Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 183 172
Rank change year-on-year -27 -11 -30
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,219 1,298 1,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.46% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 10.61% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 709 1,050
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £190 £205 £213
90th Percentile £631 £577 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £422
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.73% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 129 88
England median hourly rate £15.30 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.57% -10.76% +21.35%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.70 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.50 £43.33
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £17.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year -12.57% -10.76% +21.35%

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 12,578 12,232 15,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.47% 13.76% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,718 7,379 9,506
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £208 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 680 695
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.32 £11.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -14 549 £450 - 174
South East -17 262 £400 +6.67% 108
North of England -36 150 £375 -8.81% 101
East of England -8 96 £450 +40.63% 42
Midlands -15 94 £325 -13.33% 50
North West -10 73 £400 - 60
West Midlands +7 66 £320 -11.72% 30
South West -51 61 £355 -7.79% 35
Yorkshire -33 56 £375 -12.79% 32
East Midlands -29 29 £358 -27.04% 20
North East -2 21 £351 -21.94% 9
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 292 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (23.87%) Windows
3 244 (20.02%) Microsoft
4 231 (18.95%) Finance
5 211 (17.31%) Firewall
6 192 (15.75%) SQL
7 174 (14.27%) Cisco
8 173 (14.19%) Active Directory
9 170 (13.95%) DNS
10 167 (13.70%) JavaScript
11 160 (13.13%) WAN
12 158 (12.96%) Security Cleared
13 156 (12.80%) Linux
14 151 (12.39%) HTML
15 149 (12.22%) ITIL
16 128 (10.50%) TCP/IP
17 127 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
18 125 (10.25%) Java
18 125 (10.25%) LAN
19 121 (9.93%) Unix
20 120 (9.84%) Python
21 118 (9.68%) SC Cleared
22 117 (9.60%) VPN
23 115 (9.43%) CSS
24 112 (9.19%) .NET
24 112 (9.19%) Telecoms
25 110 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
25 110 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
26 105 (8.61%) Scrum
27 104 (8.53%) 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 81 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 77 (6.32%) IIS
3 44 (3.61%) Apache
4 38 (3.12%) Confluence
5 36 (2.95%) nginx
6 35 (2.87%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (1.15%) CMS
9 13 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.98%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.74%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.57%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.57%) JBoss
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 110 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.82%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.57%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
9 2 (0.16%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.082%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) RMDS
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.082%) Actimize
5 1 (0.082%) HFM
5 1 (0.082%) Magento
5 1 (0.082%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.082%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 110 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (5.33%) Office 365
4 53 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (1.56%) GitHub
7 18 (1.48%) IaaS
7 18 (1.48%) SaaS
8 17 (1.39%) PaaS
9 16 (1.31%) Serverless
10 13 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.82%) G Suite
12 7 (0.57%) Akamai
12 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.33%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.33%) Slack
14 4 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 211 (17.31%) Firewall
2 170 (13.95%) DNS
3 160 (13.13%) WAN
4 128 (10.50%) TCP/IP
5 125 (10.25%) LAN
6 117 (9.60%) VPN
7 92 (7.55%) SSL
8 77 (6.32%) Intranet
9 75 (6.15%) MPLS
10 66 (5.41%) Network Security
10 66 (5.41%) Wireless
11 61 (5.00%) DHCP
12 54 (4.43%) HTTP
13 52 (4.27%) BGP
14 44 (3.61%) IPsec
15 39 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (3.12%) VoIP
17 37 (3.04%) OSPF
18 32 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.76%) MySQL
3 43 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 34 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.64%) Big Data
8 14 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.74%) Impala
11 7 (0.57%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.57%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.57%) Pentaho
11 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.49%) Power BI
12 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 99 (8.12%) Jenkins
2 89 (7.30%) Git (software)
3 64 (5.25%) JIRA
4 40 (3.28%) Selenium
5 34 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (2.79%) Visual Studio
6 26 (2.13%) WebDriver
7 24 (1.97%) Artifactory
8 21 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 21 (1.72%) Maven
9 17 (1.39%) MSI
10 14 (1.15%) AdminStudio
10 14 (1.15%) Jasmine
10 14 (1.15%) SoapUI
11 12 (0.98%) Vagrant
12 11 (0.90%) Hudson
13 10 (0.82%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.74%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.74%) JMeter
14 9 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 231 (18.95%) Finance
2 112 (9.19%) Telecoms
3 77 (6.32%) Banking
4 53 (4.35%) Law
5 48 (3.94%) Retail
6 37 (3.04%) Marketing
7 27 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.97%) Legal
9 20 (1.64%) Back Office
10 17 (1.39%) Electronics
10 17 (1.39%) Publishing
11 16 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.90%) Automotive
13 10 (0.82%) Games
14 9 (0.74%) Interactive Media
15 8 (0.66%) Advertising
16 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.57%) Military
17 6 (0.49%) German Language
17 6 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 198 (16.24%) Developer
2 187 (15.34%) Analyst
3 117 (9.60%) Architect
4 82 (6.73%) Network Engineer
5 55 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 54 (4.43%) Project Manager
