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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 155 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 895 938 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.65% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.24% 11.77% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 556 513
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 46 64
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.34% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £43.39 £30.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +13.40%

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
8740 7972 7525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.19% 14.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4547 3993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 -28 820 £414 +3.43% 288
London -22 341 £450 +5.88% 111
South East -9 169 £361 +3.14% 61
South West +10 66 £350 -6.66% 15
East of England +15 56 £384 +2.33% 19
Yorkshire -8 55 £375 -6.25% 21
Berkshire +1 45 £351 +65.29% 10
Scotland +22 41 £338 +15.38% 11
North West -3 41 £405 -24.65% 29
City of London +9 39 £470 +9.94% 17
Surrey +5 36 £290 -3.33% 10
Bristol +15 35 £275 -35.29% 4
West Midlands -27 34 £450 +50.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +1 33 £450 +38.46% 6
West Yorkshire -12 30 £378 -9.03% 14
Hampshire -18 29 £361 -3.73% 16
East Midlands -2 27 £550 +57.14% 10
Milton Keynes +11 25 £468 +47.24% 3
North East -29 25 £450 +63.63% 8
Tyne and Wear -33 23 £473 +51.81% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 22 £473 +51.81% 6
Essex +4 20 £300 -14.28% 2
Leeds -18 19 £375 -9.63% 11
Glasgow +17 18 £290 -10.76% 6
Reading +15 17 £350 -2.77% 6
Edinburgh +12 17 £355 +18.33% 3
Nottingham +2 17 £558 +59.28% 4
Nottinghamshire -4 17 £558 +59.28% 4
Norfolk +9 15 £488 +156.57% 1
Norwich +3 15 £488 +178.57%

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 523 (28.88%) Windows
2 411 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (21.04%) Microsoft
4 377 (20.82%) Firewall
5 354 (19.55%) Finance
6 296 (16.34%) Linux
7 283 (15.63%) Cisco
8 272 (15.02%) Java
9 251 (13.86%) JavaScript
10 245 (13.53%) HTML
11 238 (13.14%) ITIL
12 235 (12.98%) Active Directory
13 232 (12.81%) DNS
14 201 (11.10%) Security Cleared
15 195 (10.77%) SQL Server
16 193 (10.66%) .NET
17 190 (10.49%) Windows Server
18 184 (10.16%) MS Office
19 183 (10.10%) Web Services
20 180 (9.94%) Oracle
21 179 (9.88%) TCP/IP
22 177 (9.77%) SQL
22 177 (9.77%) MS Excel
22 177 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
23 174 (9.61%) CSS
24 173 (9.55%) Project Management
25 166 (9.17%) Degree
26 162 (8.95%) Unix
26 162 (8.95%) WAN
26 162 (8.95%) SSL

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
1 148 (8.17%) IIS
2 115 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 88 (4.86%) Apache
4 77 (4.25%) MS Exchange
5 75 (4.14%) Tomcat
6 57 (3.15%) CMS
7 44 (2.43%) Skype for Business
8 38 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 35 (1.93%) IBM Notes
10 34 (1.88%) JBoss
11 33 (1.82%) WebSphere
12 32 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
13 29 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
14 28 (1.55%) nginx
15 27 (1.49%) Confluence
16 23 (1.27%) Jetty
17 22 (1.21%) OpenStack
18 17 (0.94%) Drupal
19 14 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
20 10 (0.55%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 184 (10.16%) MS Office
2 177 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 49 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.88%) MS Project
8 9 (0.50%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.44%) ProjectWise
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.22%) Mingle
11 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.17%) SPSS
13 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.11%) GIMP
13 2 (0.11%) HipChat
13 2 (0.11%) InDesign
13 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.055%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 18 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.39%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.33%) assyst
5 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.22%) Finacle
7 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.11%) Magento
7 2 (0.11%) Primavera
7 2 (0.11%) Radian6
7 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.055%) Eikon
8 1 (0.055%) Maximo
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.055%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 127 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (3.92%) Office 365
