Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 209 172
Rank change year-on-year -10 -37 -19
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,155 1,253 1,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.34% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.25% 10.12% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 754 854
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £205 £182 £175
90th Percentile £615 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 95 94
England median hourly rate £15.30 £13.54 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -21.54% -4.17%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.13 £11.83
90th Percentile £27.25 £39.00 £39.70
UK median hourly rate £15.15 £13.62 £17.32
% change year-on-year +11.25% -21.38% -2.53%

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 11,272 12,377 12,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.66% 13.20% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,900 7,671 7,618
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £201 £200 £213
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.48% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 664 663
England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.98% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.84 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% -10.00%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 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
London -21 492 £450 - 55
South East -1 235 £456 +21.67% 32
North of England -10 128 £425 +13.33% 73
Midlands +9 123 £435 +33.85% 29
East of England +29 106 £314 -2.71% 16
West Midlands -17 77 £435 +24.29% 16
South West -24 69 £425 +28.79% 25
North West -9 63 £380 +8.57% 42
East Midlands +32 46 £456 +75.48% 13
Yorkshire +9 43 £475 +8.57% 25
North East +15 22 £415 -14.87% 6
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region with a requirement for Internet.

1 308 (26.67%) Windows
2 285 (24.68%) Microsoft
3 278 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (19.57%) Firewall
5 181 (15.67%) Finance
6 177 (15.32%) Security Cleared
7 172 (14.89%) SQL
8 158 (13.68%) Cisco
9 156 (13.51%) WAN
10 151 (13.07%) VPN
11 149 (12.90%) HTML
12 145 (12.55%) ITIL
12 145 (12.55%) TCP/IP
13 141 (12.21%) Linux
14 136 (11.77%) DNS
15 134 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
16 133 (11.52%) LAN
17 132 (11.43%) Active Directory
18 129 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
19 126 (10.91%) JavaScript
19 126 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
20 121 (10.48%) Python
20 121 (10.48%) SC Cleared
21 113 (9.78%) Degree
22 112 (9.70%) Java
23 103 (8.92%) Data Protection
24 102 (8.83%) Scrum
25 101 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
26 98 (8.48%) Intranet
27 96 (8.31%) Web Services

