Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 66 75
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 +41
Contract jobs citing Internet 21 3 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.35% 0.41% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 3.45% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 27
10th Percentile £170 £199 £180
25th Percentile £275 £234 £245
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £313 £380
Median % change year-on-year +28.00% -17.76% +12.59%
75th Percentile £438 £352 £450
90th Percentile £500 £364 £470
England median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.78% +4.06% +5.88%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 182 87 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.68% 11.87% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 51 180
10th Percentile £181 £120 £157
25th Percentile £210 £194 £232
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £350 £350
75th Percentile £436 £408 £446
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £440 £415
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.02% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 45
10th Percentile £14.63 £13.67 £11.24
25th Percentile £15.65 £14.89 £14.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year - +40.63% +6.67%
75th Percentile £51.00 £37.50 £24.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.75 £46.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -37.14% +62.79% +13.16%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the East Midlands

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Internet in the East Midlands

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in the East Midlands

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Internet in the East Midlands

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
Northamptonshire -4 11 £400 +18.08% 4
Nottinghamshire -20 5 £95 -45.71% 6
Leicestershire - 4 £425 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Internet.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) PKI
9 3 (14.29%) Brocade
9 3 (14.29%) Bomgar
9 3 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (14.29%) BYOD

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (4.76%) AWS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (14.29%) SD-WAN
5 3 (14.29%) SSL
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) HTTP
6 2 (9.52%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) SSH
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.76%) MQTT
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (14.29%) BYOD
3 3 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
2 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Business Case
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Architecture Roadmap
5 1 (4.76%) Presales
5 1 (4.76%) Product Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Product Vision
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (4.76%) Technology Roadmap
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) Jython
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (14.29%) Bomgar
4 3 (14.29%) Brocade
4 3 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) Aruba
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Arqiva
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle