Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Internet
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 167 145
Rank change year-on-year -28 -22 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 1299 1591 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.64% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 10.60% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 1043 1075
England median daily rate £410 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £170 £187 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 113 109
England median hourly rate £15.99 £20.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.04% +15.41% +15.53%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.26 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £41.86 £39.05
UK median hourly rate £15.69 £19.92 £17.23
% change year-on-year -21.23% +15.65% +14.83%

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 13104 15010 14551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.82% 15.43% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8037 9134 8529
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 755 945
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.21 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -34 631 £450 - 121
South East -16 271 £370 - 50
Midlands +50 123 £380 -15.56% 38
North of England -43 121 £425 +1.49% 39
East of England -36 93 £300 -20.00% 28
North West -3 66 £369 -11.94% 27
West Midlands +34 64 £375 -17.81% 27
East Midlands +27 57 £375 -30.56% 11
South West -46 54 £350 +3.70% 14
Yorkshire -39 41 £444 +10.94% 11
North East +22 14 £520 +19.20% 1
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 323 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (24.40%) Windows
3 309 (23.79%) Java
4 258 (19.86%) Finance
5 234 (18.01%) Microsoft
6 182 (14.01%) HTML
7 180 (13.86%) JavaScript
7 180 (13.86%) Firewall
8 177 (13.63%) SQL
9 175 (13.47%) Linux
10 169 (13.01%) Web Services
11 164 (12.63%) Cisco
12 141 (10.85%) Microsoft Office
13 137 (10.55%) Active Directory
14 134 (10.32%) Degree
15 133 (10.24%) Unix
16 131 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
17 129 (9.93%) Oracle
18 125 (9.62%) WAN
19 122 (9.39%) DNS
19 122 (9.39%) Security Cleared
20 121 (9.31%) CSS
21 120 (9.24%) Banking
22 118 (9.08%) ITIL
22 118 (9.08%) LAN
23 117 (9.01%) VPN
24 113 (8.70%) Wireless
25 112 (8.62%) Python
25 112 (8.62%) REST
26 111 (8.55%) E-Commerce

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 54 (4.16%) IIS
1 54 (4.16%) JBoss
2 49 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 42 (3.23%) CMS
4 40 (3.08%) Apache
5 39 (3.00%) WebSphere
6 35 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 32 (2.46%) MS Exchange
8 26 (2.00%) Confluence
9 24 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (1.69%) nginx
11 18 (1.39%) IBM Notes
12 16 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (1.15%) Skype for Business
14 14 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (0.77%) MQSeries
17 10 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 141 (10.85%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (1.08%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.23%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.15%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.15%) Mingle
10 1 (0.077%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Maximo
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.077%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 131 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (6.00%) Office 365
3 67 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (2.54%) SaaS
6 23 (1.77%) IaaS
6 23 (1.77%) PaaS
7 16 (1.23%) Sauce Labs
8 10 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 9 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 8 (0.62%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.46%) GitHub
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.38%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 180 (13.86%) Firewall
2 125 (9.62%) WAN
3 122 (9.39%) DNS
4 118 (9.08%) LAN
5 117 (9.01%) VPN
6 113 (8.70%) Wireless
7 105 (8.08%) TCP/IP
8 86 (6.62%) Intranet
9 81 (6.24%) SSL
10 64 (4.93%) HTTP
11 51 (3.93%) Network Security
12 48 (3.70%) DHCP
13 46 (3.54%) MPLS
14 39 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
15 32 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (2.46%) SAN
16 28 (2.16%) Ethernet
17 27 (2.08%) FTP
18 26 (2.00%) VLAN
19 25 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.23%) MySQL
3 58 (4.46%) MongoDB
4 53 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.77%) NoSQL
6 32 (2.46%) RDBMS
7 31 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.23%) Big Data
9 25 (1.92%) Redis
10 21 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.31%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.15%) MarkLogic
14 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.85%) DB2
16 9 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 98 (7.54%) Jenkins
2 96 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 70 (5.39%) JIRA
4 48 (3.70%) Selenium
5 46 (3.54%) Maven
6 45 (3.46%) JUnit
7 35 (2.69%) WebDriver
8 33 (2.54%) Subversion
9 29 (2.23%) Bitbucket
10 28 (2.16%) Eclipse
10 28 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (2.08%) Visual Studio
12 26 (2.00%) Cucumber
12 26 (2.00%) Jasmine
13 25 (1.92%) Appium
14 21 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (1.46%) Gradle
17 18 (1.39%) Mocha
18 15 (1.15%) Artifactory
General
1 258 (19.86%) Finance
2 120 (9.24%) Banking
3 90 (6.93%) Retail
4 83 (6.39%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.62%) Marketing
6 46 (3.54%) Legal
7 41 (3.16%) Publishing
8 23 (1.77%) Billing
8 23 (1.77%) Games
9 22 (1.69%) Advertising
10 17 (1.31%) Automotive
10 17 (1.31%) Spanish Language
11 16 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
12 15 (1.15%) Back Office
13 14 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 13 (1.00%) Law
14 13 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.85%) Hindi Language
15 11 (0.85%) Tamil Language
15 11 (0.85%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 198 (15.24%) Analyst
2 182 (14.01%) Developer
3 138 (10.62%) Architect
