Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 235 212
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 -41
Contract jobs citing Internet 447 999 1,209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.22% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.45% 9.61% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 538 712
Median daily rate £450 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +11.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £208
90th Percentile £610 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £440 £442 £400
% change year-on-year -0.45% +10.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 80 88
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.93 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.00% -10.62% -9.63%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.63 £40.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £13.25 £14.46
% change year-on-year +43.40% -8.37% -10.13%

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 5,290 10,400 12,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.17% 12.66% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,081 6,455 7,644
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
10th Percentile £188 £208 £206
90th Percentile £636 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 470 665
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year +50.00% +2.64% -5.54%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in England.

Daily rate trend for Internet in England

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in England.

Hourly rate trend for Internet in England

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Internet in England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +26 220 £468 +0.54% 50
South East +50 105 £400 -6.43% 28
East of England +43 43 £400 - 9
North of England +21 33 £450 +12.50% 28
Midlands +10 33 £266 -29.93% 24
West Midlands +42 27 £350 -20.81% 12
North West +16 15 £438 +16.67% 16
Yorkshire +46 14 £450 +2.86% 11
South West +12 12 £199 -51.82% 21
East Midlands -4 6 £210 -44.37% 12
North East +15 4 £120 -71.08% 1
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 153 (34.23%) Windows
2 98 (21.92%) Firewall
3 97 (21.70%) Cisco
4 94 (21.03%) VPN
5 92 (20.58%) Active Directory
5 92 (20.58%) WAN
6 81 (18.12%) Microsoft
7 74 (16.55%) Linux
8 71 (15.88%) Telecoms
9 70 (15.66%) Security Cleared
9 70 (15.66%) Azure
10 65 (14.54%) LAN
11 60 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
11 60 (13.42%) SC Cleared
12 56 (12.53%) Wireless
13 55 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
14 53 (11.86%) Python
14 53 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (11.63%) TCP/IP
15 52 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
16 49 (10.96%) BGP
16 49 (10.96%) Data Centre
17 48 (10.74%) Project Management
17 48 (10.74%) CCNP
18 47 (10.51%) Cybersecurity
19 46 (10.29%) Java
20 45 (10.07%) DNS
21 43 (9.62%) HP
21 43 (9.62%) Finance
22 41 (9.17%) Migration