3 70 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (2.21%) SaaS
5 30 (1.66%) IaaS
6 24 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.88%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.66%) Yammer
10 11 (0.61%) PaaS
11 10 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.44%) CloudFront
12 8 (0.44%) GitHub
12 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.44%) Route 53
13 6 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.28%) AdWords
14 5 (0.28%) Trello
15 4 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 377 (20.82%) Firewall
2 232 (12.81%) DNS
3 179 (9.88%) TCP/IP
4 162 (8.95%) SSL
4 162 (8.95%) WAN
5 149 (8.23%) VPN
6 144 (7.95%) LAN
7 135 (7.45%) Intranet
8 125 (6.90%) HTTP
9 118 (6.52%) Network Security
10 114 (6.29%) Wireless
11 112 (6.18%) DHCP
12 87 (4.80%) MPLS
13 63 (3.48%) BGP
14 59 (3.26%) FTP
14 59 (3.26%) IPsec
14 59 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
15 54 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
16 53 (2.93%) OSPF
17 50 (2.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.87%) MongoDB
3 57 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 54 (2.98%) MySQL
5 42 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 40 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 39 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 35 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (1.82%) Big Data
10 33 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 32 (1.77%) Redis
12 29 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.83%) DB2
13 15 (0.83%) Neo4j
14 13 (0.72%) GIS
14 13 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 86 (4.75%) Jenkins
2 82 (4.53%) Git (software)
3 78 (4.31%) JIRA
4 39 (2.15%) Subversion
5 30 (1.66%) Hudson
5 30 (1.66%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.44%) Cucumber
7 25 (1.38%) Selenium
8 24 (1.33%) JUnit
8 24 (1.33%) Maven
9 19 (1.05%) Mockito
9 19 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (0.94%) WebDriver
11 15 (0.83%) Gradle
12 14 (0.77%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.66%) TestNG
14 11 (0.61%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.44%) Eclipse
16 8 (0.44%) RSpec
General
1 354 (19.55%) Finance
2 151 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 136 (7.51%) Banking
4 98 (5.41%) Marketing
5 74 (4.09%) Retail
6 52 (2.87%) Publishing
7 48 (2.65%) Legal
8 42 (2.32%) Law
9 31 (1.71%) Billing
10 23 (1.27%) Electronics
11 21 (1.16%) German Language
11 21 (1.16%) Retail Banking
12 20 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.99%) Advertising
13 18 (0.99%) Back Office
14 15 (0.83%) French Language
14 15 (0.83%) Games
14 15 (0.83%) Italian Language
15 13 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 264 (14.58%) Developer
2 243 (13.42%) Analyst
3 194 (10.71%) Architect
4 101 (5.58%) Network Engineer
5 89 (4.91%) Support Engineer
6 80 (4.42%) Consultant
7 79 (4.36%) Administrator
8 77 (4.25%) Project Manager
9 71 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 65 (3.59%) Designer
11 50 (2.76%) Technical Architect
12 49 (2.71%) Java Developer
13 48 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
14 46 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 43 (2.37%) Support Analyst
16 42 (2.32%) .NET Developer
16 42 (2.32%) Business Analyst
16 42 (2.32%) C# Developer
16 42 (2.32%) Service Analyst
17 39 (2.15%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (13.53%) HTML
2 193 (10.66%) .NET
3 183 (10.10%) Web Services
4 174 (9.61%) CSS
5 95 (5.25%) XML
6 91 (5.02%) HTML5
7 79 (4.36%) REST
8 71 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 64 (3.53%) jQuery
10 60 (3.31%) Node.js
11 59 (3.26%) AngularJS
12 51 (2.82%) CSS3
13 48 (2.65%) Ajax
13 48 (2.65%) J2EE
14 44 (2.43%) JSON
15 42 (2.32%) .NET Framework
16 41 (2.26%) Spring
17 37 (2.04%) SOAP
18 32 (1.77%) Middleware
19 31 (1.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 177 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (8.01%) Management Information System
3 140 (7.73%) Data Centre
4 93 (5.14%) User Experience
5 68 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.09%) Internet of Things
7 51 (2.82%) Online Banking
8 49 (2.71%) Client/Server
9 45 (2.48%) CESG
10 42 (2.32%) Blackberry
11 38 (2.10%) Mobile App
12 36 (1.99%) Clustering
12 36 (1.99%) PKI
13 30 (1.66%) Cryptography
14 29 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
15 25 (1.38%) RIA
16 24 (1.33%) Social Media
17 23 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
