Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 216 182
Rank change year-on-year -15 -34 -24
Contract jobs citing Internet 1,016 1,213 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.20% 1.28% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.42% 9.58% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 675 728
England median daily rate £450 £418 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +1.21% +0.86%
10th Percentile £192 £181 £199
90th Percentile £650 £629 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 85 114
England median hourly rate £13.25 £15.30 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.40% -12.57% -9.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £24.15 £42.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £13.25 £15.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.54% -13.43% -10.76%

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 10,785 12,665 12,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.69% 13.33% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,699 7,807 7,285
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £210
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 707 698
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -22.00%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -8 458 £500 +11.11% 173
South East +11 224 £413 +3.13% 125
Midlands +25 105 £378 +16.15% 97
North of England -9 98 £400 +6.67% 111
South West -24 68 £375 +3.45% 54
East of England -29 56 £425 -5.56% 65
West Midlands -8 54 £450 +40.63% 60
East Midlands +41 51 £310 -13.29% 37
North West -14 47 £375 - 68
Yorkshire +13 43 £428 +14.00% 31
North East +8 8 £415 +18.15% 12
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 241 (23.72%) Windows
2 240 (23.62%) Microsoft
3 223 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (16.44%) SQL
5 161 (15.85%) Firewall
6 143 (14.07%) Active Directory
7 139 (13.68%) Finance
8 137 (13.48%) WAN
9 136 (13.39%) Linux
10 135 (13.29%) Cisco
11 131 (12.89%) DNS
12 130 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
13 123 (12.11%) Security Cleared
14 122 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
15 121 (11.91%) LAN
16 119 (11.71%) DevOps
17 114 (11.22%) Java
18 113 (11.12%) VPN
19 110 (10.83%) Degree
20 109 (10.73%) TCP/IP
21 106 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
21 106 (10.43%) Python
22 104 (10.24%) ITIL
23 98 (9.65%) SC Cleared
24 97 (9.55%) SharePoint
24 97 (9.55%) MPLS
25 95 (9.35%) IIS
25 95 (9.35%) Telecoms
26 93 (9.15%) Data Centre
26 93 (9.15%) Office 365

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 97 (9.55%) SharePoint
2 95 (9.35%) IIS
3 35 (3.44%) MS Exchange
4 30 (2.95%) Confluence
4 30 (2.95%) SharePoint Server
5 25 (2.46%) Apache
5 25 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 14 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (1.28%) CMS
7 13 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.98%) nginx
10 9 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.79%) SAS
12 7 (0.69%) IBM Domino
12 7 (0.69%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 106 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.79%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.69%) SPSS
7 7 (0.69%) Stata
8 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.39%) Sketch
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.30%) InVision
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.20%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.20%) Lectora
11 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.098%) Blender
11 1 (0.098%) Maya
11 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.098%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 18 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (1.38%) SAP ERP
3 14 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.49%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.39%) Eikon
6 4 (0.39%) Relativity
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.30%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.20%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.20%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.20%) Primavera
9 1 (0.098%) RMDS
9 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 130 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (9.15%) Office 365
4 32 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (3.05%) SaaS
6 29 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (2.26%) IaaS
9 22 (2.17%) GitHub
10 21 (2.07%) PaaS
11 14 (1.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 13 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (1.08%) Serverless
14 10 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.89%) Azure Stack
16 8 (0.79%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.79%) OneDrive
17 6 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 161 (15.85%) Firewall
2 137 (13.48%) WAN
3 131 (12.89%) DNS
4 121 (11.91%) LAN
5 113 (11.12%) VPN
6 109 (10.73%) TCP/IP
7 97 (9.55%) MPLS
8 82 (8.07%) Intranet
9 63 (6.20%) BGP
10 61 (6.00%) DHCP
11 59 (5.81%) OSPF
12 55 (5.41%) Network Security
13 50 (4.92%) Wireless
14 48 (4.72%) Ethernet
14 48 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
15 44 (4.33%) HTTP
16 31 (3.05%) IPsec
17 30 (2.95%) EIGRP
18 29 (2.85%) SMTP
19 28 (2.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.89%) MySQL
3 35 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
5 25 (2.46%) RDBMS
6 24 (2.36%) Data Mining
7 23 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.28%) Big Data
10 13 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.28%) Redis
10 13 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.08%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.98%) Pentaho
14 9 (0.89%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.79%) Impala
16 7 (0.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 70 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 55 (5.41%) JIRA
4 26 (2.56%) Selenium
5 25 (2.46%) Maven
6 23 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (1.57%) Mockito
9 14 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.28%) Gradle
10 13 (1.28%) JUnit
10 13 (1.28%) Subversion
11 11 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.08%) JMeter
11 11 (1.08%) LoadRunner
11 11 (1.08%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.98%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.79%) Hudson
14 7 (0.69%) EasyMock
15 6 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 139 (13.68%) Finance
2 95 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.04%) Banking
4 39 (3.84%) Law
5 28 (2.76%) Retail
6 25 (2.46%) Legal
7 22 (2.17%) Marketing
8 13 (1.28%) Military
9 9 (0.89%) Back Office
9 9 (0.89%) Billing
9 9 (0.89%) Games
