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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 161 144
Rank change year-on-year -10 -17  
Contract jobs citing Internet 634 796 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.63% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 10.28% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 501 504
Median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £218 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 41 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.61 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.11% +21.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £29.00 £26.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £24.25 £16.16
% change year-on-year -28.86% +50.06%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5923 7740 7498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.72% 15.88% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 4793 4296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 352 438
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -60 224 £450 -3.48% 113
South East -14 129 £375 - 65
South West -2 63 £385 +10.00% 23
East of England +16 57 £320 -1.53% 40
North West +27 49 £400 +3.22% 37
Yorkshire +26 49 £410 +2.50% 16
East Midlands -6 22 £480 -10.69% 12
West Midlands +16 17 £400 - 28
North East +46 13 £470 +22.07%
Midlands +17 7 £350 -39.13% 40
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Internet.

1 362 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (22.55%) Windows
3 247 (19.34%) Microsoft
4 237 (18.56%) Firewall
5 235 (18.40%) Java
6 222 (17.38%) Finance
7 200 (15.66%) SQL
8 196 (15.35%) HTML
9 183 (14.33%) JavaScript
10 172 (13.47%) Linux
11 166 (13.00%) Degree
12 159 (12.45%) Web Services
13 147 (11.51%) CSS
14 146 (11.43%) Test Automation
15 140 (10.96%) Cisco
16 129 (10.10%) Banking
17 126 (9.87%) Active Directory
18 125 (9.79%) Security Cleared
19 122 (9.55%) DNS
20 115 (9.01%) VPN
21 113 (8.85%) SQL Server
21 113 (8.85%) E-Commerce
22 112 (8.77%) LAN
23 111 (8.69%) Python
24 108 (8.46%) WAN
24 108 (8.46%) Unix
25 107 (8.38%) TCP/IP
26 104 (8.14%) Oracle
27 103 (8.07%) ITIL
28 102 (7.99%) Project Management

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 76 (5.95%) IIS
1 76 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 67 (5.25%) CMS
3 54 (4.23%) Apache
4 35 (2.74%) MS Exchange
5 29 (2.27%) JBoss
6 27 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
8 21 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (1.49%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (1.41%) nginx
11 17 (1.33%) Skype for Business
12 16 (1.25%) Confluence
13 14 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (1.02%) Apache Spark
14 13 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 84 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.31%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.078%) Mingle
9 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.47%) SAP WM
3 6 (0.47%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.16%) FRx
5 2 (0.16%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.078%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.078%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.078%) Staffware
6 1 (0.078%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 86 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.60%) Office 365
3 44 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.82%) SaaS
5 30 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (2.11%) IaaS
7 26 (2.04%) PaaS
8 16 (1.25%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.86%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 10 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 9 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
11 9 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.39%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 237 (18.56%) Firewall
2 122 (9.55%) DNS
3 115 (9.01%) VPN
4 112 (8.77%) LAN
5 108 (8.46%) WAN
6 107 (8.38%) TCP/IP
7 88 (6.89%) Wireless
8 75 (5.87%) Intranet
9 63 (4.93%) MPLS
10 62 (4.86%) HTTP
11 56 (4.39%) SSL
12 52 (4.07%) DHCP
13 38 (2.98%) Network Security
14 35 (2.74%) BGP
15 34 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (2.66%) Ethernet
15 34 (2.66%) OSPF
16 33 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
17 32 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
18 26 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 46 (3.60%) MySQL
4 42 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.49%) Redis
7 19 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.25%) Big Data
9 16 (1.25%) Endeca
10 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.55%) DB2
14 7 (0.55%) GIS
14 7 (0.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 93 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 89 (6.97%) Git (software)
3 84 (6.58%) JIRA
4 61 (4.78%) Selenium
5 42 (3.29%) WebDriver
6 38 (2.98%) Visual Studio
7 31 (2.43%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.35%) Subversion
9 28 (2.19%) Maven
10 25 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.64%) Eclipse
11 21 (1.64%) JUnit
12 16 (1.25%) Jasmine
13 15 (1.17%) JMeter
14 11 (0.86%) Ant
14 11 (0.86%) Calabash
14 11 (0.86%) Hudson
14 11 (0.86%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.78%) Gradle
15 10 (0.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 222 (17.38%) Finance
2 129 (10.10%) Banking
3 90 (7.05%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.99%) Marketing
5 49 (3.84%) Retail
6 18 (1.41%) Advertising
6 18 (1.41%) Electronics
7 15 (1.17%) Automotive
7 15 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.17%) Legal
8 14 (1.10%) Back Office
8 14 (1.10%) Games
9 13 (1.02%) Publishing
9 13 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
10 12 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.86%) Law
11 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 196 (15.35%) Developer
2 172 (13.47%) Analyst
3 159 (12.45%) Architect
4 61 (4.78%) Consultant
5 54 (4.23%) Designer
5 54 (4.23%) Network Engineer
5 54 (4.23%) Project Manager
6 45 (3.52%) Administrator
7 41 (3.21%) Security Engineer
7 41 (3.21%) Support Engineer
