Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 172 146
Rank change year-on-year -23 -26 +1
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,242 1,385 1,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.35% 1.57% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.25% 10.67% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 907 1,021
England median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £170 £170 £203
90th Percentile £619 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 93 96
England median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.03% +4.11% +7.70%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.70 £10.20
90th Percentile £35.48 £33.95 £38.20
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -25.00% +1.29% +7.70%

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 12,122 12,978 13,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.22% 14.70% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,545 7,942 8,219
England median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £214
90th Percentile £594 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 685 773
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -3.91% +11.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.97
UK median hourly rate £19.40 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.79% -4.44% +12.50%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -37 623 £445 -1.11% 213
South East -16 243 £360 -0.55% 89
Midlands +39 114 £368 -5.16% 70
North of England -50 107 £400 -5.88% 112
East of England -28 88 £310 -2.21% 73
West Midlands +32 78 £400 -10.11% 49
South West -28 68 £330 -2.22% 49
North West -4 64 £363 -14.20% 65
East Midlands +15 36 £289 -3.75% 21
Yorkshire -62 35 £450 - 40
North East +13 9 £504 +32.13% 7
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 302 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (22.38%) Windows
3 259 (20.85%) Finance
4 229 (18.44%) Java
5 218 (17.55%) Microsoft
6 204 (16.43%) Firewall
7 182 (14.65%) Cisco
8 161 (12.96%) SQL
9 158 (12.72%) WAN
10 155 (12.48%) Linux
11 151 (12.16%) Web Services
12 148 (11.92%) JavaScript
12 148 (11.92%) HTML
13 143 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
14 137 (11.03%) Active Directory
15 135 (10.87%) LAN
16 133 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
17 130 (10.47%) Security Cleared
18 128 (10.31%) ITIL
19 124 (9.98%) VPN
20 120 (9.66%) DNS
20 120 (9.66%) Degree
21 114 (9.18%) SC Cleared
22 110 (8.86%) Banking
22 110 (8.86%) Oracle
22 110 (8.86%) DevOps
23 108 (8.70%) Wireless
24 105 (8.45%) XML
25 104 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
25 104 (8.37%) Analytical Skills

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 64 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.46%) CMS
3 42 (3.38%) Apache
4 35 (2.82%) IIS
5 31 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 28 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 26 (2.09%) JBoss
8 25 (2.01%) Confluence
9 19 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
10 18 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.29%) IBM Notes
11 16 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (1.21%) Tomcat
13 14 (1.13%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.97%) nginx
15 11 (0.89%) Skype for Business
16 10 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (0.64%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 143 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.24%) SPSS
8 2 (0.16%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.16%) Mingle
9 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.081%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 35 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 30 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
4 30 (2.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 30 (2.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 30 (2.42%) Oracle iProcurement
4 30 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
5 23 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.32%) Workfront
10 3 (0.24%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.24%) Radian6
11 2 (0.16%) Magento
11 2 (0.16%) Movex
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 133 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (5.88%) Office 365
4 38 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (2.90%) SaaS
6 31 (2.50%) IaaS
7 28 (2.25%) PaaS
8 17 (1.37%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.97%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.89%) GitHub
10 11 (0.89%) Sauce Labs
11 10 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.64%) Serverless
13 7 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.48%) AdWords
14 6 (0.48%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.40%) Slack
16 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 204 (16.43%) Firewall
2 158 (12.72%) WAN
3 135 (10.87%) LAN
4 124 (9.98%) VPN
5 120 (9.66%) DNS
6 108 (8.70%) Wireless
7 99 (7.97%) SSL
8 90 (7.25%) TCP/IP
9 73 (5.88%) MPLS
10 68 (5.48%) HTTP
11 67 (5.39%) Intranet
11 67 (5.39%) Network Security
12 57 (4.59%) DHCP
13 47 (3.78%) BGP
14 45 (3.62%) SAN
15 37 (2.98%) OSPF
16 35 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (2.66%) VLAN
18 32 (2.58%) FTP
19 31 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.86%) MongoDB
3 44 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.38%) MySQL
5 38 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 32 (2.58%) Big Data
6 32 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 23 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 23 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
12 17 (1.37%) Redis
13 16 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.13%) HBase
14 14 (1.13%) MarkLogic
15 12 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 100 (8.05%) Jenkins
2 86 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 63 (5.07%) JIRA
4 43 (3.46%) Selenium
5 42 (3.38%) JUnit
6 36 (2.90%) Maven
7 31 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 29 (2.33%) WebDriver
9 27 (2.17%) Subversion
9 27 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 23 (1.85%) Appium
11 23 (1.85%) Mocha
12 22 (1.77%) Gradle
13 21 (1.69%) Jasmine
13 21 (1.69%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (1.45%) Eclipse
15 17 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 16 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 259 (20.85%) Finance
2 110 (8.86%) Banking
3 68 (5.48%) Retail
