Period
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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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 288 294 240
Rank change year-on-year +6 -54 +10
Contract jobs citing Internet 639 450 400
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.88% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.70% 7.72% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 304 237
10th Percentile £250 £220 £181
25th Percentile £406 £362 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £437 £450
Median % change year-on-year +20.06% -2.83% -
75th Percentile £621 £534 £550
90th Percentile £688 £637 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 26
10th Percentile £15.79 £11.65 £12.87
25th Percentile £20.02 £12.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £28.38 £14.50 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year +95.69% -15.94% +37.45%
75th Percentile £49.06 £20.22 £19.75
90th Percentile £62.95 £27.63 £34.13
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +103.70% -28.95% +47.00%

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 8,297 5,831 4,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.65% 11.41% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,523 3,750 2,999
10th Percentile £229 £225 £200
25th Percentile £387 £350 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £440
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.97%
75th Percentile £619 £543 £538
90th Percentile £703 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 280 227
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.00 £13.50
25th Percentile £16.47 £15.04 £16.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.81 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.89% +13.39% +3.70%
75th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £44.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £62.00 £52.05
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.00% - +19.05%

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 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London +15 366 £548 +15.26% 130
South East -5 86 £500 +14.40% 53
South West -28 50 £520 +30.00% 34
Midlands -18 40 £375 -10.45% 39
East of England 0 33 £513 +52.30% 29
North of England -76 33 £405 -1.69% 64
West Midlands -22 23 £413 -5.71% 26
Yorkshire -29 19 £390 -8.24% 27
East Midlands -5 17 £325 -16.13% 13
North West -53 13 £420 +5.00% 28
North East -16 1 £525 +105.88% 9
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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.

1 175 (27.39%) Social Skills
2 170 (26.60%) Firewall
3 132 (20.66%) Azure
4 120 (18.78%) Microsoft
5 113 (17.68%) Agile
6 112 (17.53%) WAN
7 105 (16.43%) LAN
7 105 (16.43%) Windows
8 102 (15.96%) DNS
9 98 (15.34%) Python
9 98 (15.34%) AWS
10 97 (15.18%) JavaScript
11 96 (15.02%) Cisco
12 92 (14.40%) Linux
13 88 (13.77%) Finance
14 86 (13.46%) Data Centre
15 85 (13.30%) Java
16 83 (12.99%) SQL
17 78 (12.21%) Microsoft 365
18 73 (11.42%) DevOps
19 70 (10.95%) Active Directory
20 68 (10.64%) Kubernetes
20 68 (10.64%) Git (software)
21 67 (10.49%) VPN
21 67 (10.49%) Project Management
22 66 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
23 65 (10.17%) Security Cleared
24 62 (9.70%) SC Cleared
24 62 (9.70%) Public Sector
25 61 (9.55%) Network Security

