Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 200 194
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 -28
Contract jobs citing Internet 985 1,294 1,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.36% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.61% 10.31% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 721 775
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £200 £193 £170
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 75 120
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £16.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.27% -17.41%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.94
90th Percentile £82.50 £29.26 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £15.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.46% -1.88% -19.68%

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 10,253 12,545 12,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.37% 13.17% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,231 7,591 7,991
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £192 £200 £190
90th Percentile £606 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 579 681
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% +6.95% -16.89%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £25.40 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +33.68% -2.56% -13.33%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +16 389 £475 +5.56% 140
South East +3 237 £450 +1.41% 84
Midlands +43 112 £380 -1.94% 59
North of England -21 95 £401 +0.13% 112
South West +9 80 £450 +12.50% 62
East of England +2 66 £400 +6.67% 53
West Midlands +31 64 £339 -20.29% 40
North West -2 51 £410 +7.89% 72
East Midlands +34 47 £380 +8.57% 19
Yorkshire +7 41 £388 -8.22% 30
North East +4 3 £366 -0.68% 10
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 280 (28.43%) Windows
2 235 (23.86%) Microsoft
3 212 (21.52%) Firewall
4 186 (18.88%) Security Cleared
5 181 (18.38%) DNS
6 165 (16.75%) VPN
7 161 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (15.94%) Azure
9 151 (15.33%) WAN
10 150 (15.23%) TCP/IP
11 147 (14.92%) SC Cleared
12 145 (14.72%) Active Directory
13 137 (13.91%) Microsoft Office
14 136 (13.81%) Finance
15 122 (12.39%) Cisco
16 119 (12.08%) Degree
17 114 (11.57%) SQL
17 114 (11.57%) Linux
17 114 (11.57%) LAN
18 110 (11.17%) Telecoms
19 108 (10.96%) Data Centre
20 101 (10.25%) MPLS
21 100 (10.15%) DevOps
22 98 (9.95%) Office 365
23 96 (9.75%) Web Services
24 95 (9.64%) AWS
25 93 (9.44%) Cisco Certification
26 92 (9.34%) Information Security
26 92 (9.34%) Cybersecurity
27 87 (8.83%) ITIL

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 66 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 60 (6.09%) IIS
3 40 (4.06%) MS Exchange
4 28 (2.84%) Apache
5 26 (2.64%) Skype for Business
6 19 (1.93%) CMS
7 18 (1.83%) Confluence
8 15 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.22%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.71%) JBoss
13 7 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.61%) Jetty
14 6 (0.61%) nginx
15 5 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 137 (13.91%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (3.15%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (1.32%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.51%) SPSS
7 5 (0.51%) Stata
8 4 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.41%) Sketch
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.30%) Lectora
10 1 (0.10%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.10%) InVision
10 1 (0.10%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.41%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Eikon
7 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.10%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.10%) Primavera
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 157 (15.94%) Azure
2 98 (9.95%) Office 365
3 95 (9.64%) AWS
4 62 (6.29%) SaaS
5 57 (5.79%) IaaS
6 48 (4.87%) PaaS
7 46 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 43 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (3.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 24 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (1.73%) GCP
12 12 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.22%) Azure Stack
13 11 (1.12%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (1.02%) GitHub
14 10 (1.02%) Route 53
15 9 (0.91%) CloudFront
16 8 (0.81%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 212 (21.52%) Firewall
2 181 (18.38%) DNS
3 165 (16.75%) VPN
4 151 (15.33%) WAN
5 150 (15.23%) TCP/IP
6 114 (11.57%) LAN
7 101 (10.25%) MPLS
8 71 (7.21%) BGP
9 70 (7.11%) Wireless
10 65 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
11 61 (6.19%) DHCP
12 57 (5.79%) Intranet
13 49 (4.97%) SAN
14 47 (4.77%) Ethernet
14 47 (4.77%) Network Security
15 46 (4.67%) NAS
15 46 (4.67%) Reverse Proxy
16 40 (4.06%) IPsec
16 40 (4.06%) OSPF
17 36 (3.65%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.65%) MySQL
3 25 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.83%) GIS
7 16 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.32%) Data Mining
10 13 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.22%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.12%) Big Data
12 11 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.91%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 56 (5.69%) Jenkins
2 52 (5.28%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.96%) JIRA
4 25 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
6 18 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (1.22%) Gradle
7 12 (1.22%) Maven
8 11 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.02%) Selenium
10 9 (0.91%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.91%) JUnit
11 8 (0.81%) gulp
11 8 (0.81%) Mockito
12 7 (0.71%) Burp Suite
12 7 (0.71%) Subversion
12 7 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.61%) Rational Quality Manager
14 5 (0.51%) Protractor
14 5 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 136 (13.81%) Finance
2 110 (11.17%) Telecoms
3 59 (5.99%) Public Sector
4 48 (4.87%) Military
5 43 (4.37%) Banking
6 27 (2.74%) Retail
7 22 (2.23%) Law
7 22 (2.23%) Legal
8 18 (1.83%) Marketing
9 14 (1.42%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.91%) Advertising
11 9 (0.91%) Automotive
12 8 (0.81%) Local Government
