Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 182 186
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4 -43
Contract jobs citing Internet 47 117 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.90% 1.31% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.90% 11.95% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 83 73
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £230 £150 £213
90th Percentile £650 £650 £608
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £18.70 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.60% -32.71%
London median hourly rate £25.68 £22.57 £24.38
% change year-on-year +13.80% -7.43% +15.22%

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 528 979 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.11% 10.95% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 729 833
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £203 £181 £213
90th Percentile £638 £650 £620
London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 22
Median hourly rate £33.76 £20.57 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.11% +27.19% -19.44%
10th Percentile £17.93 £17.19 £11.43
90th Percentile £40.45 £36.25 £23.75
Median hourly rate £25.34 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +23.75% -20.00%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Central London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Internet in Central London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in Central London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in Central London.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 April 2020. 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 +13 27 £500 +17.65% 25
West End of London +32 2 £350 +70.73%
Camden - 2 £130 -
City of Westminster +17 1 £145 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
Southwark - 1 £175 -
Internet
London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Python
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Azure
3 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 9 (19.15%) Finance
4 8 (17.02%) Google
4 8 (17.02%) WAN
5 7 (14.89%) LAN
5 7 (14.89%) Java
5 7 (14.89%) Firewall
5 7 (14.89%) GCP
6 6 (12.77%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (12.77%) AWS
6 6 (12.77%) IIS
7 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.64%) SSL
7 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (10.64%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (10.64%) Data Science
8 4 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.51%) Architectural Design
8 4 (8.51%) Security Patching
8 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
8 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013

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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) InDesign
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Azure
2 7 (14.89%) GCP
3 6 (12.77%) AWS
4 5 (10.64%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (6.38%) Office 365
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Dropbox
6 1 (2.13%) G Suite
6 1 (2.13%) GitHub
6 1 (2.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) WAN
2 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) LAN
3 6 (12.77%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security
5 3 (6.38%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) Broadband
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) HTTP
6 2 (4.26%) MPLS
6 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
7 1 (2.13%) H.323
7 1 (2.13%) ISDN
7 1 (2.13%) Q.931
7 1 (2.13%) SCCP
7 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.13%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (10.64%) Consultant
1 5 (10.64%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (10.64%) Tester
2 4 (8.51%) Analyst
2 4 (8.51%) Architect
2 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (6.38%) Designer
3 3 (6.38%) Python Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Content Manager
4 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Integration Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Manual Tester
4 2 (4.26%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Senior Designer
4 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media Manager
4 2 (4.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Flask
2 3 (6.38%) SciPy
2 3 (6.38%) Spring
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) iOS SDK
3 2 (4.26%) NumPy
3 2 (4.26%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Internet of Things
2 3 (6.38%) Social Media
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) RIA
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) CCTV
4 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (10.64%) Data Science
1 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
1 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
1 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (8.51%) Architectural Design
2 4 (8.51%) Data Management
2 4 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (8.51%) Project Management
2 4 (8.51%) Security Management
2 4 (8.51%) Security Patching
3 3 (6.38%) Analytics
3 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (6.38%) Fintech
3 3 (6.38%) Information Security
3 3 (6.38%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
3 3 (6.38%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Python
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) C
5 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) R
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (2.13%) CISA
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.13%) NIST
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) F5
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) BT
4 2 (4.26%) Demandware
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (4.26%) Mitel
4 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) WooCommerce
5 1 (2.13%) Brocade
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Juniper
5 1 (2.13%) Polycom
5 1 (2.13%) Yandex