Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 192 173
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19 -29
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,321 1,314 1,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.39% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.60% 10.22% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 786 1,004
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £170 £200
90th Percentile £588 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 113 112
England median hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £19.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.48% -31.60% +13.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.96 £10.23
90th Percentile £27.25 £39.75 £42.48
UK median hourly rate £15.70 £13.50 £19.62
% change year-on-year +16.30% -31.18% +13.20%

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 12,463 12,853 14,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 13.63% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,587 7,980 8,749
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £200 £185 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 647 729
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.41 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +7.48%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -35 534 £445 -1.11% 178
South East +7 319 £438 +25.00% 84
North of England +28 157 £413 -2.94% 102
East of England +15 124 £360 +20.00% 53
Midlands -17 108 £423 +12.67% 56
North West +5 80 £378 +7.86% 58
West Midlands -8 74 £425 +13.33% 40
South West -19 68 £400 +14.29% 36
Yorkshire +10 55 £424 -10.79% 31
East Midlands -14 34 £338 -6.90% 16
North East +1 22 £363 -28.04% 13
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 362 (27.40%) Windows
2 314 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 276 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (19.45%) Firewall
5 202 (15.29%) Finance
6 188 (14.23%) Active Directory
7 187 (14.16%) WAN
8 186 (14.08%) Cisco
8 186 (14.08%) Security Cleared
9 185 (14.00%) ITIL
10 183 (13.85%) SQL
11 178 (13.47%) JavaScript
12 175 (13.25%) HTML
12 175 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
13 173 (13.10%) TCP/IP
14 170 (12.87%) Linux
15 157 (11.88%) DNS
16 150 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
17 146 (11.05%) Data Protection
18 142 (10.75%) LAN
19 140 (10.60%) VPN
20 137 (10.37%) Python
21 128 (9.69%) Java
22 125 (9.46%) SC Cleared
23 124 (9.39%) Scrum
24 122 (9.24%) CSS
25 120 (9.08%) Windows Server
25 120 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
26 117 (8.86%) Wireless
27 115 (8.71%) Intranet

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 (6.43%) IIS
2 71 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 50 (3.79%) Apache
4 39 (2.95%) MS Exchange
5 37 (2.80%) Confluence
6 27 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 27 (2.04%) CMS
7 22 (1.67%) NServiceBus
8 16 (1.21%) nginx
8 16 (1.21%) Skype for Business
9 15 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.53%) WordPress
14 6 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 150 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.76%) Fireworks
6 10 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.23%) Autodesk Inventor
8 3 (0.23%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.15%) HipChat
9 2 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.076%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 30 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.23%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.076%) Actimize
5 1 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.076%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.076%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.076%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 114 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (6.06%) Office 365
4 29 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (1.82%) SaaS
6 21 (1.59%) IaaS
7 15 (1.14%) GitHub
7 15 (1.14%) PaaS
8 14 (1.06%) OpenShift
9 13 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.76%) Akamai
11 8 (0.61%) Sauce Labs
12 7 (0.53%) Datadog
12 7 (0.53%) G Suite
13 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.38%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.30%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.30%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 257 (19.45%) Firewall
2 187 (14.16%) WAN
3 173 (13.10%) TCP/IP
4 157 (11.88%) DNS
5 142 (10.75%) LAN
6 140 (10.60%) VPN
7 117 (8.86%) Wireless
8 115 (8.71%) Intranet
9 92 (6.96%) HTTP
10 73 (5.53%) BGP
11 70 (5.30%) DHCP
12 65 (4.92%) MPLS
13 63 (4.77%) Network Security
14 60 (4.54%) SSL
15 59 (4.47%) OSPF
16 48 (3.63%) VoIP
17 42 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (2.88%) SSH
18 38 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
19 33 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.41%) Big Data
3 43 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 29 (2.20%) MySQL
6 22 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 21 (1.59%) Apache Hive
8 18 (1.36%) Flink
8 18 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 17 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.21%) Impala
10 16 (1.21%) Pentaho
11 15 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.76%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.53%) Power BI
16 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 82 (6.21%) Jenkins
2 81 (6.13%) Git (software)
3 78 (5.90%) JIRA
4 54 (4.09%) Selenium
5 35 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 33 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (2.04%) Maven
8 25 (1.89%) WebDriver
9 24 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 21 (1.59%) Bitbucket
11 18 (1.36%) SoapUI
12 17 (1.29%) JMeter
13 16 (1.21%) LoadRunner
14 15 (1.14%) Subversion
15 12 (0.91%) Appium
15 12 (0.91%) gulp
15 12 (0.91%) JUnit
15 12 (0.91%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.83%) Hudson
17 10 (0.76%) Mockito
General
1 202 (15.29%) Finance
2 110 (8.33%) Law
3 95 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 70 (5.30%) Banking
5 38 (2.88%) Retail
6 34 (2.57%) Legal
7 22 (1.67%) Marketing
8 17 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.14%) Publishing
10 9 (0.68%) Advertising
10 9 (0.68%) Games
11 8 (0.61%) Automotive
12 7 (0.53%) Billing
12 7 (0.53%) Electronics
12 7 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.45%) Back Office
13 6 (0.45%) Military
13 6 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 236 (17.87%) Developer
