Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 172 162
Rank change year-on-year -44 -10 -23
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,174 1,285 1,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.53% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 10.94% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 764 986
England median daily rate £414 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +3.13% +1.91%
10th Percentile £195 £214 £213
90th Percentile £638 £588 £610
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 107 78
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.18 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.38% -17.49% +21.35%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.50 £47.50 £34.50
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.38% -19.10% +19.40%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,228 11,748 14,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.36% 13.96% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,519 7,136 9,081
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £221
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.42% +1.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 668 659
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.60 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.06 £19.90 £26.25
% change year-on-year -4.22% -24.19% +22.09%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in England

Internet
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
London -4 574 £463 +2.78% 163
South East -48 209 £393 +4.67% 107
North of England -57 141 £375 -8.81% 94
Midlands -2 101 £325 -13.33% 66
East of England +1 81 £475 +48.44% 60
West Midlands -3 73 £320 -26.44% 45
North West -29 68 £375 -8.26% 76
South West -57 66 £330 -12.00% 39
Yorkshire -55 58 £363 -14.20% 12
East Midlands -5 29 £375 +15.38% 21
North East -2 15 £353 -21.67% 6
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for Internet.

1 292 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (20.61%) Windows
3 228 (19.42%) Finance
4 206 (17.55%) Firewall
5 195 (16.61%) Microsoft
6 181 (15.42%) Cisco
7 173 (14.74%) SQL
8 162 (13.80%) WAN
9 154 (13.12%) Security Cleared
10 147 (12.52%) JavaScript
11 144 (12.27%) HTML
12 143 (12.18%) Linux
13 141 (12.01%) LAN
14 133 (11.33%) ITIL
15 130 (11.07%) DNS
16 129 (10.99%) Active Directory
17 128 (10.90%) SC Cleared
18 119 (10.14%) Java
19 116 (9.88%) VPN
20 114 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
21 113 (9.63%) Python
22 110 (9.37%) Unix
23 108 (9.20%) Telecoms
24 107 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
25 106 (9.03%) .NET
25 106 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
25 106 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
26 101 (8.60%) CSS
27 99 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
28 97 (8.26%) DevOps

