Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 39 58
Rank change year-on-year -47 +19 +17
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.52% 4.65% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 22.91% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 17
Essex median daily rate £300 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £130 £235 £292
90th Percentile £450 £588 £438
East of England median daily rate £300 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £29.61 £39.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% -25.65% +21.60%
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.62 £14.75
% change year-on-year -9.49% +87.25% +40.48%

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 133 179 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.81% 20.29% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 125 100
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £162 £208 £262
90th Percentile £596 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.70 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.08% +6.77% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.40 £18.86 £22.05
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.95 £47.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Basildon -5 5 £300 -
Brentwood - 2 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea -31 1 £524 +199.14%
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) 4G
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 4G
1 2 (16.67%) Broadband
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) OpenVMS
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) VMS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) ITSM
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Siemens