12 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.71%) Back Office
14 6 (0.61%) Billing
14 6 (0.61%) Electronics
14 6 (0.61%) Front Office
14 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (14.82%) Architect
2 103 (10.46%) Analyst
2 103 (10.46%) Network Engineer
3 82 (8.32%) Developer
4 41 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
5 40 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 35 (3.55%) Support Engineer
7 34 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (3.15%) Consultant
9 29 (2.94%) Service Analyst
10 27 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (2.64%) Azure Engineer
11 26 (2.64%) Network Architect
11 26 (2.64%) Service Desk Analyst
12 25 (2.54%) Security Architect
12 25 (2.54%) Software Engineer
13 23 (2.34%) Business Analyst
13 23 (2.34%) Embedded Engineer
13 23 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (2.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (9.75%) Web Services
2 42 (4.26%) .NET
3 36 (3.65%) HTML
4 30 (3.05%) Spring
5 27 (2.74%) CSS
6 25 (2.54%) JSON
7 20 (2.03%) RESTful
7 20 (2.03%) XML
8 18 (1.83%) 802.1X
8 18 (1.83%) Node.js
9 17 (1.73%) jQuery
9 17 (1.73%) REST
10 16 (1.62%) AngularJS
11 14 (1.42%) React
12 12 (1.22%) LDAP
13 11 (1.12%) LAMP
13 11 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (0.91%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.38%) Internet of Things
3 51 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.18%) Replication
4 48 (4.87%) Management Information System
5 47 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 31 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (3.15%) User Experience
8 22 (2.23%) ASIC
9 19 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.73%) Blackberry
11 17 (1.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 17 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (1.62%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Licensing
13 14 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.32%) PKI
15 11 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 280 (28.43%) Windows
2 114 (11.57%) Linux
3 86 (8.73%) Windows 10
4 69 (7.01%) Windows Server
5 62 (6.29%) Windows 7
6 37 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 30 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (2.94%) Unix
10 22 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.62%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.52%) Solaris
13 14 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.02%) Android
15 10 (1.02%) CentOS
16 9 (0.91%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.81%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (10.15%) DevOps
3 92 (9.34%) Cybersecurity
3 92 (9.34%) Information Security
4 87 (8.83%) ITIL
5 84 (8.53%) Migration
6 80 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
7 75 (7.61%) Computer Science
8 68 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 65 (6.60%) Scrum
10 64 (6.50%) Project Management
11 63 (6.40%) Analytics
11 63 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (6.19%) TDD
13 53 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
15 49 (4.97%) Service Delivery
16 46 (4.67%) Project Delivery
17 44 (4.47%) BDD
18 43 (4.37%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (11.57%) SQL
2 86 (8.73%) Java
3 82 (8.32%) Python
4 67 (6.80%) PowerShell
5 65 (6.60%) C
6 52 (5.28%) C++
7 43 (4.37%) Bash Shell
8 38 (3.86%) JavaScript
9 34 (3.45%) Ruby
10 33 (3.35%) C#
11 29 (2.94%) Perl
12 24 (2.44%) PHP
13 15 (1.52%) Scala
13 15 (1.52%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.32%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.12%) Go
16 8 (0.81%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.61%) Java 8
18 5 (0.51%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 186 (18.88%) Security Cleared
2 147 (14.92%) SC Cleared
3 119 (12.08%) Degree
4 93 (9.44%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (6.70%) CCNP
6 59 (5.99%) DV Cleared
7 43 (4.37%) CCNA
8 32 (3.25%) CCIE
9 24 (2.44%) CISSP
10 22 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (1.52%) CISM
13 14 (1.42%) BC Cleared
13 14 (1.42%) CCDP
14 13 (1.32%) RHCE
15 11 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (0.91%) CCIP
17 8 (0.81%) JNCIP
17 8 (0.81%) Master's Degree
18 7 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.77%) SLA
2 32 (3.25%) QA
3 23 (2.34%) GDPR
4 20 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.12%) NIST
7 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.51%) JTAG
9 5 (0.51%) PMO
9 5 (0.51%) RMADS
10 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.30%) COBIT
11 3 (0.30%) WCAG
12 2 (0.20%) HL7
13 1 (0.10%) BS7799
13 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.10%) GAMP
13 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
System Software
1 145 (14.72%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.77%) Docker
3 29 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.91%) Firmware
6 9 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.81%) vSphere
8 7 (0.71%) NFS
9 6 (0.61%) XenApp
10 5 (0.51%) LXC
10 5 (0.51%) oVirt
11 4 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.30%) NDS
12 3 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.30%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.20%) iptables
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (3.65%) SCCM
2 32 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (3.15%) Kubernetes
3 31 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (2.13%) OpenView
5 20 (2.03%) Ansible
6 19 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
6 19 (1.93%) Terraform
7 15 (1.52%) Puppet
8 13 (1.32%) OVSD
9 12 (1.22%) Suricata
10 11 (1.12%) HAProxy
11 10 (1.02%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.81%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
13 7 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.71%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 235 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 122 (12.39%) Cisco
3 74 (7.51%) Google
4 62 (6.29%) Oracle
5 57 (5.79%) VMware
6 49 (4.97%) HP
7 46 (4.67%) Apple
8 37 (3.76%) Juniper
9 35 (3.55%) Palo Alto
10 34 (3.45%) Splunk
11 32 (3.25%) Citrix
12 31 (3.15%) Red Hat
13 30 (3.05%) CheckPoint
14 28 (2.84%) Zscaler
15 24 (2.44%) Adobe
15 24 (2.44%) ServiceNow
16 22 (2.23%) McAfee
17 20 (2.03%) Meraki
17 20 (2.03%) SolarWinds
17 20 (2.03%) Workday