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 74 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.66%) IIS
3 37 (3.15%) Confluence
4 32 (2.73%) Apache
4 32 (2.73%) nginx
5 29 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 21 (1.79%) CMS
7 12 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.68%) JBoss
11 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.51%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.51%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 107 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.26%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.17%) Flinto
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.085%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.43%) RMDS
3 3 (0.26%) Radian6
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 2 (0.17%) Movex
4 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.085%) HFM
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.085%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.085%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 106 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (5.37%) Office 365
4 44 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.87%) PaaS
6 20 (1.70%) IaaS
6 20 (1.70%) SaaS
7 18 (1.53%) GitHub
8 16 (1.36%) Google Analytics
8 16 (1.36%) Serverless
9 13 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.85%) G Suite
11 7 (0.60%) Slack
12 5 (0.43%) AdWords
12 5 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.43%) Sauce Labs
13 4 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.34%) Akamai
14 3 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 206 (17.55%) Firewall
2 162 (13.80%) WAN
3 141 (12.01%) LAN
4 130 (11.07%) DNS
5 116 (9.88%) VPN
6 97 (8.26%) SSL
7 85 (7.24%) MPLS
8 81 (6.90%) TCP/IP
9 69 (5.88%) Intranet
10 66 (5.62%) Network Security
11 54 (4.60%) Wireless
12 52 (4.43%) BGP
12 52 (4.43%) DHCP
13 43 (3.66%) OSPF
14 38 (3.24%) HTTP
14 38 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
15 37 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (2.98%) IPsec
17 28 (2.39%) SAN
17 28 (2.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.51%) MySQL
3 46 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 37 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.62%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.28%) Big Data
9 12 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.68%) Redis
12 7 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.60%) Impala
12 7 (0.60%) Pentaho
13 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.43%) Power BI
14 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.34%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 95 (8.09%) Jenkins
2 86 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 57 (4.86%) JIRA
4 35 (2.98%) Selenium
5 29 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (2.13%) Artifactory
6 25 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.96%) Visual Studio
8 22 (1.87%) WebDriver
9 17 (1.45%) JUnit
10 16 (1.36%) Jasmine
10 16 (1.36%) SoapUI
11 12 (1.02%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.02%) JMeter
11 12 (1.02%) Maven
11 12 (1.02%) MSI
12 11 (0.94%) Mocha
12 11 (0.94%) Mockito
12 11 (0.94%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 228 (19.42%) Finance
2 108 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 83 (7.07%) Banking
4 58 (4.94%) Retail
5 39 (3.32%) Marketing
6 32 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 29 (2.47%) Back Office
8 23 (1.96%) Legal
9 20 (1.70%) Electronics
9 20 (1.70%) Law
9 20 (1.70%) Publishing
10 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.19%) Games
12 11 (0.94%) German Language
13 10 (0.85%) Automotive
14 8 (0.68%) Advertising
14 8 (0.68%) Interactive Media
15 6 (0.51%) French Language
15 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 174 (14.82%) Developer
2 164 (13.97%) Analyst
3 120 (10.22%) Architect
4 80 (6.81%) Network Engineer
5 58 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 48 (4.09%) Security Architect
7 46 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 46 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 44 (3.75%) Desktop Support
9 41 (3.49%) Support Analyst
10 38 (3.24%) Consultant
11 33 (2.81%) Security Engineer
12 32 (2.73%) Administrator
13 31 (2.64%) C# Developer
13 31 (2.64%) IT Support
14 29 (2.47%) Business Analyst
14 29 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
15 27 (2.30%) .NET Developer
15 27 (2.30%) Service Analyst
15 27 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (12.27%) HTML
2 106 (9.03%) .NET
3 101 (8.60%) CSS
4 96 (8.18%) Web Services
5 66 (5.62%) HTML5
6 58 (4.94%) REST
6 58 (4.94%) XML
7 42 (3.58%) jQuery
8 41 (3.49%) React
9 39 (3.32%) AngularJS
9 39 (3.32%) Node.js
10 35 (2.98%) SOAP
11 33 (2.81%) CSS3
12 32 (2.73%) Spring
13 30 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
14 27 (2.30%) JSON
14 27 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
16 23 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
17 22 (1.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 64 (5.45%) Internet of Things
4 52 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 49 (4.17%) User Experience
6 40 (3.41%) Client/Server
7 35 (2.98%) Computer Science
8 33 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
9 28 (2.39%) Online Banking
10 27 (2.30%) Management Information System
11 26 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
12 24 (2.04%) PKI
13 21 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
13 21 (1.79%) RIA
14 17 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.36%) Smartphone
16 15 (1.28%) Blackberry
17 13 (1.11%) NHS
17 13 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 242 (20.61%) Windows
2 143 (12.18%) Linux
3 110 (9.37%) Unix
4 77 (6.56%) Windows 7
5 61 (5.20%) Windows Server
6 54 (4.60%) Windows 10
7 52 (4.43%) Android
8 45 (3.83%) Apple iOS
9 34 (2.90%) Windows XP
10 33 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (2.30%) Solaris
13 15 (1.28%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.19%) Mac OS X
14 14 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (1.11%) HPUX
15 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.68%) CentOS
16 8 (0.68%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (11.33%) ITIL
3 114 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
4 97 (8.26%) DevOps
5 88 (7.50%) Scrum
6 87 (7.41%) Migration
7 81 (6.90%) TDD
7 81 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 78 (6.64%) Open Source
9 72 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (5.71%) Project Management
11 65 (5.54%) Load Balancing
12 60 (5.11%) E-Commerce
13 58 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (4.86%) Configuration Management
15 56 (4.77%) Cybersecurity
15 56 (4.77%) SDLC
16 53 (4.51%) BDD
17 49 (4.17%) Software Engineering
18 47 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 173 (14.74%) SQL
2 147 (12.52%) JavaScript
3 119 (10.14%) Java
4 113 (9.63%) Python
5 89 (7.58%) C#
6 66 (5.62%) Bash Shell
7 59 (5.03%) PowerShell
8 58 (4.94%) Ruby
9 47 (4.00%) Perl
10 34 (2.90%) C
11 27 (2.30%) C++
12 25 (2.13%) PHP
12 25 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 22 (1.87%) ES6
14 18 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.53%) VB
15 17 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.28%) Apple Swift
17 10 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 154 (13.12%) Security Cleared
2 128 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 106 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (7.50%) Degree
5 67 (5.71%) CCNP
6 61 (5.20%) CCNA
7 59 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (4.26%) CCIE
9 41 (3.49%) MCSE
10 36 (3.07%) CISSP
11 35 (2.98%) DV Cleared
12 27 (2.30%) MCSA
13 23 (1.96%) CCDP
13 23 (1.96%) MCP
14 20 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
15 19 (1.62%) ISEB
16 16 (1.36%) CISM
17 15 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
19 13 (1.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.43%) QA
2 37 (3.15%) GDPR
3 24 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.79%) SLA
5 13 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.11%) PMO
6 11 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.43%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.34%) COBIT
10 3 (0.26%) RMADS
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.085%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.085%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.085%) PSD2
12 1 (0.085%) SAS 70
System Software
1 129 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 71 (6.05%) Docker
3 51 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.87%) vSphere
5 20 (1.70%) ProxySG
6 17 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 16 (1.36%) etcd
7 16 (1.36%) flannel
8 13 (1.11%) XenApp
8 13 (1.11%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.85%) Firmware
10 8 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.68%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.43%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 48 (4.09%) Kubernetes
1 48 (4.09%) Puppet
2 47 (4.00%) SCCM
3 43 (3.66%) Ansible
4 32 (2.73%) Terraform
5 25 (2.13%) HAProxy
6 22 (1.87%) Grafana
7 18 (1.53%) OpenView
8 17 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 16 (1.36%) logstash
9 16 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.36%) OVSD
9 16 (1.36%) rkt
10 14 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
11 13 (1.11%) FortiGate
12 11 (0.94%) HP ALM
12 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (0.94%) Nessus
13 10 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 195 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 181 (15.42%) Cisco
3 80 (6.81%) CheckPoint
4 74 (6.30%) VMware
5 66 (5.62%) HP
6 65 (5.54%) Citrix
6 65 (5.54%) Juniper
7 57 (4.86%) Oracle
8 38 (3.24%) Fortinet
9 33 (2.81%) F5
10 30 (2.56%) Blue Coat
10 30 (2.56%) Palo Alto
11 29 (2.47%) Google
12 24 (2.04%) SAP
13 22 (1.87%) IBM
13 22 (1.87%) Splunk
14 21 (1.79%) McAfee
15 17 (1.45%) Aruba
15 17 (1.45%) Qualys
15 17 (1.45%) Red Hat