Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 292 218 246
Rank change year-on-year -74 +28 -27
Contract jobs citing Internet 204 211 443
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.80% 1.17% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 10.69% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 150 259
10th Percentile £313 £163 £230
25th Percentile £400 £363 £373
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £480
Median % change year-on-year - -1.04% +3.78%
75th Percentile £556 £550 £616
90th Percentile £675 £638 £676
England median daily rate £437 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.88% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
10th Percentile £17.05 £14.57 £13.65
25th Percentile £21.62 £15.01 £14.07
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year +44.93% -20.69% -0.68%
75th Percentile £63.75 £25.56 £31.54
90th Percentile £69.30 £36.48 £37.50
England median hourly rate £13.47 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.81% +28.00% -13.55%

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 2,314 1,973 4,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.04% 10.90% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,601 1,364 2,864
10th Percentile £300 £227 £225
25th Percentile £385 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £429 £435
% change year-on-year +4.90% -1.38% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 55 90
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.80 £14.25
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +83.91% +8.75%
75th Percentile £63.75 £47.83 £41.96
90th Percentile £76.00 £53.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.21 £20.50 £19.57
% change year-on-year +13.22% +4.75% +0.44%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -7 36 £475 - 26
West London +4 4 £175 -44.00% 12
East London +1 4 £403 +0.63% 7
South London +29 2 £650 +266.20% 2
North London +3 1 - - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.47%) Finance
3 49 (24.02%) Firewall
4 46 (22.55%) Social Skills
5 42 (20.59%) WAN
5 42 (20.59%) Cisco
6 39 (19.12%) Windows
7 38 (18.63%) Azure
8 36 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 34 (16.67%) AWS
10 33 (16.18%) Microsoft 365
11 32 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 31 (15.20%) Active Directory
13 29 (14.22%) LAN
13 29 (14.22%) DNS
14 25 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (11.76%) DevOps
15 24 (11.76%) Data Centre
16 23 (11.27%) Python
16 23 (11.27%) Wireless
17 22 (10.78%) Project Management
17 22 (10.78%) User Experience
17 22 (10.78%) Self-Motivation
18 21 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
18 21 (10.29%) JavaScript
19 20 (9.80%) Linux
20 19 (9.31%) TCP/IP
20 19 (9.31%) VPN
20 19 (9.31%) Banking
20 19 (9.31%) Git (software)

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 10 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.41%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.96%) CMS
4 4 (1.96%) IIS
5 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.98%) Confluence
6 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.98%) MTS
7 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.98%) Finacle
2 2 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.63%) Azure
2 34 (16.67%) AWS
3 33 (16.18%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (7.35%) IaaS
4 15 (7.35%) PaaS
5 11 (5.39%) SaaS
6 10 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (4.41%) GCP
8 7 (3.43%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (2.94%) Serverless
10 5 (2.45%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.96%) Route 53
12 3 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (1.47%) AWS Direct Connect
12 3 (1.47%) CloudFront
12 3 (1.47%) npm
12 3 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.02%) Firewall
2 42 (20.59%) WAN
3 29 (14.22%) DNS
3 29 (14.22%) LAN
4 23 (11.27%) Wireless
5 19 (9.31%) TCP/IP
5 19 (9.31%) VPN
6 16 (7.84%) Intranet
7 15 (7.35%) MPLS
8 13 (6.37%) Unified Communications
9 12 (5.88%) DMZ
9 12 (5.88%) Network Security
9 12 (5.88%) VoIP
10 11 (5.39%) DHCP
10 11 (5.39%) Ethernet
11 10 (4.90%) Skype
11 10 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (4.41%) BGP
12 9 (4.41%) OSPF
13 8 (3.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (1.96%) Redis
3 3 (1.47%) Big Data
3 3 (1.47%) MySQL
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.98%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (0.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.49%) KDB
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.88%) Cypress.io
3 10 (4.90%) JIRA
4 9 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.41%) webpack
5 6 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.47%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.47%) Storybook
7 2 (0.98%) eggPlant
7 2 (0.98%) fastlane
7 2 (0.98%) GitLab
7 2 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.98%) Subversion
7 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.49%) JUnit
8 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (26.47%) Finance
2 46 (22.55%) Social Skills
3 36 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (9.31%) Banking
5 10 (4.90%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (2.94%) Retail
7 5 (2.45%) Advertising
7 5 (2.45%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.96%) Marketing
9 3 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.47%) Local Government
10 2 (0.98%) Legal
10 2 (0.98%) Publishing
11 1 (0.49%) Front Office
11 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (17.16%) Developer
2 21 (10.29%) Architect
3 18 (8.82%) Analyst
4 16 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 16 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 12 (5.88%) Consultant
6 11 (5.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (5.39%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.41%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.43%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.43%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.94%) Security Architect
10 6 (2.94%) Security Consultant
10 6 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.94%) Tester
11 5 (2.45%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (2.45%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (2.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (2.45%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.82%) HTML
2 16 (7.84%) CSS
3 14 (6.86%) Web Services
4 13 (6.37%) HTML5
5 10 (4.90%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.41%) JSON
7 7 (3.43%) CSS3
7 7 (3.43%) React
7 7 (3.43%) Spring
7 7 (3.43%) Vue.js
8 6 (2.94%) Jest
8 6 (2.94%) Node.js
8 6 (2.94%) Redux
8 6 (2.94%) REST
8 6 (2.94%) RESTful
9 4 (1.96%) Ajax
9 4 (1.96%) iOS SDK
9 4 (1.96%) Kafka
9 4 (1.96%) RxJava
9 4 (1.96%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.78%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (10.78%) User Experience
3 19 (9.31%) Internet of Things
4 12 (5.88%) PKI
4 12 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (4.41%) Tandem
7 7 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.43%) Online Banking
8 5 (2.45%) CESG
8 5 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.96%) AS400
9 4 (1.96%) Clustering
9 4 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.96%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.96%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.12%) Windows
2 20 (9.80%) Linux
3 13 (6.37%) Android
3 13 (6.37%) Unix
4 9 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.96%) Solaris
6 4 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (11.76%) DevOps
4 22 (10.78%) Project Management
5 21 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (9.31%) SIEM
7 16 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (7.84%) Project Delivery
8 15 (7.35%) Migration
9 14 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (6.37%) Security Architecture
10 13 (6.37%) TDD
11 12 (5.88%) Information Security
12 11 (5.39%) ITIL
12 11 (5.39%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.39%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.39%) Resource Management
12 11 (5.39%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.90%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.27%) Python
2 21 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.84%) Java
4 11 (5.39%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.92%) Kotlin
5 8 (3.92%) SQL
6 7 (3.43%) C
7 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.94%) Perl
8 5 (2.45%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.96%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.96%) C++
9 4 (1.96%) Java 8
9 4 (1.96%) Ruby
10 3 (1.47%) ES6
10 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.98%) C#
11 2 (0.98%) Go
11 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Degree
1 16 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.88%) CCNP
4 7 (3.43%) CREST Certified
5 6 (2.94%) CCNA
5 6 (2.94%) CISSP
6 5 (2.45%) CISM
7 4 (1.96%) CCDP
7 4 (1.96%) CISA
7 4 (1.96%) GCFA
7 4 (1.96%) GCIH
7 4 (1.96%) GIAC
7 4 (1.96%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.47%) CCIE
8 3 (1.47%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.47%) ISEB
8 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) GDPR
1 8 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.43%) QA
3 6 (2.94%) HIPAA
3 6 (2.94%) SLA
4 5 (2.45%) NIST
4 5 (2.45%) PMO
5 4 (1.96%) ISO 20022
5 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.96%) PSD2
5 4 (1.96%) TARGET2
6 3 (1.47%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.98%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.98%) SEPA
8 1 (0.49%) COBIT
8 1 (0.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (15.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.39%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.41%) Docker
3 9 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.45%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.98%) NFS
5 2 (0.98%) vSphere
5 2 (0.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.49%) Snort
6 1 (0.49%) vCloud
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.88%) Terraform
2 11 (5.39%) Kubernetes
3 10 (4.90%) Ansible
4 9 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.45%) EnCase
5 5 (2.45%) FTK
6 4 (1.96%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.47%) Kibana
8 2 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.98%) SCCM
8 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.49%) CASB
9 1 (0.49%) Control-M
9 1 (0.49%) logstash
9 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.49%) Puppet
9 1 (0.49%) Suricata
Vendors
1 42 (20.59%) Cisco
2 32 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.35%) CheckPoint
4 14 (6.86%) VMware
5 11 (5.39%) Citrix
6 9 (4.41%) Sonus
7 8 (3.92%) Google
8 7 (3.43%) Juniper
9 6 (2.94%) Oracle
10 5 (2.45%) Cellebrite
10 5 (2.45%) Openreach
10 5 (2.45%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.96%) Arista
11 4 (1.96%) Capita
11 4 (1.96%) F5
11 4 (1.96%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.96%) Meraki
11 4 (1.96%) Nokia
12 3 (1.47%) Dell
12 3 (1.47%) Red Hat