Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 87 67
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 27 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.68% 1.29% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.55% 7.01% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 9
Essex median daily rate £500 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +14.29% -19.85%
10th Percentile £423 £143 £154
90th Percentile £680 £538 £450
East of England median daily rate £475 £320 £381
% change year-on-year +48.44% -16.07% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £8.50
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £19.26 £24.23
% change year-on-year -35.11% -20.49% +61.50%

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 110 157 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.01% 18.45% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 110 66
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £208 £175 £210
90th Percentile £660 £599 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Essex median hourly rate £14.30 £15.20 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -52.65% +10.69%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £21.18 £23.91 £35.61
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.09% -46.93% +54.24%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Essex over the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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
Southend-on-Sea +27 11 £600 +287.10%
Basildon - 6 £475 - 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Client/Server
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 8 (29.63%) Selenium
5 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
6 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
6 7 (25.93%) SoapUI
6 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
6 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
6 7 (25.93%) JIRA
6 7 (25.93%) QA
6 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.93%) JMeter
6 7 (25.93%) ISEB
6 7 (25.93%) NHS
6 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) MCSE
7 6 (22.22%) SQL

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 6 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) 4G
2 1 (3.70%) Broadband
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Impala
1 5 (18.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 7 (25.93%) JMeter
2 7 (25.93%) SoapUI
3 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
4 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.70%) AccuRev
6 1 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Information Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Security Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) Java SE
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Client/Server
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
3 7 (25.93%) NHS
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) BDD
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
2 8 (29.63%) TDD
2 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
3 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 6 (22.22%) User Stories
4 6 (22.22%) Validation
5 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Java 8
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) MCSE
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (18.52%) MCSA
4 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (14.81%) DBS Check
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CCA
7 1 (3.70%) CCDA
7 1 (3.70%) CCDP
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
7 1 (3.70%) CCNP
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP ALM
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Aruba
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) BT
6 1 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) VMware