Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 110 83
Rank change year-on-year +31 -27 +42
Contract jobs citing Internet 113 87 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.70% 1.86% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.02% 11.51% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 72
East of England median daily rate £314 £320 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.95% +5.09% -18.80%
10th Percentile £168 £130 £141
90th Percentile £491 £625 £588
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 1
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £29.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -56.10% -12.91%
England median hourly rate £15.30 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -28.95% +6.92%

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 806 756 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.25% 16.15% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 367 394
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.03% -3.00%
10th Percentile £225 £143 £170
90th Percentile £550 £553 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 105 59
East of England median hourly rate £16.21 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.70% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £13.13
90th Percentile £66.81 £49.55 £44.55
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.04 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.69% -6.79% -2.27%

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 23 February 2019.

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
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 23 February 2019. 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 -8 28 £350 +55.56% 19
Cambridgeshire +35 27 £275 +7.32% 22
Essex -7 22 £390 -25.50% 7
East Anglia - 21 - - 1
Bedfordshire +6 11 £425 +9.32% 6
Norfolk +12 3 £360 -
Suffolk +2 1 - -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 33 (29.20%) Linux
2 30 (26.55%) Windows
3 29 (25.66%) SQL
4 24 (21.24%) Data Protection
4 24 (21.24%) Test Automation
4 24 (21.24%) GDPR
5 23 (20.35%) Selenium
5 23 (20.35%) Law
6 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
7 20 (17.70%) JIRA
7 20 (17.70%) Scrum
7 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (17.70%) TDD
7 20 (17.70%) Confluence
7 20 (17.70%) User Stories
7 20 (17.70%) SDLC
8 19 (16.81%) BDD
8 19 (16.81%) Migration
8 19 (16.81%) QA
8 19 (16.81%) Oracle
9 18 (15.93%) Client/Server
9 18 (15.93%) ETL
9 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
9 18 (15.93%) JMeter
9 18 (15.93%) LoadRunner
9 18 (15.93%) SoapUI
9 18 (15.93%) Acceptance Criteria
10 17 (15.04%) Sprint Planning
10 17 (15.04%) Pentaho
10 17 (15.04%) Internet of Things

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 20 (17.70%) Confluence
2 10 (8.85%) IIS
3 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) Blender
3 1 (0.88%) HipChat
3 1 (0.88%) Maya
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Office 365
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Akamai
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.77%) IaaS
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.88%) GitHub
6 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) VPN
2 11 (9.73%) DHCP
3 10 (8.85%) DNS
4 8 (7.08%) HTTP
4 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.08%) VoIP
5 7 (6.19%) WAN
6 4 (3.54%) Firewall
6 4 (3.54%) IGMP
6 4 (3.54%) Network Security
6 4 (3.54%) PBX
6 4 (3.54%) RTCP
6 4 (3.54%) RTP
6 4 (3.54%) SNMP
6 4 (3.54%) VLAN
6 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.65%) Intranet
7 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) Pentaho
2 15 (13.27%) MySQL
3 12 (10.62%) Impala
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Selenium
2 20 (17.70%) JIRA
3 18 (15.93%) JMeter
3 18 (15.93%) LoadRunner
3 18 (15.93%) SoapUI
4 12 (10.62%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.54%) GDB
6 4 (3.54%) Subversion
6 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.54%) Valgrind
6 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 23 (20.35%) Law
2 9 (7.96%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.08%) Finance
4 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Military
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Analyst
2 18 (15.93%) Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Architect
4 11 (9.73%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (8.85%) Tester
6 9 (7.96%) QA Tester
6 9 (7.96%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) IT Support
9 5 (4.42%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Support
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) VoIP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) XML
2 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 7 (6.19%) HTML
3 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.42%) CSS
3 5 (4.42%) REST
3 5 (4.42%) RESTful
3 5 (4.42%) Spring
3 5 (4.42%) Web Services
4 4 (3.54%) FreeSWITCH
4 4 (3.54%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.54%) LDAP
5 2 (1.77%) Ajax
5 2 (1.77%) CGI
5 2 (1.77%) JSON
6 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
6 1 (0.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Client/Server
2 17 (15.04%) Internet of Things
3 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.96%) Smart City
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.77%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.88%) Animation
7 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.88%) HoloLens
7 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.20%) Linux
2 30 (26.55%) Windows
3 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.19%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (6.19%) Unix
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.54%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Data Protection
1 24 (21.24%) Test Automation
2 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
3 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.70%) Scrum
3 20 (17.70%) SDLC
3 20 (17.70%) TDD
3 20 (17.70%) User Stories
4 19 (16.81%) BDD
4 19 (16.81%) Migration
5 18 (15.93%) Acceptance Criteria
5 18 (15.93%) ETL
6 17 (15.04%) Coaching
6 17 (15.04%) Data Integration
6 17 (15.04%) Sprint Planning
6 17 (15.04%) Test Scripting
7 16 (14.16%) Kanban
7 16 (14.16%) Performance Testing
7 16 (14.16%) Regression Testing
7 16 (14.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) Java
2 10 (8.85%) Python
3 9 (7.96%) C
4 8 (7.08%) C++
5 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.42%) C#
6 5 (4.42%) Embedded C
7 4 (3.54%) Perl
8 2 (1.77%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) ISEB
1 17 (15.04%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) DBS Check
3 3 (2.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) CCDA
4 2 (1.77%) CCNP
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.77%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.24%) GDPR
2 19 (16.81%) QA
3 16 (14.16%) Data Quality
4 5 (4.42%) WCAG
5 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.54%) KVM
2 4 (3.54%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) OpenView
2 7 (6.19%) OVSD
3 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.54%) WSUS
4 3 (2.65%) Terraform
5 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle
2 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.73%) HP
4 6 (5.31%) Citrix
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco
5 4 (3.54%) Symantec
5 4 (3.54%) Veeam
5 4 (3.54%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (1.77%) Exinda
6 2 (1.77%) Mitel
6 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
7 1 (0.88%) Qualys
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Sophos