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 36 (8.05%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.92%) IIS
4 16 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (3.13%) Confluence
7 10 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.24%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.79%) CMS
9 5 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.89%) Apache
10 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.45%) Jetty
12 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.45%) SAS
12 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (4.47%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (4.25%) MS Visio
5 18 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (3.13%) Acrobat
7 13 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.67%) InVision
8 3 (0.67%) Sketch
9 1 (0.22%) InDesign
9 1 (0.22%) Maya
9 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.45%) Magento
4 2 (0.45%) Shopify
5 1 (0.22%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.22%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.66%) Azure
2 39 (8.72%) AWS
3 32 (7.16%) Office 365
4 21 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.46%) PaaS
6 9 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.01%) GCP
7 8 (1.79%) IaaS
7 8 (1.79%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.34%) GitHub
9 5 (1.12%) SaaS
10 4 (0.89%) Akamai
10 4 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.89%) NuGet
10 4 (0.89%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.45%) AWS CodeCommit
12 2 (0.45%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 98 (21.92%) Firewall
2 94 (21.03%) VPN
3 92 (20.58%) WAN
4 65 (14.54%) LAN
5 56 (12.53%) Wireless
6 52 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 49 (10.96%) BGP
8 45 (10.07%) DNS
9 41 (9.17%) MPLS
10 40 (8.95%) OSPF
11 31 (6.94%) Ethernet
11 31 (6.94%) VoIP
12 29 (6.49%) Intranet
13 27 (6.04%) DMZ
14 25 (5.59%) IPsec
15 23 (5.15%) EIGRP
15 23 (5.15%) Network Security
16 22 (4.92%) SSL
17 20 (4.47%) IPv6
18 19 (4.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.46%) Big Data
3 9 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.79%) Power BI
5 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.34%) MySQL
6 6 (1.34%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.12%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2019
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.45%) Redis
10 2 (0.45%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 20 (4.47%) JIRA
2 16 (3.58%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.34%) Selenium
4 6 (1.34%) SonarQube
5 5 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.89%) FishEye
6 4 (0.89%) Hudson
6 4 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.67%) Maven
7 3 (0.67%) Mockito
8 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.45%) Gradle
8 2 (0.45%) JUnit
8 2 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.22%) Grunt
9 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.22%) Protractor
General
1 71 (15.88%) Telecoms
2 43 (9.62%) Finance
3 27 (6.04%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.68%) Banking
4 12 (2.68%) Marketing
5 10 (2.24%) Legal
6 9 (2.01%) Automotive
7 5 (1.12%) Retail
8 4 (0.89%) Electronics
8 4 (0.89%) Games
8 4 (0.89%) Law
8 4 (0.89%) Military
9 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (10.96%) Developer
2 46 (10.29%) Network Engineer
3 39 (8.72%) Analyst
3 39 (8.72%) Architect
4 26 (5.82%) Consultant
5 19 (4.25%) Security Engineer
5 19 (4.25%) Service Analyst
5 19 (4.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (4.03%) Support Engineer
7 16 (3.58%) IT Support
8 14 (3.13%) Desktop Support
8 14 (3.13%) Python Developer
9 13 (2.91%) Administrator
9 13 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (2.68%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (2.68%) Project Manager
10 12 (2.68%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.68%) Service Desk Support
11 10 (2.24%) SharePoint Consultant
11 10 (2.24%) VoIP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.71%) .NET
2 23 (5.15%) Web Services
3 16 (3.58%) HTML
4 14 (3.13%) CSS
5 12 (2.68%) 802.1X
6 9 (2.01%) Flask
7 8 (1.79%) Node.js
8 7 (1.57%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.57%) LDAP
8 7 (1.57%) XML
9 6 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.34%) REST
9 6 (1.34%) RESTful
9 6 (1.34%) SciPy
10 5 (1.12%) React
10 5 (1.12%) Spring
11 4 (0.89%) .NET Core
11 4 (0.89%) Kafka
11 4 (0.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.26%) Management Information System
4 27 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.92%) Internet of Things
6 20 (4.47%) User Experience
7 18 (4.03%) Blackberry
8 17 (3.80%) PKI
9 14 (3.13%) PDA
10 12 (2.68%) CCTV
10 12 (2.68%) Driving Licence
11 11 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (2.24%) Media Streaming
13 7 (1.57%) Fibre Optics
13 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.57%) NHS
13 7 (1.57%) Replication
13 7 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (1.57%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.34%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 153 (34.23%) Windows
2 74 (16.55%) Linux
3 30 (6.71%) Windows XP
4 29 (6.49%) Windows 7
4 29 (6.49%) Windows Server
5 24 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (4.92%) Windows 10
7 18 (4.03%) Unix
8 17 (3.80%) Windows 2000
9 16 (3.58%) Windows Vista
10 15 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.91%) Android
12 9 (2.01%) Windows Server 2016
13 8 (1.79%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.67%) Solaris
17 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (10.74%) Project Management
4 47 (10.51%) Cybersecurity
5 41 (9.17%) Migration
6 38 (8.50%) DevOps
7 37 (8.28%) ITIL
8 36 (8.05%) Information Security
9 24 (5.37%) Open Source
10 23 (5.15%) Change Management
10 23 (5.15%) Scrum
11 21 (4.70%) Analytics
11 21 (4.70%) Incident Management
11 21 (4.70%) Network Design
11 21 (4.70%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.70%) Test Automation
12 20 (4.47%) Project Delivery
13 19 (4.25%) Network Management
13 19 (4.25%) SIEM
14 18 (4.03%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.86%) Python
2 46 (10.29%) Java
3 30 (6.71%) C
4 24 (5.37%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.70%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.70%) SQL
6 14 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.46%) C#
7 11 (2.46%) Embedded C
8 8 (1.79%) C++
8 8 (1.79%) PHP
9 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.34%) Scala
11 5 (1.12%) Perl
11 5 (1.12%) Ruby
12 3 (0.67%) Go
12 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.45%) Groovy
13 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 60 (13.42%) SC Cleared
3 52 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (10.74%) CCNP
5 30 (6.71%) Degree
6 29 (6.49%) CISSP
7 27 (6.04%) CCNA
8 25 (5.59%) BC Cleared
9 24 (5.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (3.36%) CISM
10 15 (3.36%) GIAC
11 14 (3.13%) CREST Certified
12 13 (2.91%) CCDP
12 13 (2.91%) CISA
13 11 (2.46%) CCIE
13 11 (2.46%) CCIP
14 9 (2.01%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.34%) CCDA
16 5 (1.12%) APMP
16 5 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.03%) SLA
2 16 (3.58%) QA
3 7 (1.57%) PMO
4 6 (1.34%) GDPR
4 6 (1.34%) NIST
5 4 (0.89%) P3O
6 3 (0.67%) AICPA
6 3 (0.67%) COBIT
6 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.45%) HL7
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.45%) NCSC
7 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 92 (20.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.58%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (2.68%) BitLocker
5 9 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.57%) Docker
7 6 (1.34%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.89%) vSphere
9 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.67%) IAG
9 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.45%) NFS
10 2 (0.45%) Snort
10 2 (0.45%) UAG
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.22%) RACF
11 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (3.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (3.36%) EnCase
2 15 (3.36%) FTK
2 15 (3.36%) ServiceCenter
3 14 (3.13%) OpenView
4 12 (2.68%) OVSD
5 11 (2.46%) Ansible
5 11 (2.46%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.24%) FortiGate
7 8 (1.79%) SCCM
7 8 (1.79%) Terraform
8 6 (1.34%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.12%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.89%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.89%) Puppet
11 3 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 97 (21.70%) Cisco
2 81 (18.12%) Microsoft
3 43 (9.62%) HP
4 35 (7.83%) Juniper
5 31 (6.94%) VMware
6 23 (5.15%) F5
7 19 (4.25%) Adobe
7 19 (4.25%) Oracle
8 17 (3.80%) Remedy
9 15 (3.36%) Bomgar
9 15 (3.36%) Cellebrite
9 15 (3.36%) Peregrine
10 14 (3.13%) Palo Alto
11 12 (2.68%) Citrix
11 12 (2.68%) CyberArk
12 9 (2.01%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.79%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.79%) Veeam
14 7 (1.57%) Apple
14 7 (1.57%) Google