Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 171 190
Rank change year-on-year +24 +19 -59
Contract jobs citing Internet 41 84 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.24% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 11.02% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 61 44
City of London median daily rate £463 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £296 £135 £234
90th Percentile £666 £638 £616
Central London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
City of London median hourly rate - £18.70 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.67% -23.31%
Central London median hourly rate - £18.70 £12.75
% change year-on-year - +46.67% -23.31%

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 500 762 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.64% 11.20% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 578 587
City of London median daily rate £450 £449 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -0.28% -
10th Percentile £207 £163 £232
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £427 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 15
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £39.25 £31.10 £22.55
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £15.50
% change year-on-year +5.93% +21.81% -18.42%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in the City of London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in the City of London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor 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 21 February 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
Moorgate +9 5 £450 +12.50%
Internet
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Internet.

1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 11 (26.83%) Google
4 10 (24.39%) Finance
5 8 (19.51%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) Python
6 7 (17.07%) Java
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.20%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (12.20%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (12.20%) GCP
7 5 (12.20%) Azure
7 5 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Banking
7 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Firewall
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (12.20%) Public Sector
8 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (9.76%) LAN
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco
8 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.76%) Spring

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 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) InDesign
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Azure
1 5 (12.20%) GCP
1 5 (12.20%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (4.88%) AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon Cognito
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.44%) G Suite
3 1 (2.44%) Google Drive
3 1 (2.44%) Serverless
3 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
1 5 (12.20%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) Broadband
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 3 (7.32%) MPLS
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) VLAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) BGP
4 2 (4.88%) FTP
4 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.88%) OSPF
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) git-flow
2 1 (2.44%) gulp
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Public Sector
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
1 5 (12.20%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (12.20%) Tester
2 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Manual Tester
4 2 (4.88%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) Polymer
3 1 (2.44%) React
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.44%) Sass
3 1 (2.44%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) RIA
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) CCTV
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
2 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Architectural Design
4 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.32%) Data Security
4 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 2 (4.88%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Coaching
5 2 (4.88%) Fintech
5 2 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
1 7 (17.07%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) C++
3 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Scala
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) CCDA
4 1 (2.44%) CCDP
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (2.44%) CISA
4 1 (2.44%) CISM
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.44%) NIST
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.44%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Google
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) BT
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Mitel
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) AlgoSec
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Polycom
6 1 (2.44%) Radware