7 52 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 47 (3.86%) Service Analyst
9 45 (3.69%) Service Desk Analyst
10 39 (3.20%) Desktop Support
10 39 (3.20%) Support Analyst
11 34 (2.79%) Business Analyst
12 32 (2.63%) .NET Developer
12 32 (2.63%) Security Engineer
13 31 (2.54%) Consultant
13 31 (2.54%) React Developer
14 30 (2.46%) C# Developer
15 29 (2.38%) Administrator
15 29 (2.38%) Security Analyst
16 27 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (12.39%) HTML
2 115 (9.43%) CSS
3 112 (9.19%) .NET
4 98 (8.04%) Web Services
5 70 (5.74%) HTML5
6 66 (5.41%) REST
7 64 (5.25%) XML
8 58 (4.76%) React
9 44 (3.61%) jQuery
10 42 (3.45%) CSS3
11 40 (3.28%) SOAP
12 39 (3.20%) AngularJS
13 36 (2.95%) JSON
14 34 (2.79%) .NET Framework
15 32 (2.63%) Node.js
16 28 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
16 28 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
17 27 (2.21%) ASP.NET
18 24 (1.97%) RESTful
19 23 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.97%) Data Centre
3 72 (5.91%) Internet of Things
4 65 (5.33%) User Experience
5 50 (4.10%) Client/Server
5 50 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 45 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 43 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
8 39 (3.20%) PKI
9 35 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 33 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
11 26 (2.13%) Online Banking
12 21 (1.72%) NHS
12 21 (1.72%) RIA
13 20 (1.64%) Public Cloud
14 19 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
15 16 (1.31%) Clustering
16 15 (1.23%) Replication
16 15 (1.23%) Smartphone
17 14 (1.15%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 291 (23.87%) Windows
2 156 (12.80%) Linux
3 121 (9.93%) Unix
4 89 (7.30%) Windows Server
5 81 (6.64%) Windows 7
6 67 (5.50%) Windows 10
7 53 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 51 (4.18%) Android
9 36 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (2.79%) Solaris
11 32 (2.63%) Windows XP
12 29 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.15%) Windows 8
15 13 (1.07%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.98%) SUSE
17 10 (0.82%) CentOS
17 10 (0.82%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.74%) HPUX
18 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (12.22%) ITIL
3 127 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
4 105 (8.61%) Scrum
5 104 (8.53%) Migration
6 92 (7.55%) DevOps
7 91 (7.47%) TDD
8 76 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (6.07%) Test Automation
10 73 (5.99%) Project Management
11 71 (5.82%) Open Source
12 70 (5.74%) Configuration Management
13 68 (5.58%) Data Protection
13 68 (5.58%) E-Commerce
14 63 (5.17%) SDLC
14 63 (5.17%) Web Development
15 59 (4.84%) Load Balancing
15 59 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 57 (4.68%) Information Security
17 56 (4.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 192 (15.75%) SQL
2 167 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 125 (10.25%) Java
4 120 (9.84%) Python
5 97 (7.96%) C#
6 83 (6.81%) PowerShell
7 61 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 56 (4.59%) Ruby
9 52 (4.27%) Perl
10 43 (3.53%) C
11 32 (2.63%) C++
12 30 (2.46%) PHP
13 26 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.89%) ES6
14 23 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.64%) VBScript
16 17 (1.39%) VB
17 16 (1.31%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.07%) Apple Swift
19 12 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 158 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 118 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 95 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (6.23%) Degree
5 64 (5.25%) CCNP
6 54 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (4.27%) CCNA
8 41 (3.36%) DV Cleared
9 33 (2.71%) MCSE
10 29 (2.38%) CCIE
11 27 (2.21%) MCSA
12 21 (1.72%) CISSP
13 20 (1.64%) CCDP
14 19 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (1.56%) ISEB
15 15 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (1.07%) MCP
17 12 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.74%) ISTQB
19 8 (0.66%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.00%) QA
2 59 (4.84%) GDPR
3 25 (2.05%) SLA
4 15 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.82%) PMO
7 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
7 5 (0.41%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.25%) COBIT
8 3 (0.25%) RMADS
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.16%) WCAG
10 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.082%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.082%) PSD2
10 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 173 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 85 (6.97%) Docker
3 60 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.72%) vSphere
5 20 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (1.31%) etcd
8 16 (1.31%) flannel
9 15 (1.23%) ProxySG
9 15 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.90%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.90%) XenApp
11 10 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.66%) iptables
12 8 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.49%) Firmware
14 5 (0.41%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.41%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (5.58%) SCCM
2 58 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 56 (4.59%) Puppet
4 53 (4.35%) Ansible
5 31 (2.54%) Terraform
6 26 (2.13%) HAProxy
7 22 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 16 (1.31%) logstash
9 16 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
9 16 (1.31%) rkt
10 15 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
10 15 (1.23%) WSUS
11 14 (1.15%) SCOM
12 13 (1.07%) Grafana
13 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (0.90%) OpenView
15 10 (0.82%) OVSD
16 9 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
16 9 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 244 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 174 (14.27%) Cisco
3 80 (6.56%) VMware
4 70 (5.74%) CheckPoint
5 66 (5.41%) Citrix
6 63 (5.17%) Oracle
7 60 (4.92%) Juniper
8 52 (4.27%) HP
9 42 (3.45%) F5
9 42 (3.45%) Palo Alto
10 32 (2.63%) Blue Coat
10 32 (2.63%) McAfee
11 28 (2.30%) SAP
11 28 (2.30%) Splunk
12 27 (2.21%) Aruba
12 27 (2.21%) Google
13 26 (2.13%) IBM
14 20 (1.64%) Adobe
14 20 (1.64%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.31%) Symantec