Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 308 281 210
Rank change year-on-year -27 -71 +5
Contract jobs citing Internet 600 297 856
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.89% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 7.10% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 211 503
10th Percentile £206 £199 £164
25th Percentile £386 £300 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.35% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £600 £522 £534
90th Percentile £675 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 72
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.51 £12.87
25th Percentile £13.54 £13.10 £13.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -17.95% +2.63% +20.63%
75th Percentile £28.75 £25.17 £47.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.40 £82.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +11.43% +11.29%

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 7,763 4,181 9,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.15% 12.48% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,136 2,667 5,661
10th Percentile £205 £200 £183
25th Percentile £363 £318 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £425 £410
Median % change year-on-year +16.41% +3.66% -3.53%
75th Percentile £600 £525 £515
90th Percentile £700 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £495 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +13.14% +6.71% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 214 481
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.97 £13.25
25th Percentile £15.25 £16.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -31.20% +45.35% +19.44%
75th Percentile £46.44 £49.69 £47.50
90th Percentile £63.00 £58.00 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -32.31% +44.44% +25.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
London -26 319 £545 +14.74% 146
South East -51 82 £475 +11.76% 59
Midlands -30 54 £500 +78.73% 48
North of England -41 47 £400 -5.88% 88
South West -36 42 £425 +7.94% 32
West Midlands -40 32 £558 +91.58% 30
North West -33 26 £400 -11.11% 33
East Midlands -21 20 £400 +28.00% 18
East of England -52 20 £288 -5.12% 28
Yorkshire -41 17 £400 -4.48% 47
North East +1 5 £388 +29.17% 8
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 161 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (25.50%) Azure
3 151 (25.17%) Social Skills
4 134 (22.33%) Windows
5 127 (21.17%) Microsoft
6 118 (19.67%) Finance
7 114 (19.00%) JavaScript
8 103 (17.17%) AWS
9 94 (15.67%) SQL
10 93 (15.50%) Active Directory
11 91 (15.17%) Firewall
12 82 (13.67%) Linux
13 80 (13.33%) WAN
13 80 (13.33%) DevOps
14 78 (13.00%) PowerShell
15 77 (12.83%) Python
15 77 (12.83%) ITIL
16 74 (12.33%) CSS
16 74 (12.33%) HTML
17 73 (12.17%) LAN
18 72 (12.00%) DNS
18 72 (12.00%) Microsoft 365
19 71 (11.83%) Migration
20 68 (11.33%) Security Cleared
21 67 (11.17%) SaaS
21 67 (11.17%) Cisco
22 65 (10.83%) PaaS
23 61 (10.17%) Git (software)
23 61 (10.17%) Data Centre
23 61 (10.17%) Problem-Solving

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 53 (8.83%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.33%) Apache
3 19 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (3.00%) IIS
5 13 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.17%) nginx
6 12 (2.00%) CMS
6 12 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (1.83%) Confluence
8 10 (1.67%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.83%) JBoss
11 5 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) Sketch
5 3 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.50%) InVision
6 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.17%) GIMP
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.83%) Shopify
3 4 (0.67%) Magento
3 4 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.33%) RMDS
5 2 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.17%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 153 (25.50%) Azure
2 103 (17.17%) AWS
3 72 (12.00%) Microsoft 365
4 67 (11.17%) SaaS
5 65 (10.83%) PaaS
6 33 (5.50%) IaaS
7 30 (5.00%) Azure Monitor
8 25 (4.17%) GitHub
9 21 (3.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (3.00%) Azure Sentinel
11 13 (2.17%) GCP
12 12 (2.00%) Power Platform
13 11 (1.83%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (1.83%) Serverless
14 10 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (1.50%) Azure Storage
16 8 (1.33%) Azure App Service
16 8 (1.33%) Azure Pipelines
16 8 (1.33%) Power Automate
16 8 (1.33%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (15.17%) Firewall
2 80 (13.33%) WAN
3 73 (12.17%) LAN
4 72 (12.00%) DNS
5 56 (9.33%) VPN
6 38 (6.33%) Intranet
7 36 (6.00%) TCP/IP
8 33 (5.50%) Wireless
9 32 (5.33%) HTTP
10 31 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (5.00%) MPLS
12 28 (4.67%) Network Security
12 28 (4.67%) SD-WAN
13 26 (4.33%) OSPF
14 23 (3.83%) BGP
15 22 (3.67%) SSL
16 20 (3.33%) DHCP
17 17 (2.83%) VoIP
18 15 (2.50%) SAN
18 15 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.83%) MySQL
5 11 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.50%) Power BI
7 6 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.67%) Blockchain
9 4 (0.67%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.50%) Tableau
11 2 (0.33%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 61 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.50%) JIRA
3 20 (3.33%) GitLab
4 18 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.83%) webpack
7 9 (1.50%) SonarQube
8 8 (1.33%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.67%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.67%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.67%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.67%) Mocha
9 4 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.50%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.50%) MSI
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.50%) PyCharm
10 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 151 (25.17%) Social Skills
2 118 (19.67%) Finance
3 58 (9.67%) Public Sector
4 44 (7.33%) Banking