8 40 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 40 (3.13%) Security Analyst
8 40 (3.13%) Test Analyst
9 35 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (2.58%) Tester
11 32 (2.51%) Technical Architect
11 32 (2.51%) UX Designer
12 31 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (2.43%) Support Analyst
13 26 (2.04%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (15.35%) HTML
2 159 (12.45%) Web Services
3 147 (11.51%) CSS
4 98 (7.67%) .NET
4 98 (7.67%) REST
5 97 (7.60%) XML
6 91 (7.13%) SOAP
7 77 (6.03%) Spring
8 63 (4.93%) AngularJS
9 58 (4.54%) jQuery
10 56 (4.39%) Node.js
11 51 (3.99%) HTML5
12 50 (3.92%) J2EE
13 47 (3.68%) Hibernate
14 44 (3.45%) RESTful
15 40 (3.13%) ASP.NET
16 39 (3.05%) Ajax
16 39 (3.05%) JSON
17 35 (2.74%) CSS3
18 32 (2.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (7.36%) User Experience
3 77 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 75 (5.87%) Data Centre
5 73 (5.72%) Computer Science
6 55 (4.31%) Management Information System
7 51 (3.99%) Internet of Things
7 51 (3.99%) Online Banking
8 40 (3.13%) Virtual Team
9 34 (2.66%) RIA
10 30 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
11 29 (2.27%) iPad
12 24 (1.88%) PKI
13 21 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.33%) Blackberry
14 17 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.33%) Replication
15 15 (1.17%) Private Cloud
16 13 (1.02%) Digital TV
16 13 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 288 (22.55%) Windows
2 172 (13.47%) Linux
3 108 (8.46%) Unix
4 57 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 53 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (4.07%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 37 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (2.51%) Android
10 32 (2.51%) Windows 10
11 28 (2.19%) Windows 8
12 24 (1.88%) Solaris
13 23 (1.80%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.41%) CentOS
15 10 (0.78%) VMS
15 10 (0.78%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.55%) AIX
16 7 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (11.43%) Test Automation
3 113 (8.85%) E-Commerce
4 103 (8.07%) ITIL
5 102 (7.99%) Project Management
6 99 (7.75%) Scrum
7 98 (7.67%) Cybersecurity
8 97 (7.60%) TDD
9 85 (6.66%) Migration
10 81 (6.34%) DevOps
11 77 (6.03%) Open Source
12 75 (5.87%) Information Security
13 62 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (4.70%) Analytics
15 58 (4.54%) Content Management
15 58 (4.54%) Web Development
16 57 (4.46%) OO
17 53 (4.15%) Front End Development
18 52 (4.07%) SDLC
18 52 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (18.40%) Java
2 200 (15.66%) SQL
3 183 (14.33%) JavaScript
4 111 (8.69%) Python
5 68 (5.32%) C#
6 58 (4.54%) PowerShell
7 51 (3.99%) Perl
8 50 (3.92%) Ruby
9 34 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.27%) C
10 29 (2.27%) PHP
11 26 (2.04%) Scala
12 22 (1.72%) VB
13 17 (1.33%) ES6
14 16 (1.25%) C++
15 10 (0.78%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.78%) SOQL
15 10 (0.78%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.63%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 166 (13.00%) Degree
2 125 (9.79%) Security Cleared
3 90 (7.05%) SC Cleared
4 69 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (3.05%) CCNP
5 39 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (2.04%) CISSP
7 25 (1.96%) CCNA
8 24 (1.88%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.49%) SANS
10 18 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (1.25%) CCIE
11 16 (1.25%) CISM
12 15 (1.17%) Master's Degree
13 14 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 14 (1.10%) CCSP
14 13 (1.02%) DBS Check
14 13 (1.02%) ISEB
15 12 (0.94%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.05%) QA
2 27 (2.11%) SLA
3 21 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.39%) PMO
7 4 (0.31%) MiFID
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.16%) FATCA
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.16%) RMADS
10 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.078%) GDPR
System Software
1 126 (9.87%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.84%) Docker
4 19 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.94%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.70%) XenApp
8 8 (0.63%) BitLocker
8 8 (0.63%) Firmware
8 8 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.55%) vSphere
10 6 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.39%) GPFS
11 5 (0.39%) NFS
11 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (3.29%) Puppet
2 36 (2.82%) SCCM
3 34 (2.66%) Ansible
3 34 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 18 (1.41%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.33%) Nagios
7 14 (1.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.94%) Terraform
9 11 (0.86%) logstash
10 10 (0.78%) HP Fortify
10 10 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.78%) WSUS
11 9 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.70%) Kibana
11 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.70%) Nexpose
12 7 (0.55%) Graphite
12 7 (0.55%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 247 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 140 (10.96%) Cisco
3 104 (8.14%) Oracle
4 89 (6.97%) VMware
5 65 (5.09%) HP
6 57 (4.46%) Citrix
7 54 (4.23%) Juniper
8 37 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 34 (2.66%) CheckPoint
10 33 (2.58%) F5
10 33 (2.58%) McAfee
10 33 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (2.51%) ATG
12 30 (2.35%) Google
13 25 (1.96%) Apple
13 25 (1.96%) Dell
13 25 (1.96%) LogRhythm
14 23 (1.80%) Symantec
15 22 (1.72%) IBM
16 21 (1.64%) Rapid7
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £11 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £155 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Tria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £11.41 - £31.19 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
JobHoller
Rate: £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £12.77 - £23.28 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive Day Rates
Posted: 24 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago