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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
UK
Rank 155 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Internet 728 854 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.68% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.79% 11.57% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 483 437
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £167 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 54
Median hourly rate £17.32 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.40 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.24 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.37 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.13% +14.28%

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
6750 7382 7526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.53% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4293 4253
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 365 420
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -24 654 £413 +9.27% 579
London -36 288 £450 +9.42% 98
South East -20 114 £388 +10.71% 147
Yorkshire +32 61 £410 +14.68% 42
South West +10 52 £383 +12.50% 62
East of England +11 49 £275 -26.66% 56
City of London +12 46 £400 +14.28% 26
Scotland +49 43 £350 -12.50% 46
Berkshire +17 40 £375 - 20
West Yorkshire +34 36 £410 +1.23% 18
Leeds +20 35 £410 -14.80% 6
North West +2 35 £350 -36.36% 77
West Midlands 0 24 £462 +49.03% 51
Edinburgh +30 22 £425 +6.25% 3
Bracknell +18 22 £338 -15.62% 2
Wiltshire +15 20 £413 +19.56% 12
Hertfordshire +8 20 £175 -53.33% 16
Surrey +6 20 £300 +9.09% 22
Manchester +28 19 £313 -53.70% 37
South Yorkshire +1 19 £475 +13.09% 5
Swindon +20 17 £413 +21.32% 3
Glasgow +11 14 £345 -1.42% 3
Hampshire +1 14 £362 +2.84% 27
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £474 -7.56% 15
Sheffield +1 13 £425 +5.26% 2
Oxfordshire -1 13 £425 +226.92% 21
Essex +7 12 £315 +20.00% 8
Milton Keynes 0 12 £462 -12.85% 2
Bristol -11 12 £390 +14.70% 8
North East -13 11 £284 -18.92% 13

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 434 (27.80%) Windows
2 404 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (19.80%) Microsoft
4 303 (19.41%) Finance
5 249 (15.95%) HTML
6 241 (15.44%) Linux
6 241 (15.44%) Cisco
7 236 (15.12%) JavaScript
8 235 (15.05%) Firewall
9 234 (14.99%) Java
10 206 (13.20%) Active Directory
11 191 (12.24%) LAN
12 185 (11.85%) DNS
13 180 (11.53%) WAN
14 171 (10.95%) Degree
15 169 (10.83%) CSS
16 165 (10.57%) Security Cleared
17 163 (10.44%) TCP/IP
18 161 (10.31%) Unix
19 160 (10.25%) SQL
20 144 (9.22%) MS Office
20 144 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
21 143 (9.16%) ITIL
22 141 (9.03%) Web Services
22 141 (9.03%) Banking
23 137 (8.78%) MS Excel
24 136 (8.71%) Python
24 136 (8.71%) VMware
25 131 (8.39%) Project Management
26 129 (8.26%) Oracle

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 82 (5.25%) IIS
2 81 (5.19%) Apache
3 71 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 67 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 49 (3.14%) CMS
6 36 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (1.99%) nginx
8 29 (1.86%) Skype for Business
9 28 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.47%) Confluence
11 22 (1.41%) WebLogic
12 20 (1.28%) IBM Notes
13 19 (1.22%) JBoss
14 16 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.83%) Apache Spark
18 12 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
18 12 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 144 (9.22%) MS Office
2 137 (8.78%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.32%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.19%) Mingle
10 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.064%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 14 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.064%) Eikon
7 1 (0.064%) Maximo
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.064%) Primavera
7 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.52%) Office 365
3 49 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.60%) IaaS
4 25 (1.60%) SaaS
5 17 (1.09%) Heroku
6 15 (0.96%) Google Analytics
7 14 (0.90%) PaaS
8 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.38%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
13 4 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.26%) GitHub
