Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 204 156
Rank change year-on-year +39 -48 +14
Contract jobs citing Internet 112 91 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.33% 1.00% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 7.96% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 61
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £179 £260 £150
90th Percentile £682 £642 £613
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Central London median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £18.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -32.71% -2.22%
10th Percentile £16.70 £10.65 £13.70
90th Percentile £36.70 £16.15 £29.79
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.90 £21.58
% change year-on-year -1.83% +1.49% -6.52%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 924 1,143 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.93% 12.53% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 881 627
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £219 £213 £189
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 23
Central London median hourly rate £31.00 £18.70 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% -11.60% -0.87%
10th Percentile £16.72 £14.05 £12.97
90th Percentile £43.73 £33.00 £29.95
London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% +5.44%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Central London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Central London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Central London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Central London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in Central London

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 90 £538 +21.47% 5
West End of London +8 7 £350 +89.19% 1
City of Westminster -18 2 - -
Internet
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Internet.

1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 30 (26.79%) Firewall
2 30 (26.79%) WAN
3 28 (25.00%) Windows
3 28 (25.00%) Cisco
4 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
4 27 (24.11%) MPLS
5 26 (23.21%) LAN
6 25 (22.32%) DNS
6 25 (22.32%) SQL
7 24 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (20.54%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (19.64%) CCIE
10 21 (18.75%) VPN
11 20 (17.86%) OSPF
12 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
12 19 (16.96%) Java
12 19 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (16.96%) Office 365
13 18 (16.07%) BGP
14 17 (15.18%) CCNP
14 17 (15.18%) HTML
15 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
15 15 (13.39%) Spring
16 14 (12.50%) Google
16 14 (12.50%) Ethernet
16 14 (12.50%) J2EE
16 14 (12.50%) XML
16 14 (12.50%) ITIL

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (6.25%) IBM Domino
1 7 (6.25%) IIS
2 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
3 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.89%) SPSS
5 1 (0.89%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (11.61%) SAP ERP
1 13 (11.61%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.89%) assyst
3 1 (0.89%) Eikon
3 1 (0.89%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.96%) Office 365
3 5 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.57%) SaaS
5 3 (2.68%) GitHub
6 2 (1.79%) Google Play
6 2 (1.79%) IaaS
6 2 (1.79%) PaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.89%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.79%) Firewall
1 30 (26.79%) WAN
2 27 (24.11%) MPLS
3 26 (23.21%) LAN
4 25 (22.32%) DNS
5 21 (18.75%) VPN
6 20 (17.86%) OSPF
7 18 (16.07%) BGP
8 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
9 14 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 14 (12.50%) Network Security
10 13 (11.61%) HTTP
11 12 (10.71%) DHCP
11 12 (10.71%) Wireless
12 11 (9.82%) VLAN
13 9 (8.04%) HSRP
14 8 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (7.14%) EIGRP
14 8 (7.14%) IP Telephony
14 8 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.61%) RDBMS
3 7 (6.25%) MySQL
4 6 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.68%) Big Data
6 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.89%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.89%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.89%) Power BI
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.79%) webpack
2 1 (0.89%) GoCD
2 1 (0.89%) Hudson
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 4 (3.57%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Architect
2 19 (16.96%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Hybris Architect
4 12 (10.71%) SAP Architect
5 11 (9.82%) Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Domino Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Messaging Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Windows Support Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Active Directory Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (4.46%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) HTML
2 15 (13.39%) Spring
3 14 (12.50%) J2EE
3 14 (12.50%) XML
4 12 (10.71%) Middleware
5 4 (3.57%) CSS
6 3 (2.68%) React
6 3 (2.68%) Redux
7 2 (1.79%) .NET
7 2 (1.79%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.79%) Kafka
7 2 (1.79%) Node.js
7 2 (1.79%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.79%) Web Services
8 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.89%) JSON
8 1 (0.89%) SOAP
8 1 (0.89%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 12 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.46%) iPad
4 5 (4.46%) iPhone
4 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.57%) Tandem
6 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.68%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.68%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.68%) PKI
7 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.79%) Blog
7 2 (1.79%) FMCG
7 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.79%) Social Media
7 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.82%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.25%) Android
4 7 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.46%) Unix
6 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.89%) Linux
7 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.50%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) ERP
2 13 (11.61%) Multithreaded Programming
2 13 (11.61%) Multithreading
2 13 (11.61%) OO
2 13 (11.61%) OOP
2 13 (11.61%) Project Management
3 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.82%) Time Management
5 10 (8.93%) DevOps
5 10 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (8.93%) Network Management
6 9 (8.04%) Change Management
6 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.04%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (7.14%) Information Security
7 8 (7.14%) Migration
7 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.25%) Network Design
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 19 (16.96%) Java
3 8 (7.14%) Python
4 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) Perl
6 3 (2.68%) C#
6 3 (2.68%) Scala
6 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.79%) PHP
7 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.89%) R
8 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.64%) CCIE
3 17 (15.18%) CCNP
4 12 (10.71%) CCDP
5 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.04%) BC Cleared
6 9 (8.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (7.14%) CCNA
8 7 (6.25%) CCDA
8 7 (6.25%) Degree
9 5 (4.46%) CCDE
10 4 (3.57%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.68%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.68%) MCP
11 3 (2.68%) MCSA
12 2 (1.79%) ACHDS
12 2 (1.79%) ACTC
12 2 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) COBIT
1 3 (2.68%) PSD2
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) SEPA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) NIST
System Software
1 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) Docker
3 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.89%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) IAG
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) SCCM
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.79%) Terraform
4 1 (0.89%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.89%) Grafana
4 1 (0.89%) Kibana
4 1 (0.89%) logstash
4 1 (0.89%) Nagios
4 1 (0.89%) RANCID
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) Cisco
2 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.50%) Google
4 13 (11.61%) hybris
4 13 (11.61%) SAP
5 12 (10.71%) F5
6 11 (9.82%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.25%) Citrix
7 7 (6.25%) Lotus
7 7 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.36%) HP
8 6 (5.36%) Juniper
9 5 (4.46%) Apple
9 5 (4.46%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.68%) Adobe
10 3 (2.68%) Amdocs
10 3 (2.68%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.79%) CA
11 2 (1.79%) Dell