Period
to 8 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 8 March 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 260 224 241
Rank change year-on-year -36 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing Internet 165 303 485
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.83% 1.11% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 10.23% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 225 328
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74% -
10th Percentile £230 £163 £200
90th Percentile £586 £600 £638
England median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 17
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.68 £21.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.33% +18.01% -1.98%
10th Percentile £21.70 £14.28 £18.22
90th Percentile £55.40 £43.75 £29.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £15.30
% change year-on-year - +24.18% +13.33%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,862 2,962 4,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.32% 10.88% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,277 2,082 3,121
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 85 106
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21.00 £14.37 £14.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £49.50 £47.30
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.89% -7.62%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in London.

Daily rate trend for Internet in London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in London.

Hourly rate trend for Internet in London

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Internet in London

Internet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the London region over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. 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
Central London +49 30 £450 -2.70% 31
South London +43 4 £303 +70.42% 5
West London +22 2 £259 -35.31% 15
East London +15 2 £403 +0.63% 15
North London +7 1 - -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Internet.

1 51 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.45%) Windows
3 41 (24.85%) Firewall
4 40 (24.24%) Finance
5 33 (20.00%) Cisco
5 33 (20.00%) Azure
6 30 (18.18%) Intranet
6 30 (18.18%) WAN
7 28 (16.97%) Microsoft
7 28 (16.97%) Microsoft 365
8 25 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 24 (14.55%) VPN
10 23 (13.94%) Wireless
11 21 (12.73%) SIEM
11 21 (12.73%) Data Centre
12 19 (11.52%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (11.52%) PaaS
12 19 (11.52%) PKI
12 19 (11.52%) Banking
12 19 (11.52%) DMZ
13 18 (10.91%) AWS
14 17 (10.30%) Security Architecture
14 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
14 17 (10.30%) Project Management
15 16 (9.70%) DNS
15 16 (9.70%) ITIL
15 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
15 16 (9.70%) IaaS
15 16 (9.70%) DevOps
15 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (3.64%) IIS
2 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.82%) CMS
3 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.21%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.21%) Drupal
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) ScreenFlow
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.21%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.00%) Azure
2 28 (16.97%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (11.52%) PaaS
4 18 (10.91%) AWS
5 16 (9.70%) IaaS
6 11 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (4.85%) SaaS
8 6 (3.64%) GCP
9 2 (1.21%) Akamai
9 2 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.61%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.61%) GitHub
10 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.85%) Firewall
2 30 (18.18%) Intranet
2 30 (18.18%) WAN
3 24 (14.55%) VPN
4 23 (13.94%) Wireless
5 19 (11.52%) DMZ
6 16 (9.70%) DNS
7 15 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 14 (8.48%) VoIP
9 11 (6.67%) LAN
9 11 (6.67%) Network Security
10 10 (6.06%) DHCP
10 10 (6.06%) MPLS
11 6 (3.64%) BGP
11 6 (3.64%) OSPF
11 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.42%) LTE
12 4 (2.42%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.82%) Big Data
3 3 (1.82%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.21%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.21%) GIS
4 2 (1.21%) Presto
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2019
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.61%) KDB
5 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.61%) Power BI
5 1 (0.61%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.85%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.64%) Cypress.io
3 6 (3.64%) JIRA
3 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.64%) webpack
4 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.82%) Hudson
5 3 (1.82%) Maven
5 3 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (1.21%) fastlane
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Gatling
7 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.61%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.61%) PyCharm
7 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 40 (24.24%) Finance
2 19 (11.52%) Banking
3 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.45%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.03%) Retail
6 4 (2.42%) Advertising
6 4 (2.42%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.82%) Marketing
8 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Front Office
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Police
9 1 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (16.97%) Developer
2 18 (10.91%) Architect
3 14 (8.48%) Java Developer
4 11 (6.67%) Analyst
4 11 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 10 (6.06%) Consultant
6 9 (5.45%) Azure Specialist
6 9 (5.45%) Security Architect
6 9 (5.45%) Security Specialist
7 8 (4.85%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.85%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.24%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) Office 365 Specialist
9 6 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (3.64%) Office 365 Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.03%) Tester
11 4 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (2.42%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.48%) Spring
2 11 (6.67%) Kafka
3 8 (4.85%) CSS
3 8 (4.85%) HTML
3 8 (4.85%) React
4 7 (4.24%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.24%) CSS3
4 7 (4.24%) HTML5
4 7 (4.24%) Vue.js
5 6 (3.64%) JSON
5 6 (3.64%) Redux
6 5 (3.03%) Web Services
7 4 (2.42%) .NET
7 4 (2.42%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.42%) REST
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.82%) SOAP
8 3 (1.82%) Spring Security
8 3 (1.82%) XML
9 2 (1.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.52%) PKI
2 19 (11.52%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.48%) Public Cloud
4 14 (8.48%) User Experience
5 10 (6.06%) Internet of Things
6 9 (5.45%) Online Banking
7 7 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.64%) CCTV
8 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.64%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.03%) AS400
9 5 (3.03%) CESG
10 4 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (2.42%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.82%) Tandem
11 3 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.45%) Windows
2 12 (7.27%) Linux
3 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.24%) Android
4 7 (4.24%) Unix
4 7 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.03%) Solaris
7 4 (2.42%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (12.73%) SIEM
3 17 (10.30%) Project Management
3 17 (10.30%) Security Architecture
4 16 (9.70%) DevOps
4 16 (9.70%) ITIL
5 14 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (8.48%) Microservices
6 13 (7.88%) Migration
7 12 (7.27%) Change Management
8 11 (6.67%) Scrum
8 11 (6.67%) TDD
8 11 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 11 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (6.06%) Project Delivery
10 8 (4.85%) Business Case
10 8 (4.85%) OWASP
10 8 (4.85%) SDLC
10 8 (4.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.09%) Java
2 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (8.48%) Python
3 12 (7.27%) Java 8
3 12 (7.27%) SQL
4 6 (3.64%) Perl
5 5 (3.03%) C
5 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.42%) C#
6 4 (2.42%) Ruby
7 3 (1.82%) PHP
7 3 (1.82%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.21%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.21%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) Go
9 1 (0.61%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.85%) Degree
5 7 (4.24%) CCNP
6 5 (3.03%) CISA
6 5 (3.03%) CISSP
7 4 (2.42%) CREST Certified
8 3 (1.82%) CCNA
8 3 (1.82%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (1.82%) CISM
8 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.82%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.82%) MCSE
8 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.21%) CCDP
9 2 (1.21%) MCP
9 2 (1.21%) MCSA
9 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) NIST
2 6 (3.64%) GDPR
2 6 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (3.03%) HIPAA
3 5 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.42%) ISO 20022
4 4 (2.42%) PSD2
4 4 (2.42%) TARGET2
5 3 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.21%) COBIT
6 2 (1.21%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.21%) QA
6 2 (1.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.61%) MiFID
7 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.82%) Docker
4 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
6 1 (0.61%) LXC
6 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.61%) Snort
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.45%) Ansible
3 8 (4.85%) Terraform
4 4 (2.42%) MaaS360
5 3 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.82%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.21%) Puppet
6 2 (1.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.61%) CASB
7 1 (0.61%) Consul
7 1 (0.61%) EnCase
7 1 (0.61%) FTK
7 1 (0.61%) Kibana
7 1 (0.61%) logstash
7 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 33 (20.00%) Cisco
2 28 (16.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.45%) Apple
3 9 (5.45%) Google
4 6 (3.64%) Citrix
4 6 (3.64%) VMware
5 5 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.03%) Juniper
5 5 (3.03%) Splunk
6 3 (1.82%) Arista
6 3 (1.82%) Avaya
6 3 (1.82%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.82%) Informatica
6 3 (1.82%) Nokia
6 3 (1.82%) Polycom
6 3 (1.82%) Sonus
7 2 (1.21%) F5
7 2 (1.21%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.21%) Pega
7 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com