13 4 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.19%) G Suite
14 3 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 235 (15.05%) Firewall
2 191 (12.24%) LAN
3 185 (11.85%) DNS
4 180 (11.53%) WAN
5 163 (10.44%) TCP/IP
6 129 (8.26%) Intranet
7 113 (7.24%) DHCP
8 110 (7.05%) VPN
9 101 (6.47%) SSL
10 97 (6.21%) Wireless
11 95 (6.09%) HTTP
12 91 (5.83%) MPLS
13 73 (4.68%) Network Security
14 67 (4.29%) VoIP
15 62 (3.97%) Ethernet
16 57 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
17 56 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
18 50 (3.20%) BGP
19 46 (2.95%) SMTP
20 45 (2.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.27%) MySQL
3 44 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 38 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 37 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 28 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 24 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 22 (1.41%) Big Data
9 21 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.02%) Redis
10 16 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.70%) DB2
13 11 (0.70%) HBase
14 9 (0.58%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 84 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 62 (3.97%) JIRA
4 40 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 37 (2.37%) Subversion
6 31 (1.99%) Selenium
7 30 (1.92%) Vagrant
8 29 (1.86%) Maven
9 28 (1.79%) JUnit
10 26 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.54%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.41%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.41%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.90%) Hudson
14 12 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.77%) JMeter
14 12 (0.77%) Mercurial
15 11 (0.70%) Ant
15 11 (0.70%) IntelliJ
16 10 (0.64%) Calabash
General
1 303 (19.41%) Finance
2 141 (9.03%) Banking
3 88 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 81 (5.19%) Retail
5 61 (3.91%) Marketing
6 35 (2.24%) Legal
7 30 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 27 (1.73%) Publishing
9 24 (1.54%) Electronics
10 21 (1.35%) Law
10 21 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.02%) Back Office
12 14 (0.90%) Spanish Language
13 13 (0.83%) Billing
13 13 (0.83%) French Language
13 13 (0.83%) Games
14 12 (0.77%) German Language
15 9 (0.58%) Advertising
16 8 (0.51%) Local Government
17 7 (0.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 282 (18.07%) Developer
2 194 (12.43%) Analyst
3 184 (11.79%) Architect
4 92 (5.89%) Support Engineer
5 90 (5.77%) Network Engineer
6 67 (4.29%) Administrator
7 60 (3.84%) Java Developer
8 56 (3.59%) Project Manager
9 52 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 50 (3.20%) Business Analyst
11 48 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
12 47 (3.01%) Designer
13 46 (2.95%) Security Architect
14 43 (2.75%) .NET Developer
15 41 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (2.50%) Software Engineer
17 36 (2.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 34 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
19 32 (2.05%) Consultant
19 32 (2.05%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (15.95%) HTML
2 169 (10.83%) CSS
3 141 (9.03%) Web Services
4 115 (7.37%) XML
5 108 (6.92%) .NET
6 82 (5.25%) AngularJS
7 74 (4.74%) REST
8 67 (4.29%) jQuery
9 56 (3.59%) HTML5
9 56 (3.59%) RESTful
10 54 (3.46%) J2EE
11 51 (3.27%) JSON
11 51 (3.27%) Node.js
11 51 (3.27%) Spring
12 50 (3.20%) ASP.NET
12 50 (3.20%) React
13 45 (2.88%) SOAP
14 44 (2.82%) Ajax
15 39 (2.50%) XSLT
16 36 (2.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (7.56%) Data Centre
3 114 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 109 (6.98%) User Experience
5 70 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 66 (4.23%) Internet of Things
7 63 (4.04%) Client/Server
8 40 (2.56%) RIA
9 39 (2.50%) Online Banking
10 37 (2.37%) Cryptography
11 35 (2.24%) Blackberry
12 30 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.79%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.79%) PKI
13 28 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
13 28 (1.79%) Virtual Team
14 21 (1.35%) Driving Licence
15 20 (1.28%) Clustering
16 19 (1.22%) NHS
16 19 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 434 (27.80%) Windows