3 68 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.38%) Billing
5 39 (3.14%) Publishing
6 35 (2.82%) Marketing
7 27 (2.17%) Legal
8 22 (1.77%) Back Office
9 19 (1.53%) Advertising
10 17 (1.37%) German Language
11 16 (1.29%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.21%) Games
12 15 (1.21%) Spanish Language
13 14 (1.13%) Investment Banking
14 13 (1.05%) French Language
15 12 (0.97%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.89%) Law
17 9 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (15.54%) Analyst
2 180 (14.49%) Developer
3 125 (10.06%) Architect
4 96 (7.73%) Network Engineer
5 61 (4.91%) Consultant
6 59 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 57 (4.59%) Support Analyst
8 54 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 52 (4.19%) Support Engineer
10 49 (3.95%) Service Analyst
11 47 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
12 46 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
13 43 (3.46%) Project Manager
14 42 (3.38%) Desktop Support
15 37 (2.98%) Security Engineer
16 34 (2.74%) Business Analyst
17 32 (2.58%) Security Architect
18 29 (2.33%) Test Analyst
19 27 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
20 26 (2.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (12.16%) Web Services
2 148 (11.92%) HTML
3 105 (8.45%) XML
4 103 (8.29%) CSS
5 79 (6.36%) .NET
5 79 (6.36%) REST
6 68 (5.48%) SOAP
7 63 (5.07%) JSON
8 55 (4.43%) AngularJS
9 54 (4.35%) Spring
10 51 (4.11%) HTML5
11 46 (3.70%) jQuery
12 43 (3.46%) Node.js
12 43 (3.46%) RESTful
13 36 (2.90%) J2EE
14 31 (2.50%) CSS3
15 30 (2.42%) XSLT
16 29 (2.33%) React
17 27 (2.17%) Hibernate
18 22 (1.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (7.97%) Data Centre
3 61 (4.91%) User Experience
4 60 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 55 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 55 (4.43%) Mobile App
6 45 (3.62%) Internet of Things
7 29 (2.33%) Client/Server
8 24 (1.93%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.85%) Replication
10 21 (1.69%) Online Banking
11 20 (1.61%) RIA
12 18 (1.45%) iPad
12 18 (1.45%) PKI
13 17 (1.37%) Social Media
13 17 (1.37%) Virtual Team
14 16 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (1.21%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 278 (22.38%) Windows
2 155 (12.48%) Linux
3 96 (7.73%) Windows 7
4 95 (7.65%) Unix
5 65 (5.23%) Windows 10
6 60 (4.83%) Windows Server
7 58 (4.67%) Apple iOS
8 57 (4.59%) Android
9 39 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (2.82%) Windows XP
12 28 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (2.09%) Windows 8
14 22 (1.77%) Mac OS X
15 20 (1.61%) Solaris
16 18 (1.45%) CentOS
17 12 (0.97%) HPUX
18 9 (0.72%) AIX
19 4 (0.32%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (10.31%) ITIL
3 110 (8.86%) DevOps
4 99 (7.97%) E-Commerce
4 99 (7.97%) Test Automation
5 94 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (6.60%) Project Management
7 81 (6.52%) TDD
8 76 (6.12%) Open Source
9 75 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
10 68 (5.48%) Scrum
11 55 (4.43%) Analytics
12 53 (4.27%) High Availability
12 53 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 51 (4.11%) Mentoring
14 50 (4.03%) SDLC
15 49 (3.95%) Software Engineering
16 48 (3.86%) Information Security
17 45 (3.62%) Load Balancing
17 45 (3.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 229 (18.44%) Java
2 161 (12.96%) SQL
3 148 (11.92%) JavaScript
4 103 (8.29%) Python
5 61 (4.91%) C#
6 55 (4.43%) Bash Shell
6 55 (4.43%) Ruby
7 35 (2.82%) Perl
8 31 (2.50%) PHP
9 28 (2.25%) C
9 28 (2.25%) C++
10 26 (2.09%) PowerShell
10 26 (2.09%) TypeScript
11 22 (1.77%) ES6
12 17 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.29%) Apple Swift
14 14 (1.13%) Scala
14 14 (1.13%) XQuery
15 12 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 120 (9.66%) Degree
3 114 (9.18%) SC Cleared
4 104 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (4.99%) CCNP
6 61 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (3.78%) MCSE
8 44 (3.54%) CCNA
9 40 (3.22%) CCIE
9 40 (3.22%) CISSP
10 34 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 33 (2.66%) DV Cleared
12 29 (2.33%) MCP
13 22 (1.77%) MCSA
14 21 (1.69%) CISM
15 19 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
16 14 (1.13%) CISA
16 14 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (0.97%) PMI Certification
18 11 (0.89%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.52%) QA
2 32 (2.58%) SLA
3 18 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.37%) GDPR
5 15 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.81%) RosettaNet
7 8 (0.64%) PMO
8 7 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.24%) WCAG
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
11 1 (0.081%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.081%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.081%) SAS 70
System Software
1 137 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 85 (6.84%) Docker
3 48 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.85%) vSphere
5 21 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (1.13%) HDFS
8 13 (1.05%) ProxySG
9 12 (0.97%) BitLocker
10 11 (0.89%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.89%) XenApp
11 10 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.56%) vCloud
14 6 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.40%) Firmware
15 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.32%) Postfix
16 4 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 42 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (3.06%) SCCM
3 36 (2.90%) Puppet
4 29 (2.33%) Ansible
5 25 (2.01%) Kubernetes
6 21 (1.69%) FortiGate
7 19 (1.53%) Grafana
7 19 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
8 18 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (1.13%) Terraform
10 13 (1.05%) logstash
11 12 (0.97%) CA Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.97%) Kibana
12 11 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
14 9 (0.72%) Nagios
14 9 (0.72%) Nessus
14 9 (0.72%) SCOM
15 8 (0.64%) OVSD
Vendors
1 218 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 182 (14.65%) Cisco
3 110 (8.86%) Oracle
4 79 (6.36%) CheckPoint
5 78 (6.28%) Citrix
6 76 (6.12%) HP
7 63 (5.07%) VMware
8 55 (4.43%) Fortinet
9 53 (4.27%) IBM
10 51 (4.11%) F5
11 40 (3.22%) Blue Coat
11 40 (3.22%) McAfee
12 39 (3.14%) Juniper
13 36 (2.90%) Google
14 31 (2.50%) Splunk
15 26 (2.09%) Apple
16 25 (2.01%) Red Hat
17 24 (1.93%) Dell
18 20 (1.61%) BMC
19 17 (1.37%) ATG