Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 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
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 91 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 -41 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.69% 1.06% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.77% 6.72% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 26
Essex median daily rate £500 £338 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +14.41% -15.71%
10th Percentile £419 £188 £250
90th Percentile £600 £422 £594
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +38.46% -16.13% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Essex median hourly rate - £26.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £24.75 £20.83
% change year-on-year -49.49% +18.82% +41.22%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 176 134 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.18% 15.80% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 80 105
Essex median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £168 £210 £213
90th Percentile £600 £598 £507
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 6
Essex median hourly rate £15.75 £13.88 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -61.46% +10.77%
10th Percentile £14.15 £10.40 £31.98
90th Percentile £21.98 £26.22 £42.70
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.28 £37.50
% change year-on-year -16.57% -43.27% +17.19%

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

Internet
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

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Essex over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Essex

Internet
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

Internet
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 6 months to 22 September 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
Brentwood +13 7 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £563 - 1
Basildon +5 5 £475 +90.00%
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Internet.

1 13 (50.00%) Linux
1 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) C
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 8 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) JIRA
4 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Selenium
4 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 8 (30.77%) Innovative Thinking
4 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (26.92%) Creative Thinking
5 7 (26.92%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
5 7 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (26.92%) DLNA
5 7 (26.92%) Confluence

Internet
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 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
1 8 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (26.92%) Broadband
2 7 (26.92%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) DLNA
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) DSL
2 7 (26.92%) FTP
2 7 (26.92%) HTTP
2 7 (26.92%) IPv4
2 7 (26.92%) IPv6
2 7 (26.92%) UPnP
2 7 (26.92%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Impala
1 5 (19.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) JMeter
2 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
4 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.69%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Hudson
6 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) QF-Test
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) WATIR
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Designer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Designer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) Ajax
2 7 (26.92%) CGI
2 7 (26.92%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Java SE
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 7 (26.92%) Media Streaming
3 7 (26.92%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (23.08%) NHS
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Scrum
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) BDD
2 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Innovative Thinking
2 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 7 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (26.92%) Creative Thinking
3 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (26.92%) Functional Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
3 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) C++
3 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Java 8
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (15.38%) DBS Check
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) CCDA
7 1 (3.85%) CCDP
7 1 (3.85%) CCNP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP
7 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Aruba
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) VMware