The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 48 42
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.91% 2.07% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 15.87% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Median daily rate £275 £273 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% -19.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £210 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -19.04% +29.95%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 90 63 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.50% 13.04% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 73 186
Median daily rate £450 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -16.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £388 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £34.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +61.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £29.25 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.68 £42.68 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Essex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £228 -
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Process Management
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Fedora
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Technology Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) React
1 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Fedora
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
1 3 (27.27%) Process Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) VMware