18 22 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 523 (28.88%) Windows
2 296 (16.34%) Linux
3 190 (10.49%) Windows Server
4 162 (8.95%) Unix
5 92 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 86 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (2.93%) Android
10 50 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 49 (2.71%) Apple iOS
12 37 (2.04%) Windows 8
13 31 (1.71%) Windows 10
13 31 (1.71%) Windows XP
14 25 (1.38%) CentOS
14 25 (1.38%) Solaris
15 24 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 21 (1.16%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.77%) Windows Phone
18 13 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (13.14%) ITIL
3 173 (9.55%) Project Management
4 150 (8.28%) Migration
5 128 (7.07%) Scrum
6 125 (6.90%) TDD
7 107 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 99 (5.47%) Cybersecurity
9 96 (5.30%) E-Commerce
10 95 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
11 94 (5.19%) Load Balancing
12 93 (5.14%) DevOps
13 90 (4.97%) Information Security
14 89 (4.91%) Configuration Management
15 86 (4.75%) Web Development
16 85 (4.69%) Software Engineering
17 80 (4.42%) MVC
18 76 (4.20%) Change Management
19 75 (4.14%) Service Management
20 67 (3.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 272 (15.02%) Java
2 251 (13.86%) JavaScript
3 177 (9.77%) SQL
4 133 (7.34%) C#
5 119 (6.57%) PowerShell
6 102 (5.63%) Python
7 84 (4.64%) PHP
8 66 (3.64%) Perl
9 49 (2.71%) Ruby
10 45 (2.48%) C
11 42 (2.32%) Bash Shell
11 42 (2.32%) VB
12 41 (2.26%) C++
13 38 (2.10%) VBScript
14 36 (1.99%) Scala
15 27 (1.49%) T-SQL
16 24 (1.33%) VB.NET
17 23 (1.27%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.83%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 201 (11.10%) Security Cleared
2 166 (9.17%) Degree
3 130 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 88 (4.86%) CISSP
6 87 (4.80%) CCNP
7 78 (4.31%) CCNA
8 73 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (2.43%) CESG Certified Professional
10 42 (2.32%) MCSE
11 41 (2.26%) DV Cleared
12 32 (1.77%) ISEB
13 30 (1.66%) MCP
14 28 (1.55%) CCIE
15 26 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
16 23 (1.27%) PMI Certification
17 20 (1.10%) MCSA
18 17 (0.94%) ISTQB
19 16 (0.88%) MCDST
19 16 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.70%) SLA
2 50 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (2.76%) QA
3 29 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.60%) RMADS
4 23 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (0.55%) COBIT
8 7 (0.39%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.22%) WCAG
10 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.17%) WAI
11 1 (0.055%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.055%) MiFID
11 1 (0.055%) P3O
11 1 (0.055%) SEPA
System Software
1 235 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 92 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.88%) UAG
4 26 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.21%) Firmware
7 21 (1.16%) VMware ESX
7 21 (1.16%) XenApp
8 19 (1.05%) vSphere
9 18 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.94%) Sendmail
10 17 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.77%) Docker
12 13 (0.72%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.55%) ProxySG
14 9 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.44%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 86 (4.75%) Puppet
2 58 (3.20%) SCCM
3 55 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (1.93%) Ansible
5 23 (1.27%) Nagios
6 21 (1.16%) SCOM
6 21 (1.16%) WSUS
7 17 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 15 (0.83%) OpenView
9 12 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (0.66%) StatsD
10 9 (0.50%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.39%) Nexpose
11 7 (0.39%) vMotion
12 6 (0.33%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.33%) Cacti
12 6 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.33%) Opsview
13 5 (0.28%) BMC Marimba
13 5 (0.28%) DameWare
Vendors
1 381 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 283 (15.63%) Cisco
3 180 (9.94%) Oracle
4 140 (7.73%) VMware
5 132 (7.29%) Citrix
6 119 (6.57%) HP
7 106 (5.85%) F5
8 105 (5.80%) CheckPoint
9 93 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 88 (4.86%) Juniper
11 50 (2.76%) IBM
12 48 (2.65%) Dell
13 44 (2.43%) Adobe
13 44 (2.43%) Blue Coat
14 37 (2.04%) Fortinet
15 36 (1.99%) Google
16 35 (1.93%) Lotus
17 34 (1.88%) Palo Alto
18 30 (1.66%) Apple
18 30 (1.66%) TippingPoint
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