2 241 (15.44%) Linux
3 161 (10.31%) Unix
4 109 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 94 (6.02%) Windows 7
6 71 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (3.59%) Apple iOS
9 49 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (2.88%) Windows 8
11 44 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (1.92%) Android
13 29 (1.86%) Windows 10
14 28 (1.79%) Solaris
15 24 (1.54%) Windows XP
16 21 (1.35%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.83%) CentOS
17 13 (0.83%) Windows Vista
18 12 (0.77%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
3 143 (9.16%) ITIL
4 131 (8.39%) Project Management
5 118 (7.56%) Scrum
6 108 (6.92%) Software Engineering
7 103 (6.60%) DevOps
8 95 (6.09%) Information Security
9 94 (6.02%) E-Commerce
10 83 (5.32%) Migration
11 82 (5.25%) Web Development
12 81 (5.19%) TDD
13 78 (5.00%) Open Source
14 76 (4.87%) Change Management
15 73 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 69 (4.42%) Service Delivery
18 66 (4.23%) High Availability
19 62 (3.97%) BDD
20 61 (3.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (15.12%) JavaScript
2 234 (14.99%) Java
3 160 (10.25%) SQL
4 136 (8.71%) Python
5 97 (6.21%) C#
6 76 (4.87%) C
6 76 (4.87%) Perl
7 69 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 63 (4.04%) C++
9 55 (3.52%) Bash Shell
9 55 (3.52%) Ruby
10 50 (3.20%) PHP
11 27 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.35%) Scala
12 21 (1.35%) VB
13 13 (0.83%) ActionScript
13 13 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 13 (0.83%) ES6
13 13 (0.83%) JCL
13 13 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 171 (10.95%) Degree
2 165 (10.57%) Security Cleared
3 118 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (6.79%) SC Cleared
5 77 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (4.80%) CCNA
7 73 (4.68%) CCNP
8 60 (3.84%) MCSE
9 46 (2.95%) CISSP
10 39 (2.50%) MCP
11 31 (1.99%) CCIE
12 30 (1.92%) MCSA
13 25 (1.60%) DV Cleared
14 21 (1.35%) MCDST
15 19 (1.22%) PMI Certification
16 18 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
17 17 (1.09%) ISEB
18 15 (0.96%) ACDT
18 15 (0.96%) ACTC
18 15 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.23%) SLA
2 55 (3.52%) QA
3 30 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.32%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.32%) RMADS
9 4 (0.26%) COBIT
9 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.064%) FATCA
11 1 (0.064%) GCP
11 1 (0.064%) GDPR
11 1 (0.064%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.064%) SEPA
System Software
1 206 (13.20%) Active Directory
2 95 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (3.33%) Docker
4 37 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.60%) XenApp
6 21 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (0.90%) Firmware
8 14 (0.90%) NFS
9 13 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.77%) Xen
11 11 (0.70%) KVM
12 10 (0.64%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.58%) vSphere
14 8 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.51%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.45%) NDS
Systems Management
1 69 (4.42%) Puppet
2 57 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.37%) SCCM
4 36 (2.31%) Ansible
5 17 (1.09%) Nagios
6 16 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 16 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 14 (0.90%) HP Fortify
8 13 (0.83%) Nexpose
8 13 (0.83%) Tivoli
9 12 (0.77%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.70%) Graphite
11 10 (0.64%) OpenView
12 9 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
12 9 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.51%) Mesos
13 8 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.51%) Salt
13 8 (0.51%) WSUS
14 7 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 309 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 241 (15.44%) Cisco
3 136 (8.71%) VMware
4 129 (8.26%) Oracle
5 103 (6.60%) Citrix
6 84 (5.38%) HP
7 59 (3.78%) Apple
8 55 (3.52%) Red Hat
9 50 (3.20%) F5
9 50 (3.20%) Juniper
10 48 (3.07%) CheckPoint
11 46 (2.95%) Google
12 39 (2.50%) IBM
13 36 (2.31%) Symantec
14 27 (1.73%) Intel Security
15 26 (1.67%) SAP
16 24 (1.54%) Blue Coat
17 22 (1.41%) EMC
18 21 (1.35%) Adobe
19 20 (1.28%) Lotus
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