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 29 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.07%) Confluence
3 25 (3.91%) CMS
4 15 (2.35%) Apache
5 11 (1.72%) IIS
6 10 (1.56%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.25%) nginx
8 7 (1.10%) WordPress
9 6 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.78%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.63%) JBoss
11 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 55 (8.61%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.60%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.10%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.31%) Sketch
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.88%) Payment Gateway
1 12 (1.88%) Shopify
2 5 (0.78%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 5 (0.78%) iTrent
2 5 (0.78%) Maximo
3 4 (0.63%) Magento
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.16%) RMDS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.16%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 132 (20.66%) Azure
2 98 (15.34%) AWS
3 78 (12.21%) Microsoft 365
4 50 (7.82%) SaaS
5 39 (6.10%) GitHub
5 39 (6.10%) PaaS
6 33 (5.16%) GCP
7 17 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (2.66%) Azure Monitor
8 16 (2.50%) npm
9 13 (2.03%) Akamai
9 13 (2.03%) Power Platform
10 12 (1.88%) IaaS
11 11 (1.72%) Amazon Cognito
11 11 (1.72%) Google Analytics
12 10 (1.56%) Azure DevOps
12 10 (1.56%) Azure Sentinel
12 10 (1.56%) GitHub Actions
13 9 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 170 (26.60%) Firewall
2 112 (17.53%) WAN
3 105 (16.43%) LAN
4 102 (15.96%) DNS
5 67 (10.49%) VPN
6 61 (9.55%) Network Security
7 56 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
8 52 (8.14%) TCP/IP
9 47 (7.36%) Wireless
10 44 (6.89%) OSPF
11 40 (6.26%) MPLS
12 39 (6.10%) Intranet
13 34 (5.32%) BGP
13 34 (5.32%) DHCP
14 32 (5.01%) Broadband
15 26 (4.07%) DMZ
15 26 (4.07%) SSL
16 25 (3.91%) IPsec
17 22 (3.44%) SD-WAN
17 22 (3.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.29%) Relational Database
2 20 (3.13%) MySQL
3 17 (2.66%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.50%) Big Data
4 16 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.72%) Power BI
8 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.78%) Redis
12 4 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.47%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.47%) MS Access
13 3 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 68 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.89%) JIRA
3 30 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 28 (4.38%) GitLab
5 21 (3.29%) JUnit
5 21 (3.29%) Mockito
6 18 (2.82%) Gradle
7 15 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.88%) SonarQube
9 11 (1.72%) webpack
10 10 (1.56%) Maven
11 6 (0.94%) gulp
12 5 (0.78%) Grunt
12 5 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.63%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.47%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.47%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.47%) NUnit
14 3 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 175 (27.39%) Social Skills
2 88 (13.77%) Finance
3 62 (9.70%) Public Sector
4 60 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (9.23%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.54%) Banking
7 25 (3.91%) Legal
8 23 (3.60%) Marketing
9 22 (3.44%) Documentation Skills
9 22 (3.44%) Retail
10 20 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
11 14 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
11 14 (2.19%) Organisational Skills
12 11 (1.72%) Local Government
13 9 (1.41%) French Language
14 8 (1.25%) Law
15 7 (1.10%) Billing
15 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.78%) Digital Economy
16 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (13.15%) Developer
2 63 (9.86%) Architect
3 59 (9.23%) Network Engineer
4 45 (7.04%) Project Manager
5 34 (5.32%) Support Engineer
6 29 (4.54%) Analyst
7 28 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (4.23%) Consultant
9 22 (3.44%) Desktop Support
10 20 (3.13%) Telecoms Manager
11 19 (2.97%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 19 (2.97%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 18 (2.82%) Designer
12 18 (2.82%) Service Manager
13 17 (2.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 17 (2.66%) Service Desk Manager
14 16 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (2.19%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.42%) HTML
2 39 (6.10%) CSS
3 33 (5.16%) React
4 32 (5.01%) REST
5 25 (3.91%) HTML5
6 22 (3.44%) CSS3
6 22 (3.44%) jQuery
7 21 (3.29%) RESTful
8 20 (3.13%) .NET
8 20 (3.13%) Spring
9 19 (2.97%) JSON
10 18 (2.82%) Node.js
11 16 (2.50%) AngularJS
11 16 (2.50%) Behat
11 16 (2.50%) Gherkin
11 16 (2.50%) POSIX
11 16 (2.50%) pytest
12 14 (2.19%) Symfony
13 11 (1.72%) Ajax
13 11 (1.72%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 28 (4.38%) IoT
4 28 (4.38%) User Experience
5 25 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.66%) Private Cloud
6 17 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.03%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.88%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.88%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.88%) Clustering
11 10 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.41%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 105 (16.43%) Windows
2 92 (14.40%) Linux
3 34 (5.32%) Unix
4 20 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 13 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.72%) Android
6 11 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.94%) CentOS
11 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.63%) Solaris
12 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (17.68%) Agile
2 73 (11.42%) DevOps
3 67 (10.49%) Project Management
4 66 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
5 56 (8.76%) ITIL
6 54 (8.45%) CI/CD
7 46 (7.20%) Analytics
7 46 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
8 45 (7.04%) Load Balancing
9 44 (6.89%) Migration
10 38 (5.95%) Service Management
11 35 (5.48%) Microservices
12 34 (5.32%) Change Management
12 34 (5.32%) Configuration Management
12 34 (5.32%) Information Security
13 31 (4.85%) E-Commerce
14 29 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 28 (4.38%) Mentoring
16 27 (4.23%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 98 (15.34%) Python
2 97 (15.18%) JavaScript
3 85 (13.30%) Java
4 83 (12.99%) SQL
5 40 (6.26%) PowerShell
6 35 (5.48%) Bash
7 31 (4.85%) PHP
8 28 (4.38%) C
9 24 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.82%) Go
11 17 (2.66%) C#
12 15 (2.35%) Perl
13 11 (1.72%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.56%) C++
14 10 (1.56%) Ruby
15 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.47%) VB
17 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 62 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 58 (9.08%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (8.76%) Degree
5 34 (5.32%) CCNP
6 28 (4.38%) CCNA
7 18 (2.82%) CISSP
8 16 (2.50%) CCIE
9 15 (2.35%) PMI Certification
10 14 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (2.19%) PMP
11 10 (1.56%) CCDP
12 8 (1.25%) ISACA
13 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.94%) CISM
14 6 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.78%) CISA
15 5 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.38%) QA
2 25 (3.91%) SLA
3 18 (2.82%) Accessibility
4 15 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.88%) NIST
6 9 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (1.25%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.94%) GDPR
8 6 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.63%) PMO
10 3 (0.47%) COBIT
11 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.16%) GRC
11 1 (0.16%) HITRUST
11 1 (0.16%) NCSC
11 1 (0.16%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.16%) RMADS
11 1 (0.16%) WAI
11 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 58 (9.08%) Docker
3 36 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
4 35 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (1.10%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.63%) vSphere
9 3 (0.47%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) etcd
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.16%) vCloud
11 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 54 (8.45%) Ansible
3 38 (5.95%) Terraform
4 24 (3.76%) Puppet
5 14 (2.19%) SCCM
6 13 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.03%) Prometheus
6 13 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (1.72%) logstash
8 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.94%) Consul
9 6 (0.94%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.94%) Kibana
10 4 (0.63%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.63%) VxRail
10 4 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
10 4 (0.63%) WSUS
11 3 (0.47%) Opsgenie
11 3 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 120 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 96 (15.02%) Cisco
3 60 (9.39%) Oracle
4 46 (7.20%) Google
5 40 (6.26%) VMware
6 32 (5.01%) F5
7 27 (4.23%) Palo Alto
8 25 (3.91%) Infoblox
9 21 (3.29%) Adobe
10 17 (2.66%) Citrix
10 17 (2.66%) Zscaler
11 16 (2.50%) Aruba
11 16 (2.50%) Fortinet
11 16 (2.50%) Juniper
12 15 (2.35%) Altiris
12 15 (2.35%) Bloomberg
12 15 (2.35%) Reuters
12 15 (2.35%) SAP
13 14 (2.19%) CheckPoint
13 14 (2.19%) ServiceNow