2 208 (15.75%) Analyst
3 132 (9.99%) Architect
4 94 (7.12%) Network Engineer
5 81 (6.13%) Service Analyst
6 79 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 51 (3.86%) Support Engineer
8 44 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 42 (3.18%) Consultant
10 38 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 38 (2.88%) Support Analyst
11 35 (2.65%) Administrator
12 34 (2.57%) .NET Developer
13 33 (2.50%) Business Analyst
13 33 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
13 33 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
14 32 (2.42%) Desktop Support
14 32 (2.42%) Security Engineer
15 31 (2.35%) Designer
16 28 (2.12%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (13.25%) HTML
2 122 (9.24%) CSS
3 96 (7.27%) Web Services
4 84 (6.36%) .NET
5 62 (4.69%) XML
6 61 (4.62%) React
7 50 (3.79%) AngularJS
8 47 (3.56%) HTML5
8 47 (3.56%) jQuery
8 47 (3.56%) REST
9 42 (3.18%) ASP.NET
10 37 (2.80%) RESTful
11 35 (2.65%) CSS3
12 33 (2.50%) Sass
13 30 (2.27%) JSON
14 29 (2.20%) .NET Framework
15 28 (2.12%) Ajax
16 24 (1.82%) Node.js
16 24 (1.82%) Spring
17 21 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.21%) Data Centre
3 68 (5.15%) User Experience
4 66 (5.00%) Internet of Things
5 55 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
6 42 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 41 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 38 (2.88%) Client/Server
9 30 (2.27%) PKI
10 28 (2.12%) RIA
11 26 (1.97%) iPhone
11 26 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (1.51%) NHS
13 19 (1.44%) iPad
13 19 (1.44%) Online Banking
13 19 (1.44%) Replication
14 18 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
15 16 (1.21%) Public Cloud
16 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Licensing
16 15 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 362 (27.40%) Windows
2 170 (12.87%) Linux
3 120 (9.08%) Windows Server
4 105 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 98 (7.42%) Unix
6 92 (6.96%) Windows 10
7 52 (3.94%) Apple iOS
8 38 (2.88%) Android
9 35 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (2.35%) Windows XP
11 28 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (1.59%) Solaris
14 20 (1.51%) Windows 8
15 18 (1.36%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.14%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.14%) Windows Vista
17 14 (1.06%) Windows 2000
18 13 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (14.00%) ITIL
3 175 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
4 146 (11.05%) Data Protection
5 124 (9.39%) Scrum
6 109 (8.25%) Migration
7 96 (7.27%) TDD
8 90 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (6.51%) DevOps
10 83 (6.28%) Test Automation
11 80 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
12 72 (5.45%) Web Development
13 69 (5.22%) Analytics
14 60 (4.54%) E-Commerce
14 60 (4.54%) SDLC
15 59 (4.47%) Computer Science
15 59 (4.47%) Software Engineering
16 55 (4.16%) Project Management
17 54 (4.09%) Information Security
17 54 (4.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 183 (13.85%) SQL
2 178 (13.47%) JavaScript
3 137 (10.37%) Python
4 128 (9.69%) Java
5 90 (6.81%) C#
6 67 (5.07%) PowerShell
7 55 (4.16%) Perl
8 38 (2.88%) C
9 33 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 32 (2.42%) Ruby
11 31 (2.35%) PHP
12 26 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.67%) C++
13 22 (1.67%) ES6
14 18 (1.36%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.21%) VBScript
16 13 (0.98%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.83%) Scala
18 8 (0.61%) Embedded C
18 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 186 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 125 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 100 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (6.66%) Degree
5 81 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (5.68%) CCNP
7 69 (5.22%) MCSE
8 50 (3.79%) CCNA
9 44 (3.33%) DV Cleared
10 31 (2.35%) MCSA
11 29 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 25 (1.89%) ISTQB
13 24 (1.82%) CCIE
14 23 (1.74%) CISSP
14 23 (1.74%) ISEB
15 22 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 22 (1.67%) MCP
16 18 (1.36%) HNC
17 15 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
18 11 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (7.95%) GDPR
2 65 (4.92%) QA
3 34 (2.57%) SLA
4 15 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.06%) WCAG
6 13 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.76%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
9 6 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.23%) COBIT
11 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.23%) PMO
11 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.23%) TickIT
12 2 (0.15%) Section 508
13 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 188 (14.23%) Active Directory
2 84 (6.36%) Docker
3 62 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.67%) ProxySG
6 18 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (1.14%) vSphere
8 14 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.98%) KVM
9 13 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.91%) XenApp
10 12 (0.91%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.83%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.53%) iptables
12 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.38%) Firmware
13 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.30%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 89 (6.74%) SCCM
2 48 (3.63%) Ansible
2 48 (3.63%) Kubernetes
3 38 (2.88%) Puppet
4 36 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
5 17 (1.29%) Terraform
6 13 (0.98%) AirWatch
7 12 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (0.91%) OpenView
7 12 (0.91%) WSUS
8 10 (0.76%) SCOM
8 10 (0.76%) vCenter Server
9 9 (0.68%) OVSD
10 8 (0.61%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.61%) Netcool
11 7 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.53%) Salt
11 7 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 314 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 186 (14.08%) Cisco
3 86 (6.51%) Citrix
4 84 (6.36%) VMware
5 82 (6.21%) Oracle
6 73 (5.53%) CheckPoint
7 66 (5.00%) Juniper
8 62 (4.69%) F5
9 58 (4.39%) Blue Coat
10 50 (3.79%) McAfee
11 49 (3.71%) HP
12 39 (2.95%) Adobe
13 37 (2.80%) Google
14 35 (2.65%) Palo Alto
14 35 (2.65%) Splunk
15 33 (2.50%) Aruba
16 31 (2.35%) Red Hat
17 30 (2.27%) Avaya
18 29 (2.20%) Apple
19 28 (2.12%) Fortinet