Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 168 147
Rank change year-on-year -31 -21 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,275 1,372 1,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.60% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 11.25% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 859 997
England median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £181
90th Percentile £631 £578 £600
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 91 78
England median hourly rate £14.08 £16.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.98% -14.84% +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.50 £38.12
UK median hourly rate £14.46 £17.32 £19.00
% change year-on-year -16.51% -8.84% +11.76%

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 12,307 12,196 14,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.28% 14.20% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,626 7,430 8,589
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £217
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +2.91% +0.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 665 647
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.90
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% -12.00% +13.64%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -8 633 £450 - 198
South East -18 251 £368 -2.00% 100
North of England -61 131 £375 -6.25% 93
Midlands +12 110 £325 -16.13% 67
East of England -19 82 £325 +8.33% 50
West Midlands +30 78 £338 -25.00% 40
South West -56 71 £340 -9.33% 59
North West -34 66 £375 -6.25% 62
Yorkshire -55 55 £425 +1.80% 24
East Midlands +2 33 £288 -23.33% 27
North East +19 11 £376 +1.69% 7
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 336 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (21.10%) Windows
3 256 (20.08%) Finance
4 230 (18.04%) Firewall
5 216 (16.94%) Microsoft
6 194 (15.22%) SQL
7 178 (13.96%) Java
7 178 (13.96%) Linux
7 178 (13.96%) Cisco
8 177 (13.88%) Security Cleared
9 158 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
10 157 (12.31%) WAN
11 154 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
12 152 (11.92%) SC Cleared
13 145 (11.37%) DNS
14 143 (11.22%) ITIL
15 139 (10.90%) JavaScript
15 139 (10.90%) LAN
16 138 (10.82%) DevOps
17 136 (10.67%) Python
18 135 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
19 133 (10.43%) Web Services
20 130 (10.20%) Active Directory
21 123 (9.65%) HTML
21 123 (9.65%) Jenkins
22 122 (9.57%) Unix
23 119 (9.33%) VPN
24 118 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
25 114 (8.94%) Degree
26 113 (8.86%) TCP/IP

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 85 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.29%) Apache
2 42 (3.29%) Confluence
3 39 (3.06%) IIS
4 36 (2.82%) CMS
5 34 (2.67%) MS Exchange
6 30 (2.35%) nginx
7 22 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.57%) JBoss
8 20 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
9 19 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.18%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.02%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.86%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.63%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.63%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 135 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.24%) SPSS
8 2 (0.16%) Flinto
9 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.078%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
4 19 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (1.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 19 (1.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 19 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.39%) RMDS
8 4 (0.31%) Workfront
9 3 (0.24%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.24%) Radian6
10 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.16%) Movex
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 154 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.02%) Office 365
4 52 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (2.27%) IaaS
6 26 (2.04%) SaaS
7 24 (1.88%) PaaS
8 21 (1.65%) GitHub
8 21 (1.65%) Google Analytics
9 14 (1.10%) Serverless
10 13 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.94%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
13 9 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.63%) AdWords
14 8 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.63%) Slack
15 6 (0.47%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 230 (18.04%) Firewall
2 157 (12.31%) WAN
3 145 (11.37%) DNS
4 139 (10.90%) LAN
5 119 (9.33%) VPN
6 113 (8.86%) TCP/IP
7 111 (8.71%) SSL
8 71 (5.57%) MPLS
9 70 (5.49%) HTTP
10 69 (5.41%) Intranet
11 66 (5.18%) Wireless
12 63 (4.94%) DHCP
13 62 (4.86%) Network Security
14 45 (3.53%) OSPF
15 44 (3.45%) BGP
16 37 (2.90%) IPsec
17 34 (2.67%) SAN
18 31 (2.43%) SMTP
19 30 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.25%) MySQL
3 65 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 42 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.12%) Hadoop
8 25 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.88%) Big Data
10 22 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.10%) HBase
15 13 (1.02%) MarkLogic
15 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.02%) Redis
16 11 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
17 10 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 123 (9.65%) Jenkins
2 97 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 73 (5.73%) JIRA
4 40 (3.14%) Selenium
5 38 (2.98%) JUnit
6 36 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (2.35%) Artifactory
8 28 (2.20%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.20%) Maven
8 28 (2.20%) WebDriver
9 21 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 21 (1.65%) Jasmine
9 21 (1.65%) Mocha
10 20 (1.57%) Visual Studio
11 19 (1.49%) Appium
11 19 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (1.41%) Subversion
13 17 (1.33%) Mockito
14 15 (1.18%) Gradle
14 15 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 256 (20.08%) Finance
2 102 (8.00%) Banking
3 83 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.08%) Retail
5 36 (2.82%) Marketing
6 32 (2.51%) Publishing
7 26 (2.04%) Billing
7 26 (2.04%) Legal
8 24 (1.88%) Back Office
9 23 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.25%) Games
12 15 (1.18%) Advertising
12 15 (1.18%) Electronics
13 14 (1.10%) German Language
