Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 212 207
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -35
Contract jobs citing Internet 750 1,205 1,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.34% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 10.45% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 690 754
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £159 £205 £170
90th Percentile £588 £588 £622
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 96 91
England median hourly rate £19.00 £15.30 £13.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.18% +17.11% -31.24%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £27.25 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £15.30 £13.28
% change year-on-year +24.18% +15.19% -26.72%

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 8,183 11,527 12,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.25% 12.80% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,956 7,026 7,582
England median daily rate £415 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £184 £200 £192
90th Percentile £600 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 508 625
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.28 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £18.70 £19.58
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.49% -8.93%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +23 311 £456 +1.39% 130
South East +5 163 £413 -10.81% 88
North of England +14 82 £425 +1.19% 109
East of England 0 78 £400 +27.49% 47
Midlands -2 72 £363 -14.71% 68
West Midlands +23 50 £363 -14.71% 50
North West +10 50 £418 +10.60% 58
South West -11 45 £450 +5.88% 40
Yorkshire +26 25 £450 +5.88% 44
East Midlands +14 22 £338 -26.03% 18
North East +6 7 £188 -56.65% 7
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 247 (32.93%) Windows
2 165 (22.00%) Firewall
3 161 (21.47%) VPN
4 157 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 141 (18.80%) Security Cleared
6 130 (17.33%) WAN
7 129 (17.20%) Cisco
8 127 (16.93%) Microsoft Office
9 125 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 125 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 112 (14.93%) DNS
11 109 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
12 108 (14.40%) TCP/IP
13 105 (14.00%) LAN
13 105 (14.00%) Telecoms
14 97 (12.93%) Azure
15 80 (10.67%) Linux
15 80 (10.67%) Finance
16 79 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
17 77 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
18 74 (9.87%) BGP
18 74 (9.87%) Office 365
19 73 (9.73%) HP
19 73 (9.73%) Migration
19 73 (9.73%) Wireless
20 72 (9.60%) MPLS
21 71 (9.47%) CCNP
22 70 (9.33%) Windows 10
23 69 (9.20%) Project Management
24 68 (9.07%) Degree

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 41 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.40%) IIS
4 21 (2.80%) Confluence
5 20 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (2.40%) Skype for Business
7 16 (2.13%) Apache
7 16 (2.13%) CMS
8 12 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.80%) Jetty
11 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.53%) JBoss
13 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 127 (16.93%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 32 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (3.87%) MS Visio
5 23 (3.07%) Acrobat
6 15 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.27%) Sketch
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) Shopify
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 97 (12.93%) Azure
2 74 (9.87%) Office 365
3 43 (5.73%) AWS
4 32 (4.27%) SaaS
5 29 (3.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (3.87%) PaaS
6 27 (3.60%) IaaS
7 25 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (3.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 12 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.20%) GCP
10 9 (1.20%) Route 53
11 7 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.93%) Serverless
12 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.80%) GitHub
13 5 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
13 5 (0.67%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.53%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 165 (22.00%) Firewall
2 161 (21.47%) VPN
3 130 (17.33%) WAN
4 112 (14.93%) DNS
5 108 (14.40%) TCP/IP
6 105 (14.00%) LAN
7 74 (9.87%) BGP
8 73 (9.73%) Wireless
9 72 (9.60%) MPLS
10 52 (6.93%) Wi-Fi
11 51 (6.80%) Ethernet
12 45 (6.00%) OSPF
13 43 (5.73%) Network Security
14 38 (5.07%) IPsec
15 36 (4.80%) DHCP
15 36 (4.80%) EIGRP
16 35 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
16 35 (4.67%) VoIP
17 34 (4.53%) Intranet
18 28 (3.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.47%) Big Data
3 10 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.20%) MySQL
4 9 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.80%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.67%) Power BI
9 4 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.53%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (5.47%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.67%) JIRA
3 22 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (1.33%) Selenium
6 9 (1.20%) gulp
7 8 (1.07%) Gradle
7 8 (1.07%) Maven
8 7 (0.93%) Mockito
9 6 (0.80%) Grunt
9 6 (0.80%) Hudson
9 6 (0.80%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.80%) JUnit
9 6 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (0.80%) Protractor
9 6 (0.80%) Rational Quality Manager
9 6 (0.80%) Subversion
9 6 (0.80%) webpack
10 4 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 105 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 80 (10.67%) Finance
3 58 (7.73%) Public Sector
4 31 (4.13%) Military
5 26 (3.47%) Banking
6 22 (2.93%) Legal
7 17 (2.27%) Automotive
8 13 (1.73%) Retail
9 12 (1.60%) Marketing
10 10 (1.33%) Multimedia
11 9 (1.20%) Law
12 7 (0.93%) Local Government
12 7 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.67%) Advertising
13 5 (0.67%) Games
