Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 198 175
Rank change year-on-year -16 -23 -29
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,230 1,228 1,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.34% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.85% 9.77% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 708 1,031
England median daily rate £425 £409 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% -3.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £184 £170 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £598
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.02% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 119 106
England median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.27% -14.20% +13.12%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.96 £10.20
90th Percentile £27.25 £40.00 £41.28
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £16.45 £19.23
% change year-on-year -7.01% -14.44% +13.12%

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 12,493 12,563 14,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.23% 13.75% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,561 7,726 9,208
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 654 738
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.64 £11.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -1.63% -15.41% +14.18%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -36 477 £450 - 177
South East +18 306 £428 +15.68% 110
North of England -7 152 £400 -5.88% 100
East of England +23 112 £438 +32.58% 59
Midlands -16 112 £360 -4.00% 70
North West +6 81 £400 +12.28% 71
West Midlands +3 74 £365 +0.69% 47
South West -17 59 £355 -5.33% 46
Yorkshire -21 54 £423 -1.74% 19
East Midlands +2 38 £325 -31.58% 23
North East +9 17 £363 -28.04% 10
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 328 (26.67%) Windows
2 278 (22.60%) Microsoft
3 241 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
4 236 (19.19%) Firewall
5 196 (15.93%) Finance
6 187 (15.20%) Cisco
6 187 (15.20%) Active Directory
7 182 (14.80%) WAN
8 169 (13.74%) ITIL
8 169 (13.74%) SQL
9 166 (13.50%) JavaScript
10 160 (13.01%) Linux
11 157 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
12 153 (12.44%) HTML
13 150 (12.20%) DNS
14 148 (12.03%) Security Cleared
15 138 (11.22%) TCP/IP
16 133 (10.81%) CSS
17 131 (10.65%) LAN
18 130 (10.57%) Python
19 118 (9.59%) VPN
19 118 (9.59%) Migration
20 116 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
21 114 (9.27%) Data Protection
22 111 (9.02%) Unix
22 111 (9.02%) Java
23 108 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
24 107 (8.70%) Scrum
24 107 (8.70%) SC Cleared
25 103 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure

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 93 (7.56%) IIS
2 75 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 51 (4.15%) Apache
4 35 (2.85%) MS Exchange
5 23 (1.87%) Apache Spark
5 23 (1.87%) Confluence
6 21 (1.71%) nginx
7 18 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
8 16 (1.30%) CMS
9 13 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.49%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.49%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 116 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.81%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.33%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.33%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.24%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (0.24%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.081%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.081%) HipChat
10 1 (0.081%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.081%) Actimize
4 1 (0.081%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.081%) HFM
4 1 (0.081%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.081%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.081%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.081%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 103 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (6.10%) Office 365
4 30 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (1.46%) SaaS
7 17 (1.38%) IaaS
8 16 (1.30%) PaaS
9 13 (1.06%) GitHub
10 11 (0.89%) Akamai
11 10 (0.81%) Serverless
12 9 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.73%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.65%) G Suite
14 6 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.33%) Datadog
16 4 (0.33%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 236 (19.19%) Firewall
2 182 (14.80%) WAN
3 150 (12.20%) DNS
4 138 (11.22%) TCP/IP
5 131 (10.65%) LAN
6 118 (9.59%) VPN
7 95 (7.72%) Intranet
7 95 (7.72%) Wireless
8 76 (6.18%) SSL
9 73 (5.93%) HTTP
10 71 (5.77%) Network Security
11 70 (5.69%) MPLS
12 61 (4.96%) DHCP
13 60 (4.88%) BGP
14 48 (3.90%) VoIP
15 46 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
16 42 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
17 39 (3.17%) IPsec
17 39 (3.17%) OSPF
18 31 (2.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.85%) Big Data
4 32 (2.60%) MySQL
5 27 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 23 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.46%) Apache Hive
7 18 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.22%) Flink
10 9 (0.73%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.65%) Impala
11 8 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.57%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 81 (6.59%) Jenkins
3 57 (4.63%) JIRA
4 40 (3.25%) Selenium
5 37 (3.01%) Visual Studio
6 35 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (2.03%) WebDriver
8 24 (1.95%) Maven
9 21 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.06%) Bitbucket
10 13 (1.06%) MSI
10 13 (1.06%) Subversion
11 12 (0.98%) AdminStudio
12 11 (0.89%) Hudson
12 11 (0.89%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.89%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.81%) InstallShield
13 10 (0.81%) Jasmine
13 10 (0.81%) Vagrant
14 9 (0.73%) JUnit
General
1 196 (15.93%) Finance
2 102 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 90 (7.32%) Law
4 71 (5.77%) Banking
5 45 (3.66%) Retail
6 31 (2.52%) Legal
7 24 (1.95%) Marketing
8 18 (1.46%) Publishing
9 16 (1.30%) Back Office