14 11 (0.86%) French Language
15 10 (0.78%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.71%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.55%) Automotive
18 6 (0.47%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 195 (15.29%) Analyst
2 180 (14.12%) Developer
3 125 (9.80%) Architect
4 97 (7.61%) Network Engineer
5 84 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 58 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 56 (4.39%) Consultant
8 53 (4.16%) Support Analyst
9 49 (3.84%) Project Manager
10 47 (3.69%) Java Developer
10 47 (3.69%) Security Engineer
11 44 (3.45%) Security Architect
12 40 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 39 (3.06%) Service Analyst
14 37 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.82%) C# Developer
15 36 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
16 34 (2.67%) Desktop Support
17 33 (2.59%) Administrator
18 30 (2.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (10.43%) Web Services
2 123 (9.65%) HTML
3 101 (7.92%) XML
4 95 (7.45%) .NET
5 85 (6.67%) CSS
6 79 (6.20%) REST
7 55 (4.31%) JSON
8 54 (4.24%) SOAP
9 53 (4.16%) Spring
10 52 (4.08%) HTML5
11 51 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 43 (3.37%) Node.js
13 36 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
14 35 (2.75%) jQuery
15 33 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
16 31 (2.43%) J2EE
17 30 (2.35%) RESTful
18 29 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
19 27 (2.12%) CSS3
20 26 (2.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 58 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 58 (4.55%) User Experience
4 50 (3.92%) Internet of Things
5 48 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
6 36 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 36 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.96%) Online Banking
9 22 (1.73%) PKI
10 21 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (1.49%) Replication
12 18 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (1.33%) Smartphone
14 16 (1.25%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.18%) RIA
16 13 (1.02%) iPad
17 12 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 269 (21.10%) Windows
2 178 (13.96%) Linux
3 122 (9.57%) Unix
4 92 (7.22%) Windows 7
5 74 (5.80%) Windows Server
6 62 (4.86%) Windows 10
7 54 (4.24%) Android
8 44 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (3.29%) Apple iOS
10 40 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (2.59%) Windows XP
12 31 (2.43%) Solaris
13 27 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (1.41%) Mac OS X
16 16 (1.25%) HPUX
16 16 (1.25%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.94%) CentOS
18 8 (0.63%) AIX
19 5 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
3 143 (11.22%) ITIL
4 138 (10.82%) DevOps
5 99 (7.76%) Open Source
6 96 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
6 96 (7.53%) Project Management
7 92 (7.22%) Test Automation
8 86 (6.75%) E-Commerce
9 84 (6.59%) TDD
10 76 (5.96%) Scrum
11 74 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
12 66 (5.18%) Migration
13 64 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (4.78%) Configuration Management
14 61 (4.78%) Load Balancing
15 58 (4.55%) Microservices
15 58 (4.55%) SDLC
15 58 (4.55%) Software Engineering
16 57 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 194 (15.22%) SQL
2 178 (13.96%) Java
3 139 (10.90%) JavaScript
4 136 (10.67%) Python
5 86 (6.75%) Bash Shell
6 81 (6.35%) C#
7 72 (5.65%) Ruby
8 58 (4.55%) Perl
9 48 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.51%) C
11 30 (2.35%) C++
11 30 (2.35%) TypeScript
12 29 (2.27%) PHP
13 22 (1.73%) ES6
14 19 (1.49%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.25%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.18%) Apple Swift
17 13 (1.02%) VB
17 13 (1.02%) XQuery
18 12 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 177 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 152 (11.92%) SC Cleared
3 114 (8.94%) Degree
4 108 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (5.57%) CCNP
6 57 (4.47%) CCNA
7 52 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 44 (3.45%) CCIE
10 42 (3.29%) MCSE
11 36 (2.82%) CISSP
12 28 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
13 23 (1.80%) MCP
14 22 (1.73%) CISM
15 20 (1.57%) MCSA
16 17 (1.33%) CISA
16 17 (1.33%) ISEB
17 16 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
18 14 (1.10%) Master's Degree
19 13 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.57%) QA
2 28 (2.20%) SLA
3 22 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.65%) GDPR
5 13 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.94%) PMO
7 10 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.55%) RosettaNet
9 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.078%) GCP
11 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 130 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 99 (7.76%) Docker
3 63 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.43%) vSphere
5 21 (1.65%) ProxySG
6 20 (1.57%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.10%) HDFS
8 13 (1.02%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.02%) XenApp
9 12 (0.94%) BitLocker
10 11 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.78%) Firmware
12 9 (0.71%) etcd
12 9 (0.71%) flannel
12 9 (0.71%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.63%) vCloud
13 8 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 59 (4.63%) Puppet
2 54 (4.24%) SCCM
3 52 (4.08%) Ansible
4 48 (3.76%) Kubernetes
5 40 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (2.27%) Grafana
7 26 (2.04%) FortiGate
7 26 (2.04%) Terraform
8 23 (1.80%) HAProxy
9 21 (1.65%) logstash
10 18 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
11 17 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 15 (1.18%) Kibana
13 15 (1.18%) OpenView
14 14 (1.10%) SCOM
15 13 (1.02%) HP ALM
15 13 (1.02%) OVSD
16 12 (0.94%) WSUS
17 11 (0.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 216 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 178 (13.96%) Cisco
3 95 (7.45%) CheckPoint
4 88 (6.90%) VMware
5 83 (6.51%) HP
6 78 (6.12%) Citrix
7 76 (5.96%) Oracle
8 53 (4.16%) Fortinet
9 50 (3.92%) F5
10 47 (3.69%) Blue Coat
10 47 (3.69%) IBM
10 47 (3.69%) Juniper
11 40 (3.14%) Google
11 40 (3.14%) McAfee
12 35 (2.75%) Splunk
13 24 (1.88%) Palo Alto
14 23 (1.80%) Aruba
14 23 (1.80%) Red Hat
15 20 (1.57%) Symantec
16 19 (1.49%) NetApp