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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 May 2022 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 of England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 104 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18 +23
Contract jobs citing Internet 29 10 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 0.56% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.32% 2.99% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 16
10th Percentile £264 £198 £290
25th Percentile £444 £323 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £688 £400 £406
90th Percentile £724 £453 £606
England median daily rate £525 £430 £445
% change year-on-year +22.09% -3.37% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.25 £13.38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.75
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +12.73% +10.00%
75th Percentile £16.50 £15.75 £14.50
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £28.38 £16.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year +75.91% +0.81% +28.00%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 459 334 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.91% 18.61% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 171 247
10th Percentile £194 £131 £204
25th Percentile £313 £228 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £363 £415
Median % change year-on-year +17.24% -12.65% +3.75%
75th Percentile £520 £450 £488
90th Percentile £625 £600 £553
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 27
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.25 £13.23
25th Percentile £15.25 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.14 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.53% +25.07% -19.44%
75th Percentile £24.13 £23.66 £19.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.33 £31.50
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.63 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.21% +15.24% +9.63%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the East of England

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Internet in the East of England

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in the East of England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Internet in the East of England

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire - 16 £625 - 13
Hertfordshire -7 6 £500 +21.21% 9
Suffolk -5 5 £475 +47.06%
Essex - 2 £210 - 5
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for Internet.

1 12 (41.38%) WAN
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
3 9 (31.03%) SIEM
3 9 (31.03%) NIST
3 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (27.59%) ISMS
4 8 (27.59%) Proofpoint
4 8 (27.59%) SaaS
4 8 (27.59%) CCNP
4 8 (27.59%) Symantec
4 8 (27.59%) Information Security Management
4 8 (27.59%) Security Management
4 8 (27.59%) CISSP
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) Zscaler
4 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (27.59%) ISACA
4 8 (27.59%) Mimecast
4 8 (27.59%) FireEye
4 8 (27.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Mimecast
1 8 (27.59%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (3.45%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 9 (31.03%) Wireless
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 6 (20.69%) BGP
4 6 (20.69%) OSPF
4 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (17.24%) MPLS
5 5 (17.24%) SD-WAN
6 4 (13.79%) Broadband
7 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
7 3 (10.34%) IPsec
7 3 (10.34%) SSL
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.90%) Skype
8 2 (6.90%) WLAN
9 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Legal
4 3 (10.34%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Head of Information Security
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Head of Information
2 5 (17.24%) Head of Security
2 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall Architect
3 3 (10.34%) IP Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Information Strategy Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Strategy Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (10.34%) IoT
4 3 (10.34%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.45%) CCTV
6 1 (3.45%) Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Signage
6 1 (3.45%) Educational Technology
6 1 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (34.48%) Information Security
2 9 (31.03%) SIEM
3 8 (27.59%) Information Security Management
3 8 (27.59%) ISMS
3 8 (27.59%) Security Management
3 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (17.24%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Coaching
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.79%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (10.34%) Agile
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Platform Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Presales
6 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.90%) Break/Fix
7 2 (6.90%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Bash
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCNP
2 8 (27.59%) CISSP
2 8 (27.59%) ISACA
3 5 (17.24%) CCDP
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) CISM
5 3 (10.34%) CCDE
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) NIST
2 8 (27.59%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Observium
1 1 (3.45%) QRadar
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.45%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
3 8 (27.59%) FireEye
3 8 (27.59%) Proofpoint
3 8 (27.59%) Symantec
3 8 (27.59%) Zscaler
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) Databricks
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.45%) SAP