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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
Rank 50 46 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Internet 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.72% 1.53% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 12.96% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £149 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £263 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.91% +0.90%  

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 85 54 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.88% 11.82% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 30 42
Median daily rate £425 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.35% -43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £155 - 1
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) SSL
3 5 (23.81%) VoIP
3 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
4 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) SMTP
4 4 (19.05%) FTP
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) MS Office
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) LDAP
4 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) IPsec
4 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (19.05%) IMAP
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS

Internet
Top Related 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) GroupWise
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) SSL
3 5 (23.81%) VoIP
4 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) FTP
4 4 (19.05%) IMAP
4 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (19.05%) IPsec
4 4 (19.05%) LDAP
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
4 4 (19.05%) SMTP
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 3 (14.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technology Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) CentOS
3 3 (14.29%) Fedora
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps
1 3 (14.29%) ERP
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Process Management
1 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Coaching
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Line Management
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) PDM
3 1 (4.76%) ETL
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) ABAP
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MOS
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Novell
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) VMware