4 68 (5.23%) Network Engineer
5 59 (4.54%) Consultant
6 57 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (4.39%) Java Developer
7 55 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 51 (3.93%) Project Manager
9 50 (3.85%) Designer
10 44 (3.39%) Desktop Support
10 44 (3.39%) Service Analyst
11 43 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
11 43 (3.31%) Support Engineer
12 39 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (2.31%) Administrator
13 30 (2.31%) Business Analyst
13 30 (2.31%) Senior Developer
14 28 (2.16%) Tester
15 27 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (14.01%) HTML
2 169 (13.01%) Web Services
3 121 (9.31%) CSS
4 112 (8.62%) REST
5 105 (8.08%) SOAP
6 101 (7.78%) .NET
7 100 (7.70%) XML
8 83 (6.39%) Spring
9 67 (5.16%) J2EE
10 66 (5.08%) AngularJS
11 63 (4.85%) JSON
12 61 (4.70%) jQuery
13 58 (4.46%) HTML5
14 53 (4.08%) RESTful
15 49 (3.77%) Node.js
16 41 (3.16%) Hibernate
17 39 (3.00%) CSS3
18 34 (2.62%) JMS
18 34 (2.62%) React
19 33 (2.54%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.16%) Data Centre
3 77 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 74 (5.70%) User Experience
5 56 (4.31%) Mobile App
6 46 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 41 (3.16%) Internet of Things
8 34 (2.62%) Blackberry
9 32 (2.46%) Virtual Team
10 30 (2.31%) Client/Server
11 28 (2.16%) Online Banking
12 27 (2.08%) iPad
13 22 (1.69%) Social Media
14 19 (1.46%) Replication
15 18 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.39%) PKI
15 18 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
16 15 (1.15%) Fintech
16 15 (1.15%) RIA
16 15 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 317 (24.40%) Windows
2 175 (13.47%) Linux
3 133 (10.24%) Unix
4 104 (8.01%) Windows 7
5 67 (5.16%) Apple iOS
6 65 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 64 (4.93%) Windows 10
8 62 (4.77%) Android
9 40 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (2.85%) Windows 8
12 32 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (2.39%) Windows XP
14 27 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (2.00%) Solaris
16 25 (1.92%) Mac OS X
17 16 (1.23%) CentOS
17 16 (1.23%) HPUX
18 10 (0.77%) AIX
19 7 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (9.08%) ITIL
3 111 (8.55%) E-Commerce
4 103 (7.93%) Test Automation
5 102 (7.85%) DevOps
6 99 (7.62%) TDD
7 98 (7.54%) Project Management
8 84 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
9 83 (6.39%) Open Source
10 81 (6.24%) Analytics
11 73 (5.62%) SDLC
12 72 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (5.54%) Scrum
13 66 (5.08%) MVC
14 63 (4.85%) Migration
15 59 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 57 (4.39%) High Availability
17 56 (4.31%) Load Balancing
18 52 (4.00%) Configuration Management
19 50 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 309 (23.79%) Java
2 180 (13.86%) JavaScript
3 177 (13.63%) SQL
4 112 (8.62%) Python
5 58 (4.46%) C#
6 56 (4.31%) Ruby
7 48 (3.70%) Perl
8 46 (3.54%) Bash Shell
9 35 (2.69%) PHP
10 30 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 26 (2.00%) C++
12 25 (1.92%) C
13 20 (1.54%) ES6
14 19 (1.46%) Apple Swift
14 19 (1.46%) Scala
15 15 (1.15%) XQuery
16 13 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.85%) ActionScript
17 11 (0.85%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 134 (10.32%) Degree
2 122 (9.39%) Security Cleared
3 100 (7.70%) SC Cleared
4 62 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (2.54%) CCNP
7 30 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 29 (2.23%) CISSP
9 28 (2.16%) CCNA
9 28 (2.16%) MCSE
10 27 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 21 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (1.62%) MCP
11 21 (1.62%) MCSA
12 17 (1.31%) CISM
12 17 (1.31%) MCSM
12 17 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
13 16 (1.23%) ACHDS
13 16 (1.23%) CCIE
13 16 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.31%) QA
2 27 (2.08%) SLA
3 21 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.31%) GDPR
5 15 (1.15%) PMO
6 9 (0.69%) RosettaNet
7 8 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.23%) WCAG
12 2 (0.15%) COBIT
13 1 (0.077%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.077%) HL7
13 1 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.077%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.077%) RMADS
13 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (10.55%) Active Directory
2 80 (6.16%) Docker
3 37 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 19 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.85%) XenApp
8 10 (0.77%) vSphere
9 9 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.62%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.54%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.54%) HDFS
12 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.46%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.38%) iptables
13 5 (0.38%) Squid
13 5 (0.38%) vCloud
13 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.31%) NFS
14 4 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 39 (3.00%) Puppet
2 33 (2.54%) SCCM
3 32 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.16%) Kubernetes
5 24 (1.85%) logstash
6 22 (1.69%) Ansible
7 15 (1.15%) Kibana
7 15 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (1.08%) HAProxy
9 13 (1.00%) Grafana
9 13 (1.00%) Nagios
10 12 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.85%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.77%) HP Fortify
12 10 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.77%) Nessus
12 10 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.77%) Terraform
13 9 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
14 7 (0.54%) DameWare
Vendors
1 234 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.63%) Cisco
3 129 (9.93%) Oracle
4 80 (6.16%) Citrix
5 66 (5.08%) HP
6 58 (4.46%) IBM
7 54 (4.16%) VMware
8 50 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 42 (3.23%) F5
10 39 (3.00%) Juniper
11 38 (2.93%) McAfee
12 35 (2.69%) Apple
13 32 (2.46%) Blue Coat
14 28 (2.16%) Dell
15 27 (2.08%) ATG
16 24 (1.85%) Adobe
17 23 (1.77%) Google
17 23 (1.77%) Red Hat
18 21 (1.62%) Splunk
18 21 (1.62%) Symantec