Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 300 222 239
Rank change year-on-year -78 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing Internet 268 145 435
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.79% 1.08% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.36% 9.43% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 110 270
10th Percentile £296 £289 £279
25th Percentile £400 £411 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.05% -1.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £630 £575 £638
90th Percentile £682 £646 £814
England median daily rate £450 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% +1.39% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
10th Percentile £14.08 £28.35 £12.95
25th Percentile £14.19 £31.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate £19.75 £37.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -47.33% +127.27% -12.00%
75th Percentile £30.34 £48.13 £27.75
90th Percentile £39.96 £54.05 £35.55
England median hourly rate £14.50 £23.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -37.79% +55.38% -1.96%

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 3,207 1,537 4,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.48% 11.49% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,188 1,054 2,780
10th Percentile £297 £263 £213
25th Percentile £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £660
England median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 105
10th Percentile £11.25 £16.00 £13.80
25th Percentile £13.25 £25.00 £18.48
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.63 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -43.04% +79.65% +7.50%
75th Percentile £37.75 £49.08 £45.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.25 £53.25
England median hourly rate £21.25 £30.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -30.33% +28.42% +22.20%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -61 24 £488 +2.63% 34
South London +8 7 £500 +222.58% 3
West London -15 3 £155 -75.40% 14
East London -11 1 £313 -26.47% 13
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 76 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (27.61%) Finance
3 72 (26.87%) Azure
4 61 (22.76%) AWS
5 55 (20.52%) Social Skills
6 50 (18.66%) Windows
6 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
7 47 (17.54%) JavaScript
8 44 (16.42%) Python
9 42 (15.67%) DevOps
10 41 (15.30%) WAN
11 40 (14.93%) Cisco
11 40 (14.93%) Linux
12 37 (13.81%) SQL
12 37 (13.81%) Banking
12 37 (13.81%) Data Centre
13 35 (13.06%) Java
13 35 (13.06%) Firewall
14 34 (12.69%) Active Directory
14 34 (12.69%) LAN
15 32 (11.94%) Degree
16 31 (11.57%) HTML
16 31 (11.57%) Microsoft 365
16 31 (11.57%) Cybersecurity
17 30 (11.19%) Telecoms
18 28 (10.45%) DNS
19 27 (10.07%) Migration
20 26 (9.70%) CSS
21 25 (9.33%) Jenkins
22 24 (8.96%) Public Sector

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 19 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.48%) IIS
3 10 (3.73%) CMS
4 8 (2.99%) Apache
5 6 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.49%) Confluence
7 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.75%) MTS
9 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.37%) JBoss
10 1 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.22%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.12%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.75%) Finacle
3 2 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.75%) RMDS
3 2 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 72 (26.87%) Azure
2 61 (22.76%) AWS
3 31 (11.57%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (7.46%) PaaS
5 17 (6.34%) IaaS
5 17 (6.34%) SaaS
6 14 (5.22%) GCP
7 11 (4.10%) Amazon EKS
7 11 (4.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (3.36%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (3.36%) Serverless
9 7 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.61%) Amazon S3
9 7 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (2.61%) Route 53
10 6 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.87%) AWS Direct Connect
11 5 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.87%) GitHub
12 4 (1.49%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.30%) WAN
2 35 (13.06%) Firewall
3 34 (12.69%) LAN
4 28 (10.45%) DNS
5 21 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 19 (7.09%) Wireless
7 17 (6.34%) MPLS
8 16 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (5.60%) HTTP
10 14 (5.22%) Intranet
11 12 (4.48%) Unified Communications
12 11 (4.10%) VPN
13 10 (3.73%) SAN
13 10 (3.73%) SSL
13 10 (3.73%) VoIP
14 9 (3.36%) Network Security
14 9 (3.36%) WLAN
15 8 (2.99%) SD-WAN
15 8 (2.99%) WebEx
16 7 (2.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.10%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.36%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.61%) MySQL
5 7 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.87%) Big Data
8 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.12%) Redis
9 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.75%) Power BI
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 25 (9.33%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.46%) JIRA
4 7 (2.61%) Jasmine
4 7 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (1.87%) Cypress.io
5 5 (1.87%) Gradle
5 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.49%) Maven
7 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.12%) GitLab
7 3 (1.12%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.12%) Storybook
7 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.75%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.75%) Subversion
8 2 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 74 (27.61%) Finance
2 55 (20.52%) Social Skills
3 37 (13.81%) Banking
4 30 (11.19%) Telecoms
5 24 (8.96%) Public Sector
6 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.85%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (2.61%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (1.87%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.87%) Legal
9 5 (1.87%) Local Government
9 5 (1.87%) Marketing
9 5 (1.87%) Publishing
9 5 (1.87%) Retail
10 3 (1.12%) Automotive
10 3 (1.12%) Front Office
10 3 (1.12%) Law
10 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (17.16%) Developer
2 42 (15.67%) Architect
3 21 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 17 (6.34%) Senior Developer
5 15 (5.60%) Analyst
6 14 (5.22%) Security Architect
7 12 (4.48%) Azure Architect
8 11 (4.10%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (4.10%) Security Engineer
9 10 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.36%) Technical Architect
11 8 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (2.99%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.61%) Angular Developer
12 7 (2.61%) AWS Architect
12 7 (2.61%) Consultant
12 7 (2.61%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.61%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.57%) HTML
2 26 (9.70%) CSS
3 24 (8.96%) Web Services
4 19 (7.09%) JSON
5 18 (6.72%) HTML5
6 16 (5.97%) REST
7 13 (4.85%) Node.js
8 12 (4.48%) .NET
8 12 (4.48%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.48%) RESTful
9 10 (3.73%) jQuery
10 9 (3.36%) React
11 8 (2.99%) Spring
12 7 (2.61%) Ajax
13 6 (2.24%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.87%) LDAP
14 5 (1.87%) OpenID
14 5 (1.87%) SOAP
14 5 (1.87%) WPF
14 5 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.46%) User Experience
3 16 (5.97%) Internet of Things
3 16 (5.97%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.60%) Online Banking
5 11 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.73%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.24%) Clustering
10 5 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.49%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.49%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.12%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.66%) Windows
2 40 (14.93%) Linux
3 13 (4.85%) Windows 10
4 12 (4.48%) Android
4 12 (4.48%) Unix
5 7 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.61%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.75%) CentOS
8 2 (0.75%) Solaris
8 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.67%) DevOps
3 31 (11.57%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (10.07%) Migration
5 23 (8.58%) Microservices
6 22 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (7.84%) Security Architecture
8 19 (7.09%) Analytics
8 19 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (7.09%) Project Management
8 19 (7.09%) Use Case
9 18 (6.72%) Project Delivery
9 18 (6.72%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.34%) ITIL
10 17 (6.34%) SDLC
11 15 (5.60%) Computer Science
11 15 (5.60%) Load Balancing
12 14 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.22%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 44 (16.42%) Python
3 37 (13.81%) SQL
4 35 (13.06%) Java
5 16 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.22%) TypeScript
7 13 (4.85%) C
8 12 (4.48%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.48%) C#
8 12 (4.48%) C++
9 9 (3.36%) Kotlin
10 8 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.24%) Go
11 6 (2.24%) Perl
12 5 (1.87%) PHP
12 5 (1.87%) VB
12 5 (1.87%) VBA
13 4 (1.49%) ES6
13 4 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (11.94%) Degree
2 14 (5.22%) CCNP
2 14 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.99%) CCNA
4 8 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.87%) CISSP
8 3 (1.12%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.12%) CISA
8 3 (1.12%) CISM
8 3 (1.12%) CREST Certified
8 3 (1.12%) GCFA
8 3 (1.12%) GCIH
8 3 (1.12%) GIAC
8 3 (1.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.75%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.34%) QA
2 12 (4.48%) GDPR
3 11 (4.10%) NIST
4 7 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.24%) SLA
6 5 (1.87%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.49%) FedRAMP
7 4 (1.49%) PMO
7 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.12%) Accessibility
8 3 (1.12%) ISO 20022
8 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
8 3 (1.12%) PSD2
8 3 (1.12%) TARGET2
9 2 (0.75%) SEPA
10 1 (0.37%) COBIT
10 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
System Software
1 34 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.48%) Docker
3 11 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.49%) NFS
6 3 (1.12%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.75%) vCloud
8 1 (0.37%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (8.96%) Terraform
2 17 (6.34%) Ansible
3 16 (5.97%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.24%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.49%) Kibana
5 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.49%) QRadar
5 4 (1.49%) SCCM
6 3 (1.12%) EnCase
6 3 (1.12%) FTK
6 3 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.75%) CASB
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.75%) Grafana
7 2 (0.75%) Rancher
7 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 40 (14.93%) Cisco
3 20 (7.46%) Citrix
3 20 (7.46%) VMware
4 18 (6.72%) Oracle
5 13 (4.85%) Adobe
6 10 (3.73%) Juniper
6 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.36%) F5
8 8 (2.99%) Dell
9 7 (2.61%) Apple
9 7 (2.61%) Aruba
9 7 (2.61%) Palo Alto
9 7 (2.61%) Splunk
10 6 (2.24%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.87%) Meraki
11 5 (1.87%) NetApp
12 4 (1.49%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.49%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.49%) Ruckus Wireless