Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 84 116
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 -2
Contract jobs citing Internet 89 104 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.90% 2.34% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 13.77% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 69 26
East of England median daily rate £310 £309 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -17.60% -
10th Percentile £130 £138 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £471
England median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 10
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £29.61 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.41% -15.40% +233.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £29.61 £10.45
90th Percentile £29.00 £29.61 £57.50
England median hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £17.77
% change year-on-year -28.00% +5.51% +8.82%

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 775 755 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.50% 17.00% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 393 370
East of England median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £172 £217
90th Percentile £554 £550 £563
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 60 87
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.44 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.88 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in the East of England

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in the East of England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in the East of England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 February 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -7 44 £225 -27.18% 10
Bedfordshire +6 16 £389 +159.17% 4
Essex -10 15 £467 +43.62% 8
Cambridgeshire -23 9 £256 -37.88% 41
Norfolk -16 3 - - 3
Suffolk +2 2 - - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 36 (40.45%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (33.71%) Windows
3 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
4 25 (28.09%) Finance
5 21 (23.60%) E-Commerce
5 21 (23.60%) Java
6 18 (20.22%) Web Services
7 17 (19.10%) Linux
8 16 (17.98%) CRM
8 16 (17.98%) SQL
8 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.85%) Banking
10 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
10 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (15.73%) Payment Gateway
11 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (13.48%) HP
11 12 (13.48%) Unix
11 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (12.36%) Retail
12 11 (12.36%) HTML
12 11 (12.36%) Wireless
13 10 (11.24%) SLA
13 10 (11.24%) C
13 10 (11.24%) .NET
13 10 (11.24%) ITIL
13 10 (11.24%) DNS
14 9 (10.11%) XML
14 9 (10.11%) Cisco
14 9 (10.11%) VMware

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 5 (5.62%) Confluence
1 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (40.45%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.87%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (3.37%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) Office 365
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.62%) Google App Engine
3 5 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.62%) IaaS
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.49%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Wireless
2 10 (11.24%) DNS
3 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 8 (8.99%) WAN
4 7 (7.87%) VPN
5 6 (6.74%) Firewall
5 6 (6.74%) MPLS
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (4.49%) Broadband
7 4 (4.49%) IMAP
7 4 (4.49%) SMTP
8 3 (3.37%) 4G
8 3 (3.37%) DHCP
8 3 (3.37%) H.323
8 3 (3.37%) IPsec
8 3 (3.37%) PSTN
8 3 (3.37%) SSL
8 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.49%) Redis
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.25%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.12%) GIS
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.99%) Selenium
2 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.62%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) Appium
4 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.49%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.49%) Protractor
4 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.49%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.37%) JMeter
5 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.37%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.25%) Ant
6 2 (2.25%) JUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Log4j
6 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 25 (28.09%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Billing
4 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.49%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Law
6 3 (3.37%) Legal
6 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.25%) Games
7 2 (2.25%) German Language
7 2 (2.25%) Marketing
8 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Support Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (7.87%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Service Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Agile Test Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco Support
8 4 (4.49%) Project Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) Web Services
2 11 (12.36%) HTML
3 10 (11.24%) .NET
4 9 (10.11%) XML
5 6 (6.74%) Ajax
5 6 (6.74%) CSS
5 6 (6.74%) jQuery
5 6 (6.74%) REST
5 6 (6.74%) SOAP
6 5 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (5.62%) XSLT
7 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.49%) Entity Framework
7 4 (4.49%) LINQ
7 4 (4.49%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (4.49%) RequireJS
7 4 (4.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.49%) W3C
5 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.37%) Smartcard
5 3 (3.37%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.25%) Fintech
6 2 (2.25%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 17 (19.10%) Linux
3 12 (13.48%) Unix
4 9 (10.11%) Android
4 9 (10.11%) Apple iOS
5 8 (8.99%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.87%) Solaris
6 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.62%) AIX
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.25%) HPUX
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) E-Commerce
2 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) CRM
3 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.24%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (10.11%) Functional Testing
5 9 (10.11%) SDLC
6 8 (8.99%) Information Security
6 8 (8.99%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.87%) DevOps
7 7 (7.87%) Security Architecture
7 7 (7.87%) TDD
7 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) Data Privacy
8 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.62%) Secure Coding
8 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) Java
2 16 (17.98%) SQL
3 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.24%) C
5 5 (5.62%) PHP
6 4 (4.49%) Apple Swift
6 4 (4.49%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) Magik
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.49%) CCA
2 4 (4.49%) CCNA
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.49%) CISM
2 4 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.49%) ISEB
2 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.49%) MCP
2 4 (4.49%) MCSE
3 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) CISSP
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CEH
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) SLA
2 8 (8.99%) QA
3 4 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.25%) PMO
4 2 (2.25%) WCAG
5 1 (1.12%) GDPR
5 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) Docker
2 5 (5.62%) vCloud
2 5 (5.62%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) OpenView
1 7 (7.87%) OVSD
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.49%) Ansible
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.37%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Nessus
5 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) HP
3 9 (10.11%) Cisco
3 9 (10.11%) VMware
4 8 (8.99%) Sun
5 5 (5.62%) Google
6 4 (4.49%) PayPal
7 3 (3.37%) Apple
7 3 (3.37%) Avaya
7 3 (3.37%) Kaspersky
7 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.25%) ATG
8 2 (2.25%) Blue Martini
8 2 (2.25%) Demandware
8 2 (2.25%) Elastic Path
8 2 (2.25%) hybris
8 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) VocaLink
9 1 (1.12%) F5
9 1 (1.12%) Splunk