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 85 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 82 (7.10%) IIS
3 47 (4.07%) Confluence
4 38 (3.29%) MS Exchange
5 36 (3.12%) Apache
6 31 (2.68%) CMS
7 29 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
8 22 (1.90%) NServiceBus
8 22 (1.90%) Skype for Business
8 22 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.39%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.61%) nginx
12 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.52%) Jetty
14 5 (0.43%) JBoss
14 5 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 129 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.26%) InVision
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.17%) GIMP
9 2 (0.17%) HipChat
9 2 (0.17%) InDesign
10 1 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.087%) Blender
10 1 (0.087%) Maya
10 1 (0.087%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.087%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 30 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.13%) SAP ERP
2 13 (1.13%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.35%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.26%) Eikon
6 3 (0.26%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.26%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.17%) Relativity
7 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.087%) assyst
8 1 (0.087%) RMDS
8 1 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.087%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.087%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 134 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (7.62%) Office 365
4 35 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (2.68%) SaaS
6 26 (2.25%) IaaS
7 21 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.47%) PaaS
9 14 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (1.21%) GitHub
10 11 (0.95%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.61%) Datadog
12 7 (0.61%) Sauce Labs
13 6 (0.52%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.43%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.26%) Akamai
16 3 (0.26%) G Suite
16 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 226 (19.57%) Firewall
2 156 (13.51%) WAN
3 151 (13.07%) VPN
4 145 (12.55%) TCP/IP
5 136 (11.77%) DNS
6 133 (11.52%) LAN
7 98 (8.48%) Intranet
8 87 (7.53%) MPLS
9 79 (6.84%) Wireless
10 75 (6.49%) OSPF
11 74 (6.41%) BGP
11 74 (6.41%) HTTP
12 59 (5.11%) DHCP
13 53 (4.59%) Network Security
14 46 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
15 38 (3.29%) VoIP
16 34 (2.94%) EIGRP
17 33 (2.86%) SSL
18 32 (2.77%) SAN
18 32 (2.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 49 (4.24%) MySQL
4 31 (2.68%) Big Data
5 28 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 26 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.73%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.73%) Pentaho
9 19 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 19 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 18 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.39%) Impala
12 15 (1.30%) Redis
13 13 (1.13%) Data Mining
14 12 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.87%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.87%) Flink
16 9 (0.78%) Power BI
17 8 (0.69%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 82 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 73 (6.32%) JIRA
3 70 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 53 (4.59%) Selenium
5 27 (2.34%) Maven
5 27 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 25 (2.16%) Cucumber
6 25 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (1.99%) Subversion
8 22 (1.90%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.90%) JMeter
8 22 (1.90%) SoapUI
9 21 (1.82%) LoadRunner
9 21 (1.82%) Mockito
10 16 (1.39%) WebDriver
11 15 (1.30%) JUnit
12 12 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.04%) Hudson
12 12 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.95%) Appium
General
1 181 (15.67%) Finance
2 87 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 70 (6.06%) Banking
4 63 (5.45%) Law
5 35 (3.03%) Retail
6 25 (2.16%) Legal
7 18 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.56%) Marketing
8 15 (1.30%) Games
9 14 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.95%) Publishing
11 9 (0.78%) Back Office
12 8 (0.69%) Advertising
12 8 (0.69%) Billing
13 6 (0.52%) Automotive
13 6 (0.52%) French Language
14 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Electronics
15 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (15.67%) Developer
2 152 (13.16%) Analyst
3 131 (11.34%) Architect
4 89 (7.71%) Network Engineer
5 61 (5.28%) Consultant
6 53 (4.59%) Service Analyst
7 51 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 50 (4.33%) Designer
9 48 (4.16%) Support Engineer
10 39 (3.38%) Desktop Support
11 33 (2.86%) Administrator
11 33 (2.86%) Support Analyst
12 31 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
13 30 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 30 (2.60%) Java Developer
14 27 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
14 27 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (2.34%) Operations Technician
15 26 (2.25%) Microsoft Developer
15 26 (2.25%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (12.90%) HTML
2 96 (8.31%) Web Services
3 84 (7.27%) .NET
4 74 (6.41%) CSS
5 54 (4.68%) Spring
6 48 (4.16%) XML
7 36 (3.12%) React
8 35 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 35 (3.03%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.86%) J2EE
10 30 (2.60%) jQuery
11 28 (2.42%) RESTful
12 26 (2.25%) HTML5
12 26 (2.25%) REST
13 23 (1.99%) Sass
14 20 (1.73%) Kafka
14 20 (1.73%) Middleware
15 19 (1.65%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.65%) Node.js
16 18 (1.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 63 (5.45%) Internet of Things
4 59 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (3.81%) User Experience
6 41 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.60%) Client/Server
8 30 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (2.34%) iPhone
10 25 (2.16%) Replication
11 23 (1.99%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.90%) RIA
13 21 (1.82%) Online Banking
14 18 (1.56%) Microsoft Licensing
15 17 (1.47%) NHS
16 16 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (1.30%) iPad
18 14 (1.21%) HP Storage
19 13 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 308 (26.67%) Windows
2 141 (12.21%) Linux
3 84 (7.27%) Windows 10
4 81 (7.01%) Windows 7
5 80 (6.93%) Windows Server
6 73 (6.32%) Unix
7 47 (4.07%) Apple iOS
8 41 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (3.46%) Android
10 31 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.90%) Windows XP
12 19 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.56%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (1.13%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.95%) CentOS
18 10 (0.87%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.78%) Windows Vista
20 8 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (12.55%) ITIL
3 126 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
4 103 (8.92%) Data Protection
5 102 (8.83%) Scrum
6 90 (7.79%) DevOps
7 88 (7.62%) TDD
8 87 (7.53%) Test Automation
9 77 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (6.41%) Migration
11 66 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 64 (5.54%) Analytics
13 56 (4.85%) Project Management
14 55 (4.76%) Computer Science
14 55 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
15 53 (4.59%) Coaching
16 52 (4.50%) CRM
17 50 (4.33%) Information Security
18 49 (4.24%) Cybersecurity
19 46 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 172 (14.89%) SQL
2 126 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 121 (10.48%) Python
4 112 (9.70%) Java
5 70 (6.06%) C#
6 61 (5.28%) PowerShell
7 54 (4.68%) Perl
8 34 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 31 (2.68%) C
10 21 (1.82%) PHP
11 19 (1.65%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.21%) Ruby
14 13 (1.13%) C++
15 9 (0.78%) Scala
15 9 (0.78%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.52%) ES6
16 6 (0.52%) Go
16 6 (0.52%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 177 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 121 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 113 (9.78%) Degree
4 93 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (5.97%) CCNP
6 65 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 63 (5.45%) DV Cleared
8 54 (4.68%) MCSE
9 52 (4.50%) CCNA
10 36 (3.12%) CCIE
11 31 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 29 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
13 26 (2.25%) ISTQB
14 23 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
14 23 (1.99%) ISEB
15 22 (1.90%) MCSA
16 21 (1.82%) CISSP
17 17 (1.47%) JNCIP
18 16 (1.39%) BC Cleared
19 14 (1.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.49%) GDPR
2 50 (4.33%) QA
3 37 (3.20%) SLA
4 17 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.30%) WCAG
6 14 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.87%) PSD2
8 9 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.35%) PMO
11 3 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.17%) COBIT
12 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.17%) Section 508
12 2 (0.17%) SEPA
13 1 (0.087%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.087%) TickIT
System Software
1 132 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 67 (5.80%) Docker
3 46 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.87%) KVM
6 10 (0.87%) vSphere
7 9 (0.78%) Firmware
7 9 (0.78%) ProxySG
7 9 (0.78%) XenApp
8 8 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.52%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.35%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.26%) iptables
13 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (5.71%) SCCM
2 51 (4.42%) Kubernetes
3 40 (3.46%) Ansible
4 36 (3.12%) Puppet
5 27 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
6 26 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.56%) Terraform
8 10 (0.87%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.87%) Rundeck
8 10 (0.87%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.78%) OpenView
9 9 (0.78%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (0.69%) WSUS
11 7 (0.61%) HP ALM
11 7 (0.61%) Netcool
11 7 (0.61%) Suricata
12 5 (0.43%) Salt
12 5 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 285 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 158 (13.68%) Cisco
3 74 (6.41%) Oracle
4 70 (6.06%) VMware
5 61 (5.28%) Citrix
6 52 (4.50%) Juniper
7 51 (4.42%) CheckPoint
8 47 (4.07%) F5
8 47 (4.07%) McAfee
9 45 (3.90%) HP
10 36 (3.12%) Adobe
11 33 (2.86%) Avaya
12 31 (2.68%) SAP
13 30 (2.60%) Splunk
14 26 (2.25%) Red Hat
15 25 (2.16%) Blue Coat
16 24 (2.08%) Apple
16 24 (2.08%) Google
17 21 (1.82%) NetApp
17 21 (1.82%) Wyse