Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 29 July 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 115 152
Rank change year-on-year -18 +37 +45
Contract jobs citing Internet 30 23 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.97% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.03% 9.27% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 63
10th Percentile £313 £410 £268
25th Percentile £318 £438 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £475 £575
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% -17.39% +27.78%
75th Percentile £507 £513 £650
90th Percentile £587 £628 £750
Central London median daily rate £463 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -2.63% -13.64% +24.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £31.00
Median % change year-on-year - +20.97% +133.96%
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -48.00% +20.97% +133.96%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 299 248 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.72% 10.51% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 185 544
10th Percentile £338 £241 £211
25th Percentile £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £589 £576 £575
90th Percentile £706 £645 £667
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
10th Percentile £13.88 £36.78 £13.05
25th Percentile £17.44 £36.81 £18.70
Median hourly rate £22.25 £37.75 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.06% +16.15% +71.05%
75th Percentile £34.25 £47.56 £42.62
90th Percentile £37.75 £52.93 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £37.63 £31.75
% change year-on-year -40.86% +18.50% +67.11%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the City of London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Internet in the City of London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in the City of London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Internet in the City of London

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £475 -
Internet
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Internet.

1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) DNS
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) WAN
4 13 (43.33%) LAN
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (36.67%) Firewall
7 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 10 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
8 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (30.00%) Sonus
8 9 (30.00%) Skype
8 9 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (30.00%) Tandem
8 9 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (30.00%) Resource Management
8 9 (30.00%) Asset Management
8 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
9 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
9 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) Java
10 6 (20.00%) Azure
11 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (20.00%) Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.00%) AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) DNS
2 13 (43.33%) LAN
2 13 (43.33%) WAN
3 11 (36.67%) Firewall
4 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (30.00%) Skype
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) HTTP
8 1 (3.33%) Intranet
8 1 (3.33%) SD-WAN
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
8 1 (3.33%) VoIP
8 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.33%) Redis
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Cypress.io
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.33%) Storybook
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) Ajax
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) Kafka
3 1 (3.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) Jest
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) NgRx
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) OAuth
3 1 (3.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) Redux
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.33%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (30.00%) Tandem
2 9 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Order Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) Burndown Charts
7 1 (3.33%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Development
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Gathering
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) Java 8
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) ES6
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CISA
1 1 (3.33%) CISM
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) GCFA
1 1 (3.33%) GCIH
1 1 (3.33%) GIAC
1 1 (3.33%) MCITP
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.33%) Snort
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) EnCase
3 1 (3.33%) FTK
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) Suricata
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 9 (30.00%) Sonus
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Capita
5 2 (6.67%) Openreach
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) AlienVault
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) Broadcom
6 1 (3.33%) Cellebrite
6 1 (3.33%) FireEye
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) ION Trading
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Solace
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.33%) Zscaler