14 4 (0.53%) Back Office
14 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.40%) Billing
15 3 (0.40%) Electronics
16 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 92 (12.27%) Network Engineer
2 85 (11.33%) Developer
3 77 (10.27%) Architect
4 69 (9.20%) Analyst
5 34 (4.53%) Service Analyst
5 34 (4.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 34 (4.53%) Support Engineer
6 26 (3.47%) Consultant
7 24 (3.20%) Desktop Support
8 23 (3.07%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (2.67%) Project Manager
9 20 (2.67%) Service Desk Support
10 19 (2.53%) Designer
11 18 (2.40%) 1st Line Support
12 16 (2.13%) Java Developer
12 16 (2.13%) Python Developer
13 15 (2.00%) Administrator
13 15 (2.00%) Network Architect
14 14 (1.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.27%) Web Services
2 36 (4.80%) HTML
3 30 (4.00%) CSS
4 23 (3.07%) .NET
4 23 (3.07%) 802.1X
5 21 (2.80%) Spring
6 19 (2.53%) Node.js
7 18 (2.40%) XML
8 15 (2.00%) jQuery
9 14 (1.87%) AngularJS
9 14 (1.87%) RESTful
10 12 (1.60%) React
11 11 (1.47%) Ajax
12 10 (1.33%) REST
13 9 (1.20%) Vue.js
14 8 (1.07%) ASP.NET
15 7 (0.93%) Flask
15 7 (0.93%) JSON
15 7 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
15 7 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.73%) Data Centre
2 49 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.67%) User Experience
4 30 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.87%) Internet of Things
6 27 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (3.47%) Blackberry
8 25 (3.33%) Replication
9 23 (3.07%) CCTV
10 20 (2.67%) PDA
10 20 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (2.13%) PKI
12 14 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.73%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.47%) IPTV
16 10 (1.33%) ASIC
16 10 (1.33%) Driving Licence
16 10 (1.33%) RIA
17 9 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 247 (32.93%) Windows
2 80 (10.67%) Linux
3 70 (9.33%) Windows 10
4 67 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 58 (7.73%) Windows Server
6 51 (6.80%) Windows XP
7 41 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.67%) Windows 2000
10 20 (2.67%) Windows Vista
11 16 (2.13%) Unix
12 15 (2.00%) Android
13 12 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.80%) Solaris
15 5 (0.67%) CentOS
15 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (9.73%) Migration
4 69 (9.20%) Project Management
5 67 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
6 66 (8.80%) DevOps
7 58 (7.73%) Information Security
8 56 (7.47%) ITIL
9 51 (6.80%) Scrum
10 47 (6.27%) Network Management
11 45 (6.00%) Software Engineering
12 42 (5.60%) TDD
13 41 (5.47%) Computer Science
14 39 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (5.20%) Project Delivery
15 35 (4.67%) Incident Management
15 35 (4.67%) Test Automation
16 34 (4.53%) Change Management
17 33 (4.40%) Service Delivery
18 32 (4.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 66 (8.80%) Python
2 63 (8.40%) SQL
3 62 (8.27%) C
4 56 (7.47%) Java
5 45 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 38 (5.07%) JavaScript
7 35 (4.67%) C++
8 23 (3.07%) C#
9 21 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.00%) PHP
10 15 (2.00%) Ruby
11 9 (1.20%) Embedded C
12 6 (0.80%) Embedded C++
12 6 (0.80%) Perl
12 6 (0.80%) Scala
13 5 (0.67%) Go
13 5 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 125 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 79 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (9.47%) CCNP
5 68 (9.07%) Degree
6 39 (5.20%) CCNA
6 39 (5.20%) DV Cleared
7 25 (3.33%) BC Cleared
8 24 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 21 (2.80%) CCIE
10 15 (2.00%) CISSP
11 14 (1.87%) CCDP
12 12 (1.60%) CCIP
12 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (1.20%) CISM
15 8 (1.07%) GIAC
16 7 (0.93%) CCDA
17 6 (0.80%) APMP
17 6 (0.80%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.07%) SLA
2 21 (2.80%) QA
3 11 (1.47%) GDPR
3 11 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.47%) PMO
4 6 (0.80%) JTAG
5 4 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.53%) P3O
6 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.40%) WCAG
7 2 (0.27%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.27%) HL7
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.27%) NIST
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) TARGET2
System Software
1 125 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.27%) Docker
5 12 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.33%) Firmware
8 8 (1.07%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.07%) vSphere
9 4 (0.53%) NFS
10 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.27%) LXC
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.27%) Snort
11 2 (0.27%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.27%) XenApp
12 1 (0.13%) HDFS
12 1 (0.13%) IAG
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (4.53%) OpenView
2 25 (3.33%) OVSD
3 21 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (2.67%) ServiceCenter
4 20 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 19 (2.53%) SCCM
6 16 (2.13%) Ansible
6 16 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 14 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.73%) Terraform
9 10 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.07%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.93%) Puppet
13 5 (0.67%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.67%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.53%) FTK
Vendors
1 157 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 129 (17.20%) Cisco
3 73 (9.73%) HP
4 40 (5.33%) Oracle
5 38 (5.07%) Juniper
6 37 (4.93%) Google
7 34 (4.53%) VMware
8 32 (4.27%) Palo Alto
9 30 (4.00%) Apple
10 27 (3.60%) CheckPoint
11 26 (3.47%) Adobe
12 25 (3.33%) F5
13 24 (3.20%) Remedy
14 20 (2.67%) Bomgar
14 20 (2.67%) Peregrine
15 18 (2.40%) Citrix
15 18 (2.40%) Red Hat
16 16 (2.13%) SolarWinds
17 13 (1.73%) Aruba
18 12 (1.60%) Fortinet