4 44 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 42 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
7 17 (2.83%) Marketing
8 16 (2.67%) Legal
9 12 (2.00%) Law
10 9 (1.50%) Documentation Skills
10 9 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.17%) Billing
11 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.17%) Local Government
11 7 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (1.17%) Publishing
12 5 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (15.67%) Developer
2 78 (13.00%) Architect
3 47 (7.83%) Network Engineer
4 45 (7.50%) Analyst
5 34 (5.67%) Consultant
6 31 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 26 (4.33%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.17%) Designer
9 23 (3.83%) Security Architect
10 20 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (3.17%) Lead Developer
11 19 (3.17%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 17 (2.83%) Security Engineer
14 16 (2.67%) AWS Architect
14 16 (2.67%) Desktop Support
14 16 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
15 15 (2.50%) Azure Architect
16 14 (2.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.33%) CSS
1 74 (12.33%) HTML
2 60 (10.00%) REST
3 44 (7.33%) .NET
4 43 (7.17%) HTML5
5 34 (5.67%) Node.js
6 32 (5.33%) JSON
7 24 (4.00%) RESTful
8 23 (3.83%) React
9 19 (3.17%) AngularJS
9 19 (3.17%) CSS3
10 17 (2.83%) Web Services
11 15 (2.50%) jQuery
11 15 (2.50%) Redux
12 13 (2.17%) Middleware
13 12 (2.00%) YAML
14 11 (1.83%) ASP.NET
15 10 (1.67%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.67%) Ajax
16 9 (1.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 54 (9.00%) Public Cloud
3 43 (7.17%) Private Cloud
4 37 (6.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 34 (5.67%) Management Information System
6 29 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (4.17%) Internet of Things
7 25 (4.17%) User Experience
8 20 (3.33%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.83%) Virtual Team
10 16 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (2.33%) Online Banking
12 11 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.50%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.50%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.50%) PKI
15 8 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.33%) Windows
2 82 (13.67%) Linux
3 41 (6.83%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.00%) Windows 10
5 23 (3.83%) Unix
6 20 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.67%) Android
7 10 (1.67%) Mac OS
7 10 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.83%) CentOS
10 5 (0.83%) VMS
11 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.33%) DevOps
3 77 (12.83%) ITIL
4 71 (11.83%) Migration
5 61 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (6.50%) Analytics
7 37 (6.17%) Microservices
8 36 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (5.67%) Infrastructure Automation
9 34 (5.67%) Service Management
10 32 (5.33%) Project Management
10 32 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (4.83%) Mentoring
12 28 (4.67%) Load Balancing
12 28 (4.67%) Open Source
12 28 (4.67%) Waterfall
13 27 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.50%) Scrum
14 26 (4.33%) Risk Management
15 25 (4.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.00%) JavaScript
2 94 (15.67%) SQL
3 78 (13.00%) PowerShell
4 77 (12.83%) Python
5 46 (7.67%) Java
6 38 (6.33%) Bash
6 38 (6.33%) C#
7 26 (4.33%) Ruby
8 19 (3.17%) PHP
8 19 (3.17%) TypeScript
9 17 (2.83%) C
10 16 (2.67%) Go
11 15 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.17%) Perl
13 12 (2.00%) ES6
14 11 (1.83%) VBScript
15 8 (1.33%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.17%) VB
16 7 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.83%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.83%) Degree
4 38 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (3.83%) CCNP
6 15 (2.50%) CCNA
6 15 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.67%) CISSP
9 8 (1.33%) MCSE
10 6 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.83%) CCIE
11 5 (0.83%) CISM
11 5 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.67%) MCSA
12 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.67%) QA
2 26 (4.33%) SLA
3 15 (2.50%) GDPR
4 13 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (2.00%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.83%) Accessibility
6 11 (1.83%) NIST
7 7 (1.17%) COBIT
8 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.50%) PMO
9 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.33%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.33%) NCSC
9 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.17%) GRC
10 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 93 (15.50%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.50%) Docker
3 23 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.17%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.83%) vSphere
8 4 (0.67%) Firmware
8 4 (0.67%) NFS
8 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.50%) KVM
10 2 (0.33%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.17%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (9.83%) Kubernetes
2 54 (9.00%) Terraform
3 38 (6.33%) Ansible
4 29 (4.83%) SCCM
5 14 (2.33%) Kibana
5 14 (2.33%) logstash
5 14 (2.33%) Prometheus
6 13 (2.17%) Consul
7 9 (1.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (1.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (1.00%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.00%) Packer
8 6 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.00%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.00%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.83%) WSUS
10 4 (0.67%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 127 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 67 (11.17%) Cisco
3 44 (7.33%) VMware
4 29 (4.83%) Citrix
5 26 (4.33%) Oracle
6 21 (3.50%) F5
7 19 (3.17%) Adobe
8 18 (3.00%) HP
8 18 (3.00%) Juniper
9 16 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.17%) NetApp
10 13 (2.17%) SAP
11 12 (2.00%) Google
12 11 (1.83%) Apple
12 11 (1.83%) IBM
13 10 (1.67%) Dell
13 10 (1.67%) Meraki
13 10 (1.67%) Splunk
14 9 (1.50%) Aruba