9 16 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.98%) Games
11 11 (0.89%) Automotive
11 11 (0.89%) Electronics
12 10 (0.81%) Interactive Media
13 7 (0.57%) Billing
13 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.49%) German Language
14 6 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 210 (17.07%) Developer
2 190 (15.45%) Analyst
3 118 (9.59%) Architect
4 93 (7.56%) Network Engineer
5 63 (5.12%) Service Analyst
6 62 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 46 (3.74%) Project Manager
7 46 (3.74%) Support Engineer
8 38 (3.09%) Desktop Support
9 36 (2.93%) Consultant
9 36 (2.93%) Support Analyst
10 35 (2.85%) .NET Developer
11 33 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 33 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 32 (2.60%) Security Engineer
13 31 (2.52%) Business Analyst
14 30 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
14 30 (2.44%) Software Engineer
15 27 (2.20%) Administrator
16 26 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (12.44%) HTML
2 133 (10.81%) CSS
3 95 (7.72%) Web Services
4 93 (7.56%) .NET
5 62 (5.04%) XML
6 61 (4.96%) React
7 60 (4.88%) HTML5
8 53 (4.31%) jQuery
9 51 (4.15%) REST
10 45 (3.66%) AngularJS
11 44 (3.58%) CSS3
12 36 (2.93%) ASP.NET
13 33 (2.68%) .NET Framework
14 31 (2.52%) LAMP
15 30 (2.44%) JSON
16 28 (2.28%) Ajax
16 28 (2.28%) RESTful
16 28 (2.28%) SOAP
17 27 (2.20%) Node.js
18 26 (2.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 108 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 72 (5.85%) Internet of Things
4 60 (4.88%) User Experience
5 54 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 43 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 36 (2.93%) Client/Server
9 35 (2.85%) Management Information System
10 34 (2.76%) PKI
11 24 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (1.95%) NHS
12 23 (1.87%) Online Banking
12 23 (1.87%) RIA
13 18 (1.46%) iPhone
14 17 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.30%) Blackberry
15 16 (1.30%) Public Cloud
15 16 (1.30%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 328 (26.67%) Windows
2 160 (13.01%) Linux
3 111 (9.02%) Unix
4 99 (8.05%) Windows Server
5 84 (6.83%) Windows 7
6 78 (6.34%) Windows 10
7 52 (4.23%) Apple iOS
8 44 (3.58%) Android
9 33 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (2.60%) Windows XP
11 29 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (2.11%) Solaris
13 23 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (1.30%) Windows Vista
16 14 (1.14%) SUSE
17 13 (1.06%) CentOS
17 13 (1.06%) Mac OS X
17 13 (1.06%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (13.74%) ITIL
3 157 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
4 118 (9.59%) Migration
5 114 (9.27%) Data Protection
6 107 (8.70%) Scrum
7 88 (7.15%) TDD
8 86 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (6.42%) Web Development
10 77 (6.26%) DevOps
11 64 (5.20%) Test Automation
12 61 (4.96%) Kalman Filter
13 59 (4.80%) Software Engineering
14 58 (4.72%) Analytics
14 58 (4.72%) SDLC
15 56 (4.55%) E-Commerce
16 55 (4.47%) Open Source
17 54 (4.39%) Configuration Management
17 54 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 51 (4.15%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 169 (13.74%) SQL
2 166 (13.50%) JavaScript
3 130 (10.57%) Python
4 111 (9.02%) Java
5 83 (6.75%) C#
6 74 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 52 (4.23%) Perl
8 44 (3.58%) C
9 43 (3.50%) Ruby
10 37 (3.01%) Bash Shell
11 35 (2.85%) PHP
12 32 (2.60%) Shell Script
13 26 (2.11%) C++
14 23 (1.87%) ES6
15 20 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.63%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.63%) VBScript
16 13 (1.06%) VB
17 11 (0.89%) Apple Swift
18 10 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 107 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 98 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (5.37%) CCNP
5 66 (5.37%) Degree
6 54 (4.39%) MCSE
7 42 (3.41%) CCNA
8 37 (3.01%) DV Cleared
9 30 (2.44%) MCSA
10 26 (2.11%) CCIE
11 23 (1.87%) CISSP
12 19 (1.54%) MCP
13 18 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
14 17 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (1.14%) CCDP
16 13 (1.06%) ISEB
16 13 (1.06%) ISTQB
17 12 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
17 12 (0.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.40%) GDPR
2 59 (4.80%) QA
3 24 (1.95%) SLA
4 12 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
6 7 (0.57%) WCAG
7 6 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.49%) PMO
8 3 (0.24%) COBIT
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.24%) RMADS
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.16%) TickIT
10 1 (0.081%) GAMP
10 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 187 (15.20%) Active Directory
2 79 (6.42%) Docker
3 56 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.71%) ProxySG
5 19 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.06%) VirtualBox
6 13 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.98%) XenApp
8 11 (0.89%) vSphere
9 10 (0.81%) iptables
10 9 (0.73%) KVM
11 7 (0.57%) etcd
11 7 (0.57%) flannel
11 7 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.41%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 73 (5.93%) SCCM
2 47 (3.82%) Ansible
3 46 (3.74%) Kubernetes
4 44 (3.58%) Puppet
5 33 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.71%) Terraform
7 17 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (0.98%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.81%) OpenView
9 10 (0.81%) SCOM
9 10 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.73%) OVSD
10 9 (0.73%) WSUS
11 8 (0.65%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.57%) CFEngine
12 7 (0.57%) logstash
12 7 (0.57%) rkt
12 7 (0.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 278 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 187 (15.20%) Cisco
3 76 (6.18%) Citrix
4 73 (5.93%) VMware
5 71 (5.77%) Juniper
6 69 (5.61%) CheckPoint
7 68 (5.53%) Oracle
8 54 (4.39%) F5
9 50 (4.07%) Blue Coat
10 49 (3.98%) McAfee
11 45 (3.66%) HP
12 43 (3.50%) Palo Alto
13 35 (2.85%) Splunk
14 33 (2.68%) Aruba
15 32 (2.60%) Adobe
16 31 (2.52%) Google
16 31 (2.52%) Red Hat
17 24 (1.95%) IBM
18 23 (1.87%) Fortinet
19 20 (1.63%) SAP