9 9 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.59%) Advertising
10 6 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.49%) French Language
11 5 (0.49%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.30%) German Language
13 3 (0.30%) Local Government
13 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (13.58%) Architect
2 115 (11.32%) Analyst
3 108 (10.63%) Developer
4 88 (8.66%) Network Engineer
5 52 (5.12%) Consultant
6 45 (4.43%) Support Engineer
7 36 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 35 (3.44%) Desktop Support
9 32 (3.15%) Security Architect
10 30 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (2.76%) Operations Technician
12 27 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (2.46%) Java Developer
13 25 (2.46%) Senior Network Engineer
14 24 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (2.36%) Network Architect
15 23 (2.26%) Administrator
15 23 (2.26%) Designer
16 22 (2.17%) Cloud Engineer
16 22 (2.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.09%) .NET
2 69 (6.79%) Web Services
3 61 (6.00%) HTML
4 49 (4.82%) Spring
5 36 (3.54%) XML
6 34 (3.35%) ASP.NET
7 30 (2.95%) CSS
8 26 (2.56%) LDAP
8 26 (2.56%) Middleware
9 24 (2.36%) J2EE
10 23 (2.26%) .NET Framework
11 19 (1.87%) Kafka
11 19 (1.87%) REST
12 18 (1.77%) JSON
13 16 (1.57%) 802.1X
14 15 (1.48%) Classic ASP
14 15 (1.48%) RESTful
15 14 (1.38%) AngularJS
16 13 (1.28%) jQuery
16 13 (1.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.15%) Data Centre
2 61 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 55 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.82%) Internet of Things
5 39 (3.84%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 30 (2.95%) User Experience
8 24 (2.36%) Client/Server
9 23 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (1.97%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.28%) Blackberry
13 13 (1.28%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.28%) NHS
13 13 (1.28%) PKI
14 12 (1.18%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.18%) Online Banking
14 12 (1.18%) Replication
15 11 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 241 (23.72%) Windows
2 136 (13.39%) Linux
3 72 (7.09%) Windows 10
4 60 (5.91%) Unix
5 51 (5.02%) Windows 7
6 43 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 37 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (2.66%) Apple iOS
9 26 (2.56%) Android
9 26 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (1.38%) Ubuntu
13 12 (1.18%) Solaris
13 12 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.69%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.69%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.59%) CentOS
16 6 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (11.71%) DevOps
3 104 (10.24%) ITIL
4 90 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (8.56%) Migration
6 78 (7.68%) Scrum
7 66 (6.50%) TDD
8 65 (6.40%) Analytics
9 64 (6.30%) Information Security
10 59 (5.81%) Data Protection
11 58 (5.71%) Test Automation
12 56 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 54 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
13 54 (5.31%) Project Management
14 50 (4.92%) Security Operations
14 50 (4.92%) Service Delivery
15 48 (4.72%) Computer Science
15 48 (4.72%) Software Engineering
16 46 (4.53%) Network Design
17 45 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 167 (16.44%) SQL
2 114 (11.22%) Java
3 106 (10.43%) Python
4 52 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 50 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 48 (4.72%) PowerShell
7 39 (3.84%) C
8 35 (3.44%) Perl
9 34 (3.35%) C#
10 29 (2.85%) C++
10 29 (2.85%) PHP
11 26 (2.56%) Ruby
12 22 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.97%) Scala
14 14 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.89%) Go
16 8 (0.79%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.79%) Java 8
16 8 (0.79%) R
17 7 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 123 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 110 (10.83%) Degree
3 98 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 88 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (5.12%) CCIE
5 52 (5.12%) CCNP
6 46 (4.53%) DV Cleared
7 34 (3.35%) CCNA
8 31 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (2.56%) CISSP
10 18 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (1.57%) JNCIE
11 16 (1.57%) JNCIP
12 15 (1.48%) CCDP
12 15 (1.48%) CISM
13 14 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 14 (1.38%) MCSE
14 13 (1.28%) BC Cleared
15 12 (1.18%) ISEB
16 11 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.63%) GDPR
2 35 (3.44%) QA
3 31 (3.05%) SLA
4 26 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.67%) NIST
6 14 (1.38%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.69%) PSD2
8 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.39%) COBIT
9 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.39%) PMO
9 4 (0.39%) RMADS
10 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.30%) SEPA
11 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.20%) NCSC
12 1 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 143 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 58 (5.71%) Docker
3 33 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.59%) XenApp
6 5 (0.49%) oVirt
6 5 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.39%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.39%) IAG
7 4 (0.39%) Sendmail
7 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.39%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.30%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 66 (6.50%) SCCM
2 46 (4.53%) Kubernetes
3 31 (3.05%) Ansible
4 29 (2.85%) McAfee ePO
5 26 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.46%) Puppet
7 22 (2.17%) Terraform
8 19 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (1.48%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.89%) SCOM
12 8 (0.79%) Control-M
12 8 (0.79%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.79%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (0.69%) QRadar
13 7 (0.69%) Rundeck
14 6 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.59%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.59%) Suricata
Vendors
1 240 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 135 (13.29%) Cisco
3 65 (6.40%) Oracle
4 58 (5.71%) VMware
5 57 (5.61%) Google
6 49 (4.82%) Juniper
7 38 (3.74%) McAfee
8 36 (3.54%) Citrix
9 35 (3.44%) F5
10 34 (3.35%) Splunk
11 33 (3.25%) CheckPoint
12 30 (2.95%) Adobe
13 29 (2.85%) HP
14 27 (2.66%) SAP
15 23 (2.26%) Palo Alto
16 22 (2.17%) Zscaler
17 21 (2.07%) Red Hat
17 21 (2.07%) Remedy
17 21 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (2.07%) ServiceNow