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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
UK / England
Rank 160 147 127
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20  
Contract jobs citing Internet 656 805 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.65% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 11.18% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 482 493
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £236 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £597 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 50
Median hourly rate £14.84 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.92% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £36.36 £30.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.30 £17.75
% change year-on-year -21.96% -2.53%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6131 7199 7161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.73% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3788 4350 3957
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 306 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 285 £450 - 107
South East -13 124 £381 -0.97% 141
South West +24 81 £370 +34.54% 68
Yorkshire +2 52 £450 -1.90% 57
West Midlands +2 34 £445 +32.83% 48
North West +1 30 £423 -15.50% 81
East of England -6 25 £300 -25.00% 62
East Midlands -9 12 £220 -20.00% 46
Midlands +16 9 £350 -
North East -24 5 £370 +20.32% 18
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Internet.

1 354 (26.62%) Windows
2 349 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (19.25%) Finance
4 255 (19.17%) Microsoft
5 222 (16.69%) Firewall
6 211 (15.86%) Java
7 203 (15.26%) HTML
8 200 (15.04%) Linux
9 180 (13.53%) JavaScript
10 170 (12.78%) Degree
11 169 (12.71%) Cisco
12 164 (12.33%) Active Directory
13 163 (12.26%) SQL
14 152 (11.43%) CSS
15 144 (10.83%) Security Cleared
16 140 (10.53%) Banking
17 137 (10.30%) LAN
18 134 (10.08%) DNS
19 133 (10.00%) Web Services
20 132 (9.92%) TCP/IP
21 131 (9.85%) WAN
22 122 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
23 121 (9.10%) SQL Server
24 117 (8.80%) VMware
25 116 (8.72%) MS Office
26 115 (8.65%) Unix
26 115 (8.65%) Python
27 111 (8.35%) E-Commerce
28 109 (8.20%) ITIL
29 108 (8.12%) Oracle

Internet
Top Related 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 82 (6.17%) IIS
2 76 (5.71%) Apache
3 74 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 69 (5.19%) CMS
5 47 (3.53%) MS Exchange
6 29 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (2.11%) Skype for Business
8 27 (2.03%) Tomcat
8 27 (2.03%) WebSphere
9 26 (1.95%) JBoss
10 23 (1.73%) nginx
10 23 (1.73%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 16 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (1.13%) Confluence
14 13 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 116 (8.72%) MS Office
2 104 (7.82%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.38%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.15%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.15%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.15%) MS Project
11 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.075%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.45%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 1 (0.075%) Maximo
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.075%) Primavera
8 1 (0.075%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.075%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.23%) Office 365
4 26 (1.95%) IaaS
5 20 (1.50%) SaaS
6 19 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.35%) PaaS
8 13 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (0.98%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.68%) Heroku
10 8 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.60%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.45%) Route 53
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.38%) Loggly
13 5 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
14 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.23%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 222 (16.69%) Firewall
2 137 (10.30%) LAN
3 134 (10.08%) DNS
4 132 (9.92%) TCP/IP
5 131 (9.85%) WAN
6 103 (7.74%) Intranet
7 97 (7.29%) VPN
8 95 (7.14%) Wireless
9 81 (6.09%) HTTP
10 76 (5.71%) MPLS
11 73 (5.49%) SSL
12 64 (4.81%) DHCP
13 52 (3.91%) Ethernet
13 52 (3.91%) Network Security
14 46 (3.46%) BGP
14 46 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
15 45 (3.38%) VoIP
16 44 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (3.01%) OSPF
18 39 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.31%) MySQL
3 40 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 25 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.35%) Endeca
9 18 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.20%) Redis
12 15 (1.13%) Big Data
13 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.75%) GIS
15 10 (0.75%) HBase
16 9 (0.68%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 85 (6.39%) Jenkins
2 69 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 59 (4.44%) JIRA
4 44 (3.31%) Selenium
5 39 (2.93%) Visual Studio
6 33 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (2.26%) WebDriver
8 29 (2.18%) Maven
9 26 (1.95%) JUnit
9 26 (1.95%) Subversion
10 25 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.73%) Vagrant
12 20 (1.50%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.35%) JMeter
14 14 (1.05%) Ant
15 11 (0.83%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.83%) Mercurial
15 11 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
16 10 (0.75%) Axure RP
17 9 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 256 (19.25%) Finance
2 140 (10.53%) Banking
3 92 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 63 (4.74%) Retail
5 56 (4.21%) Marketing
6 32 (2.41%) Publishing
7 28 (2.11%) Legal
8 22 (1.65%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.58%) Electronics
10 20 (1.50%) Back Office
10 20 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.35%) Games
12 17 (1.28%) Law
13 15 (1.13%) Advertising
14 13 (0.98%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.75%) Local Government
15 10 (0.75%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.60%) Billing
17 7 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 222 (16.69%) Developer
2 186 (13.98%) Architect
3 149 (11.20%) Analyst
4 67 (5.04%) Network Engineer
5 59 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 56 (4.21%) Administrator
7 47 (3.53%) Project Manager
8 46 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (3.23%) Designer
9 43 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 38 (2.86%) Consultant
11 35 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
12 34 (2.56%) Business Analyst
12 34 (2.56%) Security Architect
13 31 (2.33%) Technical Architect
14 30 (2.26%) Test Analyst
15 29 (2.18%) UX Designer
16 28 (2.11%) .NET Developer
17 27 (2.03%) DevOps Engineer
17 27 (2.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (15.26%) HTML
2 152 (11.43%) CSS
3 133 (10.00%) Web Services
4 107 (8.05%) XML
5 89 (6.69%) .NET
6 69 (5.19%) Spring
7 65 (4.89%) SOAP
8 55 (4.14%) jQuery
8 55 (4.14%) XSLT
9 52 (3.91%) REST
10 51 (3.83%) AngularJS
11 47 (3.53%) J2EE
11 47 (3.53%) Node.js
12 44 (3.31%) HTML5
13 41 (3.08%) Ajax
14 40 (3.01%) ASP.NET
14 40 (3.01%) Hibernate
15 38 (2.86%) RESTful
16 34 (2.56%) React
17 29 (2.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.74%) User Experience
2 94 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (6.54%) Data Centre
4 80 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 79 (5.94%) Management Information System
6 57 (4.29%) Internet of Things
7 48 (3.61%) Mobile App
8 45 (3.38%) Online Banking
9 40 (3.01%) RIA
10 34 (2.56%) Client/Server
10 34 (2.56%) Virtual Team
11 31 (2.33%) PKI
12 25 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.80%) iPad
14 19 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
14 19 (1.43%) Replication
14 19 (1.43%) W3C
15 18 (1.35%) Blackberry
15 18 (1.35%) Clustering
16 14 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 354 (26.62%) Windows
2 200 (15.04%) Linux
3 115 (8.65%) Unix
4 87 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 57 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 56 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (2.71%) Apple iOS
10 33 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (2.41%) Windows 10
12 31 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 23 (1.73%) Android
14 21 (1.58%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.35%) Solaris
16 16 (1.20%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.98%) CentOS
18 10 (0.75%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.75%) Windows Vista
19 9 (0.68%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
3 111 (8.35%) E-Commerce
4 109 (8.20%) ITIL
5 102 (7.67%) Project Management
6 101 (7.59%) Information Security
7 97 (7.29%) Scrum
8 83 (6.24%) DevOps
9 77 (5.79%) TDD
10 75 (5.64%) Open Source
11 72 (5.41%) Software Engineering
12 69 (5.19%) Migration
13 67 (5.04%) Web Development
14 62 (4.66%) Content Management
15 58 (4.36%) Analytics
16 57 (4.29%) Change Management
17 56 (4.21%) SOA
18 53 (3.98%) High Availability
19 52 (3.91%) CRM
19 52 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (15.86%) Java
2 180 (13.53%) JavaScript
3 163 (12.26%) SQL
4 115 (8.65%) Python
5 76 (5.71%) C#
6 56 (4.21%) PowerShell
7 48 (3.61%) C
8 43 (3.23%) Perl
9 39 (2.93%) Bash Shell
9 39 (2.93%) PHP
9 39 (2.93%) Ruby
10 37 (2.78%) C++
11 24 (1.80%) Scala
12 20 (1.50%) VB
13 17 (1.28%) ActionScript
14 16 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.75%) ES6
16 9 (0.68%) JCL
17 8 (0.60%) SOQL
17 8 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 170 (12.78%) Degree
2 144 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 95 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 91 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (3.68%) CCNA
6 47 (3.53%) CCNP
7 46 (3.46%) CISSP
8 39 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (2.63%) MCSE
10 26 (1.95%) CCIE
11 25 (1.88%) DV Cleared
12 24 (1.80%) MCP
13 20 (1.50%) DBS Check
14 16 (1.20%) CISM
14 16 (1.20%) PMI Certification
15 14 (1.05%) MCSA
16 13 (0.98%) ISEB
16 13 (0.98%) SANS
17 11 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
18 10 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.49%) QA
2 48 (3.61%) SLA
3 33 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.75%) PMO
7 9 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.38%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.23%) RMADS
12 2 (0.15%) COBIT
12 2 (0.15%) FATCA
12 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.15%) MiFID
13 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.075%) SEPA
System Software
1 164 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 75 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (3.91%) Docker
4 32 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.20%) XenApp
6 12 (0.90%) Firmware
6 12 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.83%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.75%) BitLocker
8 10 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.68%) KVM
9 9 (0.68%) vSphere
10 8 (0.60%) NFS
10 8 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.60%) Xen
11 7 (0.53%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.45%) NDS
Systems Management
1 55 (4.14%) Puppet
2 45 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.93%) SCCM
4 35 (2.63%) Ansible
5 22 (1.65%) Nagios
6 16 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 14 (1.05%) Graphite
8 12 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (0.90%) Terraform
9 10 (0.75%) Nexpose
10 9 (0.68%) logstash
11 8 (0.60%) Kibana
12 7 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.53%) Mesos
12 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.53%) Salt
12 7 (0.53%) WSUS
13 6 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 255 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 169 (12.71%) Cisco
3 117 (8.80%) VMware
4 108 (8.12%) Oracle
5 72 (5.41%) Citrix
6 52 (3.91%) HP
7 48 (3.61%) Red Hat
8 43 (3.23%) Google
9 41 (3.08%) Apple
9 41 (3.08%) Juniper
10 38 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 38 (2.86%) F5
11 34 (2.56%) Intel Security
12 29 (2.18%) Symantec
13 27 (2.03%) IBM
14 25 (1.88%) ATG
15 24 (1.80%) Adobe
16 23 (1.73%) Blue Coat
16 23 (1.73%) SAP
17 22 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
South West
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17.77 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £25.50 - £30.00 per hour + Perks
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Rate: Free 1 week training programme
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10.50 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago