
14 48 (2.75%) Ajax
15 46 (2.63%) Spring
16 45 (2.58%) Node.js
17 41 (2.35%) SOAP
18 38 (2.18%) Middleware
19 36 (2.06%) .NET Framework
20 32 (1.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 132 (7.56%) Data Centre
4 88 (5.04%) User Experience
5 69 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.43%) Client/Server
7 58 (3.32%) Internet of Things
8 57 (3.26%) Online Banking
9 50 (2.86%) CESG
10 46 (2.63%) Blackberry
11 37 (2.12%) Clustering
12 35 (2.00%) Mobile App
13 31 (1.77%) Cryptography
13 31 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.77%) PKI
14 27 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
14 27 (1.55%) RIA
15 24 (1.37%) Virtual Team
15 24 (1.37%) Wiki
16 21 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 504 (28.85%) Windows
2 266 (15.23%) Linux
3 170 (9.73%) Windows Server
4 153 (8.76%) Unix
5 95 (5.44%) Windows 7
6 85 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 76 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (3.32%) Apple iOS
10 53 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (2.98%) Android
12 36 (2.06%) Windows 8
13 30 (1.72%) Windows XP
14 29 (1.66%) Solaris
15 28 (1.60%) Windows 10
16 27 (1.55%) Windows Vista
17 25 (1.43%) CentOS
18 16 (0.92%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.80%) Windows Phone
20 12 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (12.88%) ITIL
3 174 (9.96%) Project Management
4 149 (8.53%) Migration
5 139 (7.96%) Scrum
6 118 (6.75%) Cybersecurity
6 118 (6.75%) TDD
7 103 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 101 (5.78%) DevOps
9 100 (5.72%) E-Commerce
10 99 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (5.15%) Load Balancing
12 88 (5.04%) Information Security
12 88 (5.04%) Software Engineering
13 85 (4.87%) Configuration Management
13 85 (4.87%) MVC
14 81 (4.64%) Web Development
15 77 (4.41%) Service Management
16 72 (4.12%) Change Management
17 67 (3.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (14.54%) Java
2 245 (14.02%) JavaScript
3 176 (10.07%) SQL
4 129 (7.38%) C#
5 125 (7.16%) PowerShell
6 97 (5.55%) Python
7 88 (5.04%) PHP
8 78 (4.46%) Perl
9 54 (3.09%) C++
10 52 (2.98%) C
10 52 (2.98%) Ruby
11 46 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 40 (2.29%) VB
13 37 (2.12%) VBScript
14 35 (2.00%) Scala
15 29 (1.66%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.26%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.26%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 182 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 163 (9.33%) Degree
3 130 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
4 118 (6.75%) SC Cleared
5 85 (4.87%) CCNP
6 80 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 79 (4.52%) CCNA
8 74 (4.24%) CISSP
9 49 (2.80%) MCSE
10 44 (2.52%) CESG Certified Professional
11 41 (2.35%) DV Cleared
12 35 (2.00%) MCP
13 30 (1.72%) ISEB
13 30 (1.72%) MCSA
14 25 (1.43%) PMI Certification
15 24 (1.37%) CCIE
16 20 (1.14%) A+ Certification
16 20 (1.14%) MCITP
17 19 (1.09%) ISTQB
17 19 (1.09%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.12%) SLA
2 48 (2.75%) QA
3 44 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.32%) RMADS
6 16 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.40%) JSP 440
10 6 (0.34%) COBIT
11 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.23%) WCAG
12 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.17%) WAI
13 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.057%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.057%) MiFID
14 1 (0.057%) P3O
14 1 (0.057%) SEPA
System Software
1 245 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 97 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.32%) Firmware
6 22 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
7 19 (1.09%) Docker
7 19 (1.09%) Sendmail
7 19 (1.09%) XenApp
8 17 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 16 (0.92%) vSphere
10 15 (0.86%) UAG
11 12 (0.69%) ProxySG
12 10 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.57%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.52%) NFS
14 7 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.40%) Postfix
15 6 (0.34%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 89 (5.09%) Puppet
2 65 (3.72%) SCCM
3 50 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (2.06%) Ansible
5 22 (1.26%) SCOM
6 20 (1.14%) Nagios
7 16 (0.92%) OpenView
7 16 (0.92%) WSUS
8 15 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.63%) Nexpose
11 8 (0.46%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.40%) vMotion
13 6 (0.34%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.34%) DameWare
13 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 381 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 279 (15.97%) Cisco
3 172 (9.85%) Oracle
4 139 (7.96%) VMware
5 129 (7.38%) Citrix
6 120 (6.87%) HP
7 103 (5.90%) F5
8 102 (5.84%) CheckPoint
9 94 (5.38%) Red Hat
10 85 (4.87%) Juniper
11 53 (3.03%) IBM
12 50 (2.86%) Dell
13 43 (2.46%) Blue Coat
14 39 (2.23%) Apple
15 36 (2.06%) Adobe
16 35 (2.00%) Lotus
17 34 (1.95%) Fortinet
17 34 (1.95%) TippingPoint
18 30 (1.72%) SAP